The Engineering Division manages the City's program to develop, implement, and enforce a storm water management program designed to reduce the discharge of pollutants to the maximum extent practicable, to protect water quality, and to satisfy the appropriate requirements of the Clean Water Act (CWA) in accordance with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II program.
The SWMP addresses the Six Minimum Control Measures as required by state regulations in order to reduce adverse effects on the storm water discharges.
The six minimum control measures include:
Public Education and Outreach
Public Participation / Involvement
Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
Construction Site Storm Water Runoff Control
Post Construction Storm Water Management in New Development and Redevelopment
Pollution Prevention / Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations