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The General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4 General Permit) is the product of a mandate by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of its Stormwater Phase II rules in 1999. This general permit requires each municipality to take steps to keep the stormwater entering its storm sewer systems clean before that stormwater enters water bodies. One important element of this permit is the requirement that towns implement public education programs to make residents aware that stormwater pollutants emanate from many of their everyday living activities, and to inform them of steps they can take to reduce pollutants in stormwater runoff.
TOWN OF BROOKLYN MS4 PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH MATERIALS
1. Town of Brooklyn
- Factsheet: Town of Brooklyn Water Quality and Stormwater Summary
- Stormwater Management Plan
- Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE) Program
- 2021 Annual Report
3. CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
- Stormwater Management
- Stormwater and Water Quality
- Municipal Stormwater
- General Permit for Discharge of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)
- MS4 Fact Sheet
4. University of Connecticut (UCONN)
5. Environmental Protection Agency
If you would like to report an issue or comment on a Stormwater related topic such as: Illegal/illicit discharges, connections, municipal storm drain maintenance & operation, stormwater quality, Illegal dumping, concerns about proposed and ongoing land disturbance and development activities, or just helpful tips for improved overall stormwater management, please contact First Selectman, Austin Tanner at (860) 779-3411 x11 or email email@example.com.