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1 City of El Cajon Storm Water Group Julie Hampel Bob Griswold Jaime Campos Jason Mooney Dennis Davies Gary Scott & Inspectors

2 Storm Water What is it? Why is it so important? What are expected of City employees?

3 The City of El Cajon and Storm Water Working better for the environment

4 City of El Cajon Mission Statement Maintain City in a manner which provides for safe and healthy conditions in which to live, work, and play.

5 Connection to Forrester Creek and the Ocean

6 Other Storm Water Connections

7 More Storm Water Connections

8 Storm Water What is it? Why is it so important? What needs to be done for compliance?

9 Pollution Metals Pests Acid Petroleum Sediment Toxics

10 A Typical City Job Complete tasks as specified by supervisor. Store materials and equipment in the appropriate areas. Keep outdoor working areas clean and functioning. Other tasks as needed!!

11 El Cajon Storm Water Program PERMIT –JURMP Municipal Industrial Commercial Residential New and Re- Development Public Participation Construction Illegal Dumping/Discharge Education

12 Municipal

13 Street Sweeper

14 Chemical Storage

15 Residential RVs

16 School Washouts

17 School Erosion

18 Construction

19 More Construction

20 Commercial Car Wash

21 Restaurants

22 Gas Stations

23 Residential Car Washing

24 Discharges to the stream

25 Industrial Areas

26 Industrial Hazardous Waste

27 City Activities Street sweeping Street surface repair Maintain safe streets Clean Sewer lines Clean Storm drain lines, inlets, and catch basins Daily equipment cleaning

28 City Activities (Cont.) Maintaining City Parks and School Grounds Maintaining Municipal Buildings and Parking Lots Providing Recreational Areas Planning Building Inspection

29 Observations Asphalt staining (Rust, oil, grease, chlorine) Sediment on sidewalks and in streets Discarded materials (tires, car batteries, oil) Sewage overflows (water discharging from a cleanout) or RV discharges Leaking vehicles or equipment Uncovered, unprotected piles of dirt or other materials SPILLS/DUMPING

30 Activities…Pollution Rust is composed of various metals Tires fill with water and attract mosquitoes Batteries crack and release acid Vehicle and equipment leaks are petroleum Sediment clogs water ways and transports pollution. Sewage contains bacteria, viruses, and parasites (oh my) Spills not cleaned or cleaned improperly … ………..head to the BEACH!

31 Pollution Metals hurt fish and small creatures in the bay Mosquitoes carry West Nile Virus Acid kills living things Petroleum smothers living creatures Sediment clogs our waterways and carries pollution Bacteria cause disease Spills cause additional pollution.

32 City Staff Actions CALL ( ) –Anytime you see, hear, or smell a discharge. DIRECT –When you are confident with the decision LEAVE INFORMATION –Anytime you believe there is or could be a discharge DOCUMENT OBSERVATION –Always

33 Individual Actions Place used and left over materials in properly designated areas Clean outdoor work areas Clean up SPILLS immediately Plan before working outdoors

34 Your Actions mean this pollution is sent to the dump and not the ocean

35 Forrester Creek

36 Clean Streets – Cleaner Beaches

37 Mission Bay

38 The last wilderness is just outside your door!

39 Q & A


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