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Industrial Storm Water Program - Toolbox

Storm Water Program

Industrial General Permit Toolbox

The resources on this page are intended to provide guidance on the Industrial General Permit and to provide some outreach materials on the permit for use by the public, storm water professionals and other agencies. New toolbox resources will be added as developed by the storm water staff at the State and Regional Water Boards.

  • No-Exposure Certification (NEC) Brochure (English) | No-Exposure Certification (NEC) Brochure (Spanish)
    If a facility does not have industrial materials outdoors, does not conduct industrial activities outdoors and there is no exposure to storm water (in accordance with Section XVII of the Industrial General Permit) the facility may qualify for the NEC. The NEC allows for a reduction in monitoring storm water permit requirements, and the annual fee. This brochure summarizes the NEC requirements that can be found in the Industrial General Permit (State Water Board Order 2014-0057-DWQ).

  • To Do List (English) | To Do List (Spanish)
    This 2 page summary of the key components of the Industrial General Permit is intended to introduce the permit to individuals new to the program.
    (Note: Individuals are responsible for understanding the requirements set forth in the permit. This document does not provide an exhaustive summary of the permit requirements).

  • Presentations on the Industrial General Permit including Water Board Staff.
  • Notice of Intent (NOI) / Non-Exposure Certification (NEC) Training
    State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) staff conducted two training classes on preparing and implementing NOIs and NECs. The class announcement and agenda is linked below. To view the recorded training session please follow the instruction guide be low to access the videos.
  • State Water Resources Control Board presentation on Standard Industrial Classification Codes (SIC) codes
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTM_P2gwJMs

      The presentation is intended to provide the regulated community and the public with a general understanding of the application of SIC codes. This presentation is informational only, and is not intended to implement, interpret, or create any new or requirements. In the case of any conflict with existing statutes, regulations, or orders, the actual statute, regulation, or order governs. For specific SIC code questions, please contact staff of the State Water Board or the appropriate Regional Water Quality Control Board

  • Impaired Water Bodies
    • Webinars on Impaired Water Bodies:

    • Disclaimer: All presentations posted on this website are intended to provide the regulated community and the public with a general understanding of the Industrial General Permit from a staff perspective. These presentations are informational only, and are not intended to implement, interpret, or create new requirements. In the case of any conflict with existing statutes, regulations, or orders, the actual statute, regulation, or order governs. For specific questions, please contact staff of the State Water Board or the appropriate Regional Water Quality Control Board.

  • Watershed and Impaired Waterbody Information
    • The map tool provided below allows a user to find the Hydrologic Unit Code 10 (HUC-10) watershed where a facility is located, and determine the associated impaired waterbodies applicable in Appendix 3 of the Industrial General Permit.
    • Map Tool Instructions

      DISCLAIMER: The map tool is for information only and there is no explicit or implied assurance of the accuracy for the information provided. The data are updated periodically; the information provided, especially permitted industrial facility information, may be out-of-date. For a current list of permitted facilities please use the SMARTS database.

California StormWater Quality Association (CASQA) Industrial and Commercial BMP Handbook/Portal

CASQA has developed a new CASQA Industrial and Commercial BMP Handbook/Portal to complement the Industrial General Permit that became effective July 1, 2015.

The new CASQA Industrial and Commercial BMP Handbook / Portal is now available by annual subscription to assist Dischargers and other users to understand new permit requirements.

The content of the CASQA Website and documents does not necessarily reflect the view and policies of the State Water Resources Control Board, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.



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Questions or Comments?

Please email stormwater@.waterboards.ca.gov or phone 916 341-5538.

 

( Page last updated:  3/29/17 )