Phase II-Six Minimum Control Measures
Livingston County, MichiganDrain CommissionerPhase II-Six Minimum Control Measures

Phase II-Six Minimum Control Measures

Phase II


The six minimum control measures required by Phase II are:

1.   Public Education and Outreach
  • Inform the public about the steps they can take to reduce/prevent storm water pollution.
  • Landscape practices
  • Water conservation
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • Septic system maintenance
  • Business operations
2.   Public Involvement and Participation
  • Develop and implement programs that actively involve the public in water quality stewardship.
  • Provide opportunities for public involvement in program design.
3.   Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
  • Storm drain mapping
  • Regulations to prohibit non-storm water discharges to MS4’s
  • Programs to identify and eliminate illicit discharges and illegal dumping
  • Dry weather screening
4.  Construction Site Storm Water Runoff Control
  • Notification requirements
  • Additional eyes and ears to boost effectiveness of local NPDES
  • Protect Storm sewers from sediments
5.   Post Construction Storm Water Management (BMPs)
  • Implement regulatory programs to ensure installation of structural and non-structural BMPs for new development and redevelopment
  • Ensure long-term operation and maintenance
6.   Storm Water Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping
  • Develop and implement programs to prevent and reduce storm water pollution from municipal operations.
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Fertilizer, pesticide, and herbicides
  • Parking lots and drains
  • Materials storage
  • Flood Control retrofits for WQ
  • Spill prevention and response