Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Safety Training Video

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) – Safety Training Video produced by American Training Resources.  Watch to learn about stormwater regulations and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act, and NDPES.

West Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Best Management Practice Manual

The Construction Site Runoff Control Program of the Beckley Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requires developers to follow storm water pollution prevention plans, erosion and sediment control plans or minimum structural controls depending on the size of the project. All sites should implement appropriate structural and nonstructural control to prevent erosion, control sediment […]

Low Impact Development

Very informative video explaining the Best Management Practices for the management of Stormwater Runoff when developing a new or existing property.

Pollution Prevention Practices for Construction Activity

Rain that falls onto construction sites is likely to carry away soil particles and other toxic chemicals on construction sites. If stormwater is not properly managed, it can carry these pollutants to our water-ways. Erosion control practices can serve as a first line of defense, minimizing clean up and maintenance costs, and the impacts to water resources […]

Stormwater Permit Requirements

Planning and permitting requirements exist for construction activities. These requirements are intended to minimize storm water pollutants leaving construction sites. Perimeter controls (e.g. silt fence) Sediment traps Immediate vegetation Phased, minimized grading Construction entrance Protection of streams and drainage ways Knowing your requirements before starting a project and following them during construction can save you […]