Action Item 2.1.2.3: Enhance quality of water discharges.

Enhance the quality of all discharges into the ground (both stormwater and wastewater) in current and new sources.1
  • 1. Focus especially on reducing phosphorus discharges for surface water and nitrogen discharges for ground water, and other contaminants typically found in stormwater runoff, such as pesticides and herbicides used on lawns, and contaminants from automobiles found in parking lot runoff.
Timing: 
Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
Primary Inventory Element: 
Natural Resources
Other Inventory Elements: 
Sustainability
Lead Owner: 
Board of Health<i> </i>
Other Owners: 
Engineering Department
Health Department
Water Resources Advisory Committee

Comments

From ACES: Add Engineering as an owner, and add contaminants other than phosphorous and nitrogen compounds to include other contaminants typically found in stormwater runoff, such as pesticides and herbicides used on lawns, and contaminants from automobiles found in parking lot runoff.