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Pollution Prevention / Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations
Best Management Practices (BMPs) in this category are designed to minimize negative impacts to water quality by minimizing storm water pollution resulting from runoff from municipal and household operations. These outreach activities will address a wide range of audiences across each City department, as wella sthe general public.

Tyler's Storm Water Management Program contains fourteen BMPs in the Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations category including:
  • GH-1 : Storm Water Pollution Prevention Training
  • GH-2 : Used Tire and Battery Recycling
  • GH-3 : Vehicle Washing
  • GH-4 : Vehicle Refueling
  • GH-5 : Landscape and Lawn Care
  • GH-6 : Roadway Cleaning
  • GH-7 : Storm Sewer System Operation and Maintenance
  • GH-8 : Facility Specific SOPs
  • GH-9 : Used Oil Collection and Recycling
  • GH-10 : Airport Operations
  • GH-11 : Facilities and Control Inventory
  • GH-12 : Municipal Operation and Maintenance Activities
  • GH-13 : Contractor Oversight
  • GH-14 : Good Housekeeping Cleanup

Numerous studies have documented that a considerable amount of pollution through storm water runoff can be attributed to poor housekeeping practices. Storm water that is allowed to run across areas of exposed stockpiled materials and debris containing chemicals and hazardous waste is a real concern. Storm water pollution is also a concern when the general public and municipal systems are performing preventive maintenance activities such as washing vehicles and distributing chemicals for lawn care.