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MS4 Management

This educational track focuses on all of the various aspects required of a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit. Many stormwater professionals are expected to have expertise across a wide scope of programs, especially in smaller MS4's. Thousands of municipalities around the world are tasked with implementing strategies to lessen the impacts of urban stormwater and industrial pollution. Subjects such as illicit discharge detection and elimination, industrial stormwater management, municipal good housekeeping, program funding mechanisms and education programs are all discussed in this educational track.

Area of Focus

Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination

Industrial Stormwater Management

  • Mining Industry
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Oil & Gas Facilities
  • Fleet maintenance
  • HAZMAT Storage
  • Industrial Inspection & Compliance
  • Permitting

Municipal Good Housekeeping

Education & Outreach Programs

  • K-12 Programs
  • Adult Education
  • Non-Point Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO)
  • Post-Secondary Education Programs

MS4 Stormwater Management Plans

  • Implementation
  • Goals & Measurables
  • Adaptive Management

Funding Mechanisms

  • Fee structures
  • Utilities
  • Grants
  • Legislation/Constitutional Amendments

MS4 Management Track Committee

IECA is the foremost organization for those involved in or concerned about soil erosion control. Membership (in IECA) tells others you take erosion control seriously and you want to help make a difference.

Scott Velting, CPESC, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA