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City of Kingston Stormwater Program Annual Update Presented by Steve Noble Environmental Educator City of Kingston Parks and Recreation 845-331-1682, ext 132 snoble@ci.kingston.ny.us www.forsythnaturecenter.org. City of Kingston. City of Kingston. What is Stormwater?

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City of Kingston Stormwater Program

Annual Update

Presented by Steve Noble

Environmental Educator

City of Kingston Parks and Recreation

845-331-1682, ext 132

snoble@ci.kingston.ny.us

www.forsythnaturecenter.org

City of Kingston
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City of Kingston
  • What is Stormwater?
    • Stormwater is any water that runs off the land during a storm event.
    • The City of Kingston is working to control Stormwater and protect it’s local water bodies
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City of Kingston
  • Where does Stormwater go?
    • Like many cities in the northeast, Kingston has Combined Sewers in parts of the City.
    • All stormwater drains untreated from street level to the Rondout Creek.
    • All stormwater that drains into Combined Sewers travel to Kingston Wastewater Plant.
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City of Kingston
  • Six Minimum Control Measures

1)Public Education and Outreach

2)Public Involvement/Participation

3)Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

4)Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control

5)Post Construction Site Stormwater Management

6)Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping

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Control Measure 1 – Public Education and Outreach

Forsyth Nature Center conducted watershed education programs hundreds of students in Kingston Schools and the Hudson River

City of Kingston
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Control Measure 1 – Public Education and Outreach

The City of Kingston provided stormwater education at various city events

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City of Kingston

Kayaking on the Hudson River

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City of Kingston

Control Measure 2 –

Public Involvement/Participation

  • Stormwater Hotline was Developed
  • City of Kingston is working on Conservation Advisory Council
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City of Kingston

Hudson River Watershed Education

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City of Kingston

Control Measure 2 –

Public Involvement/Participation

  • The Forsyth Nature Center/City of Kingston held clean up days at Kingston Point Park
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City of Kingston

Control Measure 3 –

Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

  • The City of Kingston Stormwater/Sewer System Maps were Digitally Scanned
  • Illicit Discharge Law passed in December 07
  • IDDE Training held January and February 07
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City of Kingston

Control Measure 4 and 5

Construction Site and Post Construction Runoff Control Regulatory Mechanism

  • The City of Kingston passed it’s Stormwater Law in December of 2007
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City of Kingston

Control Measure 6 – Municipal Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping Programs

  • The City of Kingston has a number of annual programs including Street Cleaning and Storm Drain Cleaning
  • Kingston has Anit-Litter and Canine Waste Laws
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City of Kingston

Control Measure 6 – Municipal Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping Programs

  • Litter Screens at Combined Sewer Overflow Houses
  • Purchasing Vacuum Truck for improved storm drain cleaning
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City of Kingston

Mapping Kingston’s Stormwater

  • The City of Kingston joined Ulster Counties Stormwater Cooperative and mapped all of it’s Stormwater Outfalls
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City of Kingston

Challenges in 2007-2008

  • Implementing new rules/regulations and policies take time
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City of Kingston

Stormwater Permit Deadline

  • The City of Kingston must achieve full Stormwater Compliance by January 8, 2008
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City of Kingston

To Comment on Kingston’s Stormwater Annual Report

Alan Adin

Sr. Engineering Aide

City of Kingston

845-334-3968

aadin@ci.kingston.ny.us