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Stormwater Management Facts

New Stormwater Regulations

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has new regulations to prevent contamination of stormwater which apply to the Town of Evans. The regulations apply to specific areas of the municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4). This page includes a description of new laws the Town has enacted; links to the laws, the map of the regulated area, and other stormwater related documents and websites; a description of current permitted construction projects; and a form for comments or complaints on stormwater related items.


New Laws

To comply with new regulations to prevent contamination of stormwater, the Town has adopted two new laws:

Local Law #6 of 2007- Erosion and Sediment Control (E&SC)

This law prevents the contamination of stormwater from construction site runoff. It includes a provision for the Town to conduct inspections of permitted construction sites.
Local Law #6 for Erosion and Sediment Control

Local Law #7 of 2007- Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE):

This law prevents contamination of stormwater by preventing illicit discharges which are contaminants to the storm sewer system. Contaminants include sediment, chemicals or sanitary waste. The law provides for enforcement to track down and eliminate these discharges.
Local Law #7 to Prohibit Illicit Discharges