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How to Manage Stormwater During Construction Activites

 

*** Prior to Any Land Disturbing Activities Stormwater Erosion/Sediment Control Permits are Required***

 ** Failure to comply with permit requirements may result in Civil Penalties **

 (Click for Permit Information)

CONSTRUCTION SITES

Erosion control is very important especially at construction sites. When erosion control devices or Best Management Practices (BMP’s) aren’t installed or maintained it can cause excessive amounts of sediment and debris to be picked up by stormwater and carried into ditches and storm drains.

 

Erosion Stoppers


BMP’s are designed to reduce the stormwater volume, peak flow and non point source pollution. They work by filtering the runoff, retaining the runoff and allowing it to soak into the ground or diverting the runoff away from drains and ditches.

 

BMP's Include: