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NPDES Permit

The Contra Costa Clean Water Program's (CCCWP's) 21 agencies are named as Permittees in the Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (MRP) issued by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board for the San Francisco Bay Region (RWQCB).

Provisions C.2 through C.17 include requirements for one-time and ongoing activities that the Permittees must implement over the course of the Permit term, which began January 1, 2016 and is currently planned to extend to June 30, 2022. The table below shows some key Permit provisions and links to pages on this website that describe Program activities to assist Permittees to implement the provision.

Permit Provision

Provision Title

Relevant Pages on cccleanwater.org

C.2

Municipal Operations

Municipal Operations

C.3

New Development and Redevelopment

C.3 Requirements: Development

C.3.j.

Green Infrastructure Planning and Implementation

Green Infrastructure

C.4

Industrial and Commercial Site Controls

Business Inspections

C.5

Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

Report Illegal Dumping and Spills

Illicit Discharges

C.5.e.

Control of Mobile Sources

Mobile Cleaners and Businesses Brochure

Carpet Cleaners Brochure

C.6

Construction Site Control

Requirements for Construction

C.7

Public Information and Outreach

Residents/Community

C.7.e

Watershed Stewardship Collaborative Efforts

Volunteer

C.7.f.

School-Age Children Outreach

Schools

C.8

Water Quality Monitoring

Monitoring/Assessment

C.8.d.

Creek Status Monitoring

Creek Status

C.8.f.

Pollutants of Concern

Pollutants of Concern

C.9

Pesticides Toxicity Control

Yards, Gardens, and Pets

Pesticides

C.10

Trash Load Reduction

Trash/Litter

Trash BMPs for Businesses Brochure

C.11

Mercury Controls

Pollutants of Concern

Mercury Contamination Brochure (Don’t Trash Fluorescent Bulbs)

C.12

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Controls

Pollutants of Concern

C.13

Copper Controls

Copper

C.15

Exempted and Conditionally Exempted Discharges

 

C.15.v.

Discharge Type – Swimming Pool, Hot Tub, Spa, and Fountain Water Discharges

Draining Pools and Spas Brochure