Ohio Department of Transportation SWMP Challenges and Responses
Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Outfall Inventory Who owns what?? Unique to each state Who owns what?? Unique to each state Inventory protocol & data dictionary Inventory protocol & data dictionary Paper vs database – map vs GIS Paper vs database – map vs GIS Tracking problem outfalls Tracking problem outfalls Illicit discharge response – authority Illicit discharge response – authority Home Sewage Treatment System Inventory – Ohio problem?
Post Construction Storm Water Management MS4 permit vs Construction site permit Statewide prescriptive requirements NOW! Negotiated three year phase-in Negotiated three year phase-in Design policy in place Design policy in place Training for designers completed Training for designers completed Best management practices Swales, slopes, infiltration, ponds and biofilters Swales, slopes, infiltration, ponds and biofilters Engineered systems – ultraurban? Engineered systems – ultraurban? Tracking & evaluation?
Training to support the SWMP Existing training programs – key = all divisions cooperation Hazardous waste training Highway Technician Program Design training Ongoing evaluation of training needs and target audience
Tying it all together Data Management Outfall inventory Outfall inventory Illicit identification and tracking Illicit identification and tracking HSTS inventory HSTS inventory BMPs BMPs EffectivenessEffectiveness Maintenance & life cycle costsMaintenance & life cycle costs Annual Report Annual Report Environmental Management Systems??
PI/PE Materials: Cover Graphics By Bruce Hull Office of Communication
Ohio DOT Web Resources Storm Water Management Page: http://www.dot.state.oh.us/stormwater/ Construction Storm Water Page: http://www.dot.state.oh.us/se/hy/NPDES.htm Post Construction BMP Design Page: http://www.dot.state.oh.us/se/hy/post%20con struction.htm