When seeking to manage a Municipal Storm Sewer System (MS4), an effective Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) has six different components known as Minimum Control Measures (MCMs):

  • MCM 1 Public Education and Outreach - Public education outreach materials, public education implementation plan, examples of how to document outreach activities, and examples of outreach materials.
  • MCM 3 Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination - Regulatory mechanism to prohibit illicit discharges, illicit discharge recognition training, procedures for investigating, locating, and eliminating the source of illicit discharges, and spill response procedures.
  • MCM 6 Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping - Facilities inventory examples; procedures for determining pond effectiveness of treating total suspended solids (TSS) and total phosphorus (TP); inspection checklists for documenting structural stormwater BMPs, stormwater management ponds, outfalls, stockpiles, and storage and material handling areas; employee training commensurate with the employee's job responsibilities.

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