Why is the Clean Water Act Important? Construction Contractors have to follow stormwater regulations that come from the United States Clean Water Act. One of the purposes of the Clean Water Act is to make the waters of the United States fishable and swimmable. Another purpose of the Clean Water Act is to protect sources

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Considerations to Help Comply with the MS4 Stormwater Permit Phase I and Phase II MS4 Stormwater Permits require regular ongoing inspections and monitoring within the long-term stormwater management minimum control measure.  MS4s often find themselves scrambling to achieve the minimum standard to accomplish these inspections, which is often a percentage total annually but in some

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Your MS4 Needs Stormwater Management Software for Inspections There are several factors to consider when deciding whether or not you need to invest in City stormwater inspections software to regularly monitor and document construction site inspections and to manage.  Here are 8 determining factors for Stormwater Compliance that will help you in making your decision:

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How Maintaining a Good Relationship with Regulators Helps Stop Fees, Fines, and Shutdowns What if you could drastically reduce the amount of site visits and violations given from regulators? I can’t count the number of times I’ve worked with people who are certain that the regulator, whether it be the municipal, state, or EPA level,

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The Problem with Stormwater Training “This one doesn’t look good either,” my co-worker, Tim, mumbled in my direction. “Where is it this time?” I asked, turning from my computer to look in his direction. “Massachusetts,” he mumbled again, scrolling through the annual report “They’ve done a good job with reporting their inspections and keeping track

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What is an Illicit Discharge? The Importance of Training and Education about Illicit Dishcarges What Is an Illicit Discharge? Illicit discharges are any discharges into a storm drain system that are not from stormwater and are polluted. Illicit discharges can carry pollutants into nearby water bodies. Cities and counties that hold stormwater permits are required

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