The Department of Public Works participates in the Countywide Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (STOPPP) in several different program areas. Those areas include the Municipal Maintenance Program, which reports and responds to Illicit Discharges, accounts for quantities of litter and organic materials cleaned from streets and storm drains and observes Watershed Protection Maintenance Standards. Staff from DPW’s Recycle Works participates in Public Information activities which include providing outreach and education for area schools. Watershed Protection Services provides training and education for County staff, consultants and contractors on stormwater pollution prevention, water quality regulations and endangered species protection.
Watershed Protection Services staff inspect County roads and drainage facilities in sensitive areas during and after significant storm events. This is to confirm the effectiveness of erosion controls, identify areas where water pollution controls may be needed and to evaluate roadway drainage facilities.
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Last updated: November 28, 2005
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