Commercial / Industrial

Businesses in Yorba Linda make a smart decision when they choose to follow best management practices to prevent pollution. Taking extra care to follow stormwater guidelines ultimately protects bottom-line results.

One of the most common types of pollution from businesses is contaminated water runoff, usually from cleaning and maintenance activities. Simple best management practices can prevent stormwater pollution, meaning cleaner water and cleaner beaches for everyone. Following these best management practices shows your customers you care about the community. Check out some ideas on steps you can take in and around your business. There are measures that do not take a lot of time or cost a lot of money but can do a lot to prevent water pollution.

Industrial Storm Water Permit

The current General Industrial Storm Water Permit went into effect on July 1, 2015. All manufacturing and processing businesses must verify if they need to enroll for coverage under the new Industrial General Permit through the State Water Board Storm Water Multiple Application and Report Tracking System (SMARTS) website.