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Requirements for Detailed Measureable Goals and Procedures, Public Notice Adjustments

The revised permit will include changes in requirements that affect all Small MS4s.
Key changes include:

  • Identification of clear, specific and measurable annual goals
  • Development of standard operating procedures
  • Public notice and public reporting

Remind Me, What is a Small MS4?

A "municipal" separate storm sewer system (MS4) is a storm system owned or operated by a public entity like a city, flood control district, county or public agency...

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TagsMS4, Phase II MS4, Stormwater, stormwater management,

The TCEQ is scheduled to approve the next five-year general permit (TXR040000) for Phase II (Small) MS4s on Jan. 16, 2019, and the permit will be issued a few days later. While the current five-year general permit is scheduled to expire Dec. 12, 2018, TCEQ has stated it will administratively extend the provisions of the current permit to...

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TagsTCEQ, Phase II MS4, MS4, Stormwater, stormwater management,

TCEQ’s Water Quality Advisory Work Group (WQAWG) held a Stakeholder meeting on Tuesday to discuss updates regarding the Phase II MS4 General Permit (TXR040000) and the Stormwater Construction General Permit (TXR150000).

Phase II MS4 General Permit Renewal

The current Texas Phase II MS4 General Permit expires Dec. 13, 2018. The renewal permit will incorporate two federal rules. The Federal Remand Rule (effective January 2017) specifies permits must be clear, specific and...

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TagsPhase II MS4, TCEQ,

The staff at Fort Hood take great pride in providing an environment to train U.S. troops to protect our country and our interests around the world. While serving this important mission, Fort Hood is required to comply with Clean Water Act requirements to protect water quality from pollution in urban storm water runoff. Like many cities throughout Texas and the U.S., Fort Hood is an operator of a Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) and is in the midst of implementing a storm water management program in the urbanized areas of the installation.

Utilization of...

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Small cities, counties and other regulated entities are now in the third year of their first five-year permit to implement their Phase II MS4 program to protect water quality from pollutants in stormwater runoff. Year-to-year progress towards implementation must be demonstrated to the TCEQ until the full program is in place by August 2012. Some of the challenges and potential solutions faced by those implementing Phase II MS4 programs are discussed below.

Interdepartmental Support: Getting Adequate Action and Support from Other Department Personnel
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TagsStormwater Utility, Phase II MS4, Ordinance, iSWM,