Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

Purchase or Installation

Sandbags/ Gravel Bags

Protect delicate or valuable areas from water overflow with high-quality sandbags. Sandbags have been used for centuries to protect buildings and other areas from floodwaters and are still the primary resource for flooding today. ...

Jute Netting

Prevent erosion of the land around your construction site with erosion control netting. Jute netting comes in a range of sizes to fit your area. This eco-friendly product stabilizes the soil and prevent runoff while being made from ...

Landscape Staples

Three inches longer than the typical landscape staple, these nine-inch landscape staples will withstand more pressure. They are also thicker than what is traditionally sold in hardware stores. These staples stay in softer soil ...

Straw Wattle

Prevent an area from eroding with the use of a biodegradable straw wattle. Because straw is natural, it is good for the ground. The straw is bound into a tight mat and placed over a shallow ditch which is refilled. Rainwater and surface runoff ...

Safety Barrier Fence

Protect your construction site with a safety barrier fence. This product prevents unauthorized access, which could lead to vandalism, theft or injury to the other person. It also provides a recognizable line for the public not to cross if you’re ...

Coconut Fiber blanket

Also known as coir blankets or mats, coconut fiber blankets are biodegradable options to prevent erosion for the long-term. This product works along streams, canals, riverbanks and wetlands. Coconut blankets are designed to last for up to ...

Straw Bales

Straw bales help prevent erosion because you can roll up the straw into logs, which helps to control the loss of soil on hillsides. You can also use the straw to create blankets which lay in areas where the soil is eroding. As water hits the straw mat ...

Plastic Poly Sheeting

Plastic poly sheeting has many uses as a window cover, protection for countertops or floors, and covering for building materials. The sheeting helps slow down runoff on hills and seals off rooms or areas. This product is sold ...

Witches Hat

Prevent contaminants from getting into the water system with a witches hat. This product works as a filter to prevent sediments from getting into pipes and clogging the system. The hat is designed to fit right over the drain and is made of the same material as what is found ...

Silt Fencing

Silt fencing is a great barrier for sediment and the most common. Choosing the correct grade is very import being there are a variety of grades available. Choosing the grade is dependent on areas being protected, flow rates, and the length of the project.

Straw Blankets

Straw Blankets are used on channels and slopes to provide temporary ground cover while allowing normal vegetation to mature while also providing moisture retention, slope protection, and reducing water velocity.

Hard Surface Guard

Hard Surface Guard is designed to flex back and forth in light traffic environments and can be reshaped after deformation. The system can be anchored with nails, liquid cement, gravel bags or anchors and easily removed.

Curb Inlet Protection

Curb Inlets are much like drop inlet filters except water drains through a horizontal opening in the curb cut. They are designed to remove the pollutants while allowing the water to still leave the designated area without ponding.

This site-specific plan identifies any and all activities at a site which could cause water pollution and the detailed steps to be taken by the facility to prevent the discharge of pollution.

Why You Need a SWPPP

A SWPPP is necessary for any facility to obtain a National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit. If the facility has pollutants that are discharged directly into a water source, they must get the permit.

The first step is to submit a Notice of Intent, which provides a description of the types of pollutants that will be discharged along with the names of the waters that will be impacted. After the notice has been submitted, they will need to provide a SWPPP.

What a SWPPP Does

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses the SWPPP to help preserve and improve the quality of water. The EPA regulates facilities that discharge small amounts of pollutants into the water. Many municipalities have limits for the volume of pollutants that may be discharged and prohibit certain pollutants.

The SWPPP is designed to show regulating agencies how the facility will prevent pollution of the water and what it will do if there is a release. Some municipalities may require other permits and plans in addition to an SWPPP.

What a SWPPP Includes

The SWPPP will include several basic features. First, it will include a description of the site. The site description will give the address and the name of the facility along with a description of what activities will be performed at the location. A site map is included with the location of all waters to receive discharge. The description will contain information to assist emergency teams in an emergency situation.

This plan will list the Pollution Prevention Team that helps to create and revise the SWPPP. They also ensure practices and procedures are being followed or corrective actions are taken as needed. The plan will identify any activities that could cause pollution into the water, such as where leaks or a spill could happen. For every area that generates a pollutant, a control measure must also be provided.

Because accidents happen even with precautions taken, the plan must also include a spill response plan or plans on how to clean up the pollution. In addition, it should include how the system will be inspected and monitored. The SWPPP will address training of employees and provide documentation that it has been taught.

An SWPPP must be reviewed on a regular basis and updated with any changes or new information. In general, the SWPPP is incorporated into standard operating procedures to protect production and the environment.

SWPP & Erosion Control Material

We offer every aspect needed to guarantee your job is in compliance with all SWPPP regulations. We guarantee that all of employees use BMP’s when installing and maintaining your jobs. We start with a consultation with you to ensure we meet your erosion control needs. All of our employees have a lot of experience and the needed training to keep them up to date on new regulations.