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Construction stormwater - Top 5 permit violations

Rank Issue Non-compliant action Non-compliant photo Compliant action Compliant photo
1 Missing or inadequate soil stabilization Without proper stabilization, soil is vulnerable to erosion.
Without proper stabilization.PNG
Mats, mulches, blankets and other BMPs temporarily stabilize and permanently establish vegetation on disturbed soils.
BMPs temporarily stabilize and permanently establish vegetation.PNG
2 Missing perimeter controls When perimeter controls are missing, stormwater carries sediment off site and into waters of the state.
Perimeter controls are missing.PNG
Silt fence, biorolls, and other BMPs intercept runoff and settle out sediment while allowing water to run through.
BMPs intercept runoff and settle out sediment.PNG
3 Missing or inadequate inlet protection Missing or inadequate inlet protection allows sediment to enter the storm sewers and/or water bodies. Missing or inadequate inlet protection.PNG Inlet protection BMPs capture sediment before it enters the storm sewer.
Inlet protection BMPs capture sediment.PNG
4 Vehicle tracking Without a tracking BMP, vehicles track sediment onto paved surfaces. Vehicles track sediment onto paved surfaces.PNG Rock pads and other sediment tracking BMPs knock sediment off tires before it is tracked onto paved surfaces.
BMPs knock sediment off tires before it is tracked.PNG
5 Best Management Practices not maintained Unmaintained BMPs do not function properly and allow sediment to escape and enter waters of the state. Unmaintained BMPs do not function properly.PNG All BMPs must be maintained to ensure effectiveness.
BMPs must be maintained to ensure effectiveness.PNG


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