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ECOSS IDDE Inspections & Spill Control/Response - Thursday, November 8 (8:30am - 12:00pm)

201 – IDDE Inspections & 205 – Spill Control & Response
City of Snohomish
Cost $225
ECOSS prepares municipal staff to effectively manage their stormwater programs
Course Description: This course is designed to:
· Increase awareness and provide municipal field staff the tools to detect different types of illicit discharges in the public storm sewer system;
· Describe the MS4 permit requirements for illicit discharge elimination;
· Identify some of the common areas in cities and counties where non-stormwater may be introduced into the stormwater system;
· Discuss how to identify and discover the source of illicit discharges, and what steps should be taken within a jurisdiction to prevent this activity from happening;
· Elevate the awareness and understanding of municipal operation in the prevention and response to spills;
· Offer insight into what to look for to prevent spills from occurring, how to develop and execute a good spill response program, and what things to consider in responding to a spill;
· Set the foundation of understanding from which municipal operations can launch to educate city/county specific procedures and response requirements;
· Show the basics of spill response.
Learning Objectives:
· Identify the difference between a spill and an illicit discharge, and different types of illicit discharges that occur;
· Elevate the awareness of private, commercial and industrial activities that may impact the stormwater system in a jurisdiction;
· Provide tools for identification, reporting and investigation to discover the sources of illicit discharges within a municipal system;
· Learn why spill response is important to a municipal program;
· Develop baseline knowledge to identify key elements that should be part of a municipal spill response plan and program;
· Create a higher awareness of what to look for in terms of good housekeeping and proper material storage to prevent spills;
· Obtain an understanding of how to identify a spill, implement low risk prevention and clean up measures, and buy time for the appropriate response for cleanup;
· Increase confidence in the ability to take appropriate action in case of a spill.
Pre-registration required for this workshop
Questions about this course or need help with registration, contact Ann at municipal.stormwater@ecoss.org or 206-767-0432, ext. 1004