A Best Management Practice or BMP is defined as any "program, process, location criteria, operating method, measure or device which controls, prevents, removes, or reduces pollution." In addition to BMP's, there are local ordinances prohibiting certain types of waste water discharges.
Each day urban runoff pollution contaminates surface waters and increases the risk of flooding by clogging gutters and catch basins. The list below describes various BMPs that businesses and homeowners can do to reduce environmental pollution to the stormwater system.
General Industry, Business Owners, Manufacturing, Chemical Distributors and Manufacturers, and Warehouse Operators.
Building Maintenance Departments, Property Owners, Service Stations, Fast Food Restaurants, Auto Repair Shops, Window Washing Services, Mobile Washing Services
Gas Stations, Auto Repair Shops, Auto Body Shops, Car Dealerships, Mobile Fleet Managers, Airplane Maintenance, and Mobile Fleet Washing Services
General Contractors, Construction Inspectors, Home Builders, Developers, Masons & Bricklayers, and Construction Workers
Bulldozer, Backhoe & Garden Machine Operators, Developers, Dump Truck Drivers, General Contractors, Home Builders, and Site Supervisors