The Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping for municipal operations is a key element of the stormwater management program. This element requires Georgetown County to examine and subsequently alter their own actions to help ensure a reduction in the amount and type of pollutant that:
The Stormceptor System is a water quality treatment device used to remove total suspended solids and free oil from storm water. It prevents pollution from entering downstream waterbodies.
Treating pollution at the source is the preferred methodology for water quality control since the dilution of pollutants in storm water becomes problematic in terms of effective treatment as the drainage area increases.
Proper maintenance of storm sewer systems
Stormceptor System installed at the
Georgetown County vehicle repairs center
Stormwater Employee Training Best Management Practices (22:15)
Stormwater Good Housekeeping for County Buildings (14:04)
Stormwater Good Housekeeping for Parks and Recreation (11:43)