SWPPP is a site-specific, written document that:
Identifies potential sources of
stormwater pollution at the construction site.
Describes practices to reduce
pollutants in stormwater discharges from the construction
site. Reduction of pollutants is often achieved by
controlling the volume of stormwater runoff (e.g., taking
steps to allow stormwater to infiltrate into the
Identifies procedures the operator will implement to
comply with the terms and conditions of the EPA
Construction General Permit.
Failure to implement your SWPPP could
result in significant fines from EPA or a state environmental
agency. Therefore, it is important that you develop your SWPPP
to address the specific conditions at your site, fully
implement it, and keep it up-to-date to reflect changes at your