All Posts Tagged With: "best management practices"

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6 Best Management Practices to Prevent Storm Water Runoff Pollution.

Storm water discharges are generated by runoff from land and impervious areas such as paved streets, parking lots, and building rooftops during rainfall and snow events that often contain pollutants in quantities that could adversely affect water quality. Most stormwater discharges are considered point sources and require coverage by an NPDES permit. The primary method […]

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What are Nonpoint Source Pollution and Best Management Practices?

What is Nonpoint Source Pollution? Nonpoint source pollution is generated from land runoff resulting from precipitation. As the runoff moves over the land surface, it picks up and carries away natural and manmadepollutants and deposits them into waterways, wetlands and ground water. Human activity can dramatically increase nonpoint source pollution potential. Why is nonpoint source […]

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