Operations & Maintenance

Stormwater Management

The federal Clean Water Act requires municipalities and other public entities that operate separate storm sewer systems to develop and implement a Storm Water Management Program. One aspect of the program is "public education and outreach."

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact John McCarthy at 914-248-2304 or e-mail at: jmccarthy@pnwboces.org.

Stormwater Management Plans

November 2008
April 2003
 
STEERING COMMITTEE
 

Newsletters

September 2018 - NYSDEC SPDES General Permit (Year 9) 
July 2017 - Stormwater Pollution Best Management Practices
November 2016 - Stormwater Pollution & Then Integrity of Our Nation's Waters (Year 7)
July 2015 - Re-Defining Stormwater Management Practices (Year 6)
September 2014 - Climate Changes and Green Stormwater Infrastructure Planning Practices (Year 5)
November 2013 - Green Stormwater Infrastructure Planning Practices (Year 4)
October 2012 - Ongoing Stormwater Management Program (Year 3)
2012 Phosphorus Law (Year 2)
Ongoing Stormwater Management Program (Year 1)
Benefits of On Site Storm Water Management (Year 1)
 

Fact Sheet - Year 9

#1 – Environmental Impacts of Phosphorus on Our Water Quality
#2 - Impacts of Stormwater Runoff on our Drinking Water
#3 - Permeable Paving for Stormwater Management
#4 - Composting for Stormwater Management
#5 - Innovative Alternatives for Stormwater Management

 

Fact Sheet - Year 8

#1 – BMPs for Car Washing
#2 – Environmental Impacts of Impervious Surfaces
#3 – Rain Gardens: A Design Guide
#4 – Stormwater Runoff and Algae Blooms
#5
-- Alternative Stormwater Best Management Practices
#6 -- Stormwater BMP Lawn and Garden Care
 

Fact Sheet - Year 7

#1 – SWMP Recordkeeping Requirements
#2 – Water Conservation and Stormwater Management
#3 – Construction Activity Permit No. GP-0-15-002
#4 – Protection of Your Watershed
#5 – The Excessive Nutrient Problems and Solutions
 

Fact Sheet - Year 6

#2 - Rain Gardens: A Design Guide for Homeowners
#3 - Pollution From Phosphorus: Re-Visited
 

Fact Sheet - Year 5

#1 - Sustainability of Our Water Resources
#2 - Ongoing Stormwater Management Program Under MS4 Permit
#3 - NYS Green Cleaning Products and Green Cleaning Programs: Re-Visited
#4 - Bioretention Systems for Stormwater Drainage from School Parking Lots
#5 - Vegetated Bioswales for Stormwater Volume Reduction and Water Quality Improvements
 

Fact Sheet - Year 4

#1 - Algae Blooms & Stormwater Pollution
#2 - Green Infrastructure Program by the NYC Department of Environmental Protection
#3 - Reducing Stormwater Pollution by Utilizing Phosphate Free Detergents
#4 - Pollution Prevention of Illicit Disharges
#5 - Green Infrastructure Practice: Porous Pavements
 

Fact Sheet - Year 3

#1 - Water: A Precious Commodity
#2 - Controlling Stormwater at the Source
#3 - Composting: A Paradigm Shift in Stormwater Management
#4 - Storm and Ice Control
#5 - Design Manual & Green Infrastructure Practices
 

Fact Sheet - Year 2

#1 - Community Outreach Programs
#2 - Green Infrastructure Management Practices
 

Fact Sheet - Year 1

#1 - Sensitive Waterbodies
#2 - Trash Management, Recycling & Hazardous Waste
#3 - Proper Lawn Care & Pesticides Control
#4 - Water Conservation Measures
#5 - Pollution Prevention of Illicit Discharges
#6 - Land Disturbance
#7 - Pollution Prevention Practices
#8 - Phosphorus as the Pollutant of Concern
#9 - Reduction of Phosphorus
#10 - Stormwater Program
#11 - Green Stormwater Practices
#12 - Stormwater Permit Requirements
#13 - Benefits of Green Stormwater Practices
#14 - Bioretention Systems for Stormwater Management
#15 - Stormwater Pollution From Car Washing
#16 - PNW/BOCES Stormwater Campaign
#17 - The Path to Clean Water: Rain Garden
#18 - The Path to Clean Water: Rain Harvesting
#19 - Stormwater Regulations on Construction-Related Activities
#20 - The Path to Clean Water: Organic Lawns and Gardens

 

Links

Center for Watershed Protection
http://www.cwp.org/stormwater_mgt.htm

Environmental Protection Agency (federal government)
http://www.epa.gov/ebtpages/watestormwater.html

National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies
http://www.nafsma.org/

Department of Environmental Conservation (state government)
http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dow/mainpage.htm

Department of Environmental Conservation (state government)
http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dow/toolbox/ms4toolbox/ms4_docs.html

Stormwater Management Resource Center
http://www.stormwatercenter.net/

Stormwater Authority
http://www.stormwaterauthority.org/

 

Annual Reports

2019 Draft Annual Report
2018 Draft Annual Report
2017 Draft Annual Report
2016 Draft Annual Report
2015 Draft Annual Report
2014 Draft Annual Report
2013 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report
2007 Annual Report
2006 Annual Report