These regulations require communities with populations
under 100,000 to implement a municipal storm water management program as follows:
EPA Phase II Minimum Measures
Public education and outreach on storm water impacts:
Develop and implement a program to educate the public on impacts of storm water discharges on water bodies and the
steps necessary to reduce storm water pollution.
Public involvement and education:
Develop and implement a public participation program to
assist in the implementation of the surface water management
Illicit discharge detection and elimination:
Develop and implement a program that includes ordinances
prohibiting illicit sewer connections or discharges (including
dumping), creates sewer maps, and offers public education
on the hazards of illicit discharges.
Construction site storm water runoff control:
Develop, implement, and enforce a program to reduce storm
water runoff from construction activities on land disturbances
of one or more acres.
Post-construction site storm water management
in new development and redevelopment: Develop,
implement, and enforce a program that addresses storm
water runoff from new development and redevelopment,
generally using structural and nonstructural best management
Pollution prevention / good housekeeping for municipal
Develop and implement a program that considers pollution
prevention and good housekeeping measures for maintenance
activities, street runoff controls, storm sewer waste disposal,
and flood control management projects.