Stormwater Education Programs and Essentials
Stormwater Outreach Toolbox
50 Ways to Prevent Pollution Flyer
Stormwater Doníts Door Hanger
Trashing Our Environment Post Card
What is a Rain Garden? Post Card
We All Live Downstream Post Card
Pesticides, Fertilizer, and Herbicides Control Program
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, 25% of the pollutants found in rivers and streams originate from residential use of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. These materials can enter into the storm water system through illegal dumping, run-off from excess lawn irrigation, and heavy rains. To learn more about PHFs and their impact on storm water click the link below.
Pesticides, Herbicides, and Fertilizer Brochure
Industrial High Risk
Discharges from industrial sites may contain pollutants that could affect the quality of streams and rivers nearby. The purpose Richland Countyís Industrial and High Risk Runoff Control program is to reduce pollutant loading and improve the quality of storm water runoff discharging from industrial and high risk facilities within the county.
Industrial High Risk Runoff Program Brochure
Industrial High Risk Best Management Practices Brochure
Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program
Illegal dumping is the disposal of waste in an unpermitted area such as a back area of a yard, along a stream bank, or at some other off-road area that has the potential for discharge to enter storm water drainage systems. Pouring liquid waste or disposing of trash down storm drains also qualify as illegal dumping and is punishable by fines or jail time.
Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program Brochure (English)
Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program Brochure (Spanish)
Septic System: Out of Sight should not mean Out of Mind Post Card
Put the Brakes on Water Pollution Brochure
Pet waste is more than unsightly, it pollutes our storm water. Pet waste left on trails, sidewalks, and lawns is flushed into the nearest water body when it rains. Animal waste can contain harmful bacteria and viruses that make water unfit for drinking, swimming, fishing, and irrigation.
Pick it UpÖ.Itís your doodie! Brochure
What to do about pet waste? Post Card
Stormwater runoff is a pathway for transporting sediment and other material from a site into streams, rivers, lakes and oceans.
Qualifying Local Programs for Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control and Post Construction Stormwater Management in New Development and Redevelopment Brochure
Qualifying Local Program and the Construction Permitting Process: From Start to Finish Brochure
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan identifies structural and non-structural best management practices that can be put in place to reduce erosion and run-off of pollutants and sediment.
Spill Prevention Control, and Countermeasures
The spill prevention control and countermeasure plan sets forth requirements for good housekeeping, prevention, and response to spills.
Spill Prevention and Control and Countermeasure Rule Brochure