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Category: Industrial Permit

How roofs can add pollutants to your stormwater.

May 01, 2024

Inspecting and properly maintaining your roof is an important industrial source control BMP. There is a lot of talk about roofs as an important structural BMP used to separate stormwater […]

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Material Storage and Handling

May 01, 2024

How you store and handle materials on your site can significantly impact your stormwater compliance. The key to proper material storage and handling is to prevent interactions between materials and […]

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Industrial Stormwater Site Inspection Basics

May 01, 2024

Site inspections are a critical part of your industrial stormwater general permit (ISGP). Inspections are an important tool to catch issues before they cause major stormwater pollution issues, as well […]

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Industrial Spill Cleanup Basics

April 08, 2024

Spills are an unfortunate reality on industrial sites, and it is important to know how to quickly respond and clean up a spill. Utilizing the best management practices for spill […]

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What to include in your Industrial Spill Kit

March 27, 2024

Spills are an unfortunate reality of industrial operations. The ability to swiftly and effectively manage spills is essential to protecting the environment and complying with stormwater regulations. Having a well-stocked […]

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Turbidity Sampling

March 14, 2024

Turbidity is the measurement of the cloudiness of our stormwater generally caused by material that washes off the landscape and becomes suspended in our stormwater. Turbidity is easy to measure […]

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pH Stormwater Sampling

March 06, 2024

While most stormwater samples get sent off to an accredited lab, pH is one of the few parameters that can be measured in the field.  The process for analyzing pH […]

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Sampling Stormwater Sheet Flow

February 28, 2024

Sheet flow is one of the most challenging sampling scenarios you can face for the Industrial Stormwater General Permit. The biggest challenge comes from getting enough volume in your sample […]

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Sampling Stormwater from a Catch Basin

February 20, 2024

Sampling stormwater out of a catch basin is a common scenario that many facilities face when sampling for their ISGP.  With multiple stormwater inputs, hard-to-reach sampling points, and heavy coverings, […]

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water flowing from outlet pipe into sample bottle

Sampling Stormwater from an Outlet Pipe

February 13, 2024

Sampling stormwater from an outlet pipe is often the easiest scenario to sample for your stormwater permit requirements. In most cases, the pipe is easy to identify, provides ample concentrated […]

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