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					  ODOT Storm Water
Management Conference

ODOT Central Office Auditorium
      January 28, 2004
             ODOT
                &
Storm Water Management
      Why we are here,
     what we are doing
    and how it may affect
    your job in the future.

            Tom Linkous
 Office of Environmental Services
Regulatory Requirements
The Clean Water Act of 1972


Cuyahoga
River 1969
Clean Water Act
  National Pollutant Discharge Elimination
  System = NPDES
  Regulates POINT sources of Pollution
  Originally: industrial, municipal, and
  others with discharges to waters of the
  United States
  Delegated to States (Ohio EPA)
Clean Water Act – NPDES Phase I

   NPDES Phase I – Permits for Storm
   Water Discharge
     Industrial Site Storm Water
     Construction Site Storm Water
     Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems
     (MS4) – Large Municipalities = >100,000
Clean Water Act – NPDES Phase II

   NPDES Phase II Storm Water Permits
     MS4 – Small Municipalities = >10,000
     ODOT = Small Municipality
     Separate Storm Sewer System – Includes
     Ditches
     General Permit/Notice of Intent Approach
     Deadline March 19, 2003
CWA NPDES MS4 Permit vs
Construction Permit
 MS4 Permit - Small        Construction Permit
   New in 2003               Revised in 2003
   Primarily Storm           Primarily E&S from
   Sewers                    Construction Sites
   Urbanized Areas           Statewide
   Post Construction         Post Construction
   SW Management – 5         SW Management –
   year implementation       ASAP – ODOT 2006
   Defer to Construction     Interim Guidelines
   Permit                    Available Now
Clean Water Act
                  Cuyahoga River
                  30 years later
MS4 Permit Requirements

Storm Water Management Plan or
            SWMP

Ohio EPA Permit (follows
minimum requirements of USEPA)
MS4 Permit Requirements
  Deadline March 19, 2003 (Met)
  NOI to OEPA w/ SWMP
  Annual Fee $100/sq. mi. = $8575.00 for
  ODOT
  Annual Report
    5 years
    Due on March 19
    In preparation now for year one
SWMP Content (1)
  Six Minimum Control Measures (MCMs)
   Public Education
   Public Involvement
   Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination
   Construction Site Storm Water Control
   Post Construction Storm Water Management
   Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping
SWMP Content (2)
  Best Management Practices (BMPs)
    Technology based permit (not effluent
    based)
    Standard BMPs for Storm Water
    Management
    Maximum Extent Practical Requirement
    BMP selection for the SWMP
    Measurable Goals for Annual Report
SWMP Content (3)
  PI/PE MCM (don’t you love acronyms?)
    Mostly directed internally for ODOT by
    OEPA guidance
    Involvement with other groups/
    copermittees
SWMP Content (4)
  Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination
   Inventory of discharge points – outfalls
   Visual screen of discharge
   Testing where warranted
   Follow up to locate illicit dischargers
   Action to eliminate illicit discharges
   Home Sewage Treatment System
   Inventory
SWMP Content (5)
  Construction Site Storm Water Control
    Use of existing process within OEPA’s
    Permit for Discharge of Storm Water from
    Construction Sites (and Storm Water
    Pollution Prevention Plan) provides
    framework for compliance with MS4
    Permit. (Add measurables for annual
    report)
SWMP Content (6)
  Post Construction Storm Water
  Management
    Required for new construction and major
    reconstruction
    Use same approach as required for
    Construction Site Permit (see slides 7 and
    15)
SWMP Content (7)
  Pollution Protection/Good Housekeeping
    Use of training and manuals to enhance
    existing practices to reduce pollution
    sources on highway rights of way and at
    ODOT facilities
    Implementation of new BMPs where
    feasible and warranted
ODOT SWMP Team
 NPDES Committee                 Executive Committee
   Doug Gruver                      Tom Lyden
   Scott Fulks (Larry               Rand Howard
   Sheppard)
   Matt Cozzoli                     Bill Lozier
   Dan Barr (Ben Bandy)             Skip Grey
   Tom Bradford                     Walid Gemayel (Tony
   Dave Riley                       Vogel)
   Tom Lyden                        Todd Gottshall
   Tom Linkous (Rob Lang)
   Bill Krouse
                            Consultant: URS
                            Outfall Inventory: DLZ
CWA/NPDES Links
 Clean Water Act & NPDES – USEPA:
 http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/index.cfm
 Ohio EPA Storm Water Site:
 http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/storm/i
 ndex.html
 ODOT Storm Water Site:
 http://www.dot.state.oh.us/stormwater/