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Maryland Stormwater Management Program

Stormwater Management Program Overview

This Level 1 program covers an overview of the Clean Water Act, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program, and the proper installation and maintenance of temporary pollution controls (Best Management Practices - "BMPs").

DISCLAIMER: This program has not yet been approved by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

Intended Audience

  • Contractors, Builders, Developers, Utility Contractors
  • Site Superintendents
  • Construction Project Managers
  • Installation and Maintenance Personnel

Curriculum

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the components and framework of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program.
  • Describe the proper installation and maintenance of stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs).
  • Define Erosion Control, Sediment Control, and Pollution Prevention
  • Describe erosion and sediment control Best Management Practices (BMPs) and the role they play in preventing pollution from entering neighboring surface waters of Maryland.
  • Describe the pollution prevention measures required while on a construction site.

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive



Diverting offsite runoff around a disturbed area reduces the amount of stormwater which comes into contact with the exposed soils. If there is less runoff coming in contact with exposed soil, then there will be less erosion of the soil and less stormwater which has to be treated to remove sediment.


Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

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