Commercial / Industrial

Every business in Yorba Linda makes a smart decision when they assure best management practices (BMPs) are followed to prevent pollution. Extra care to follow storm water 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 BMPs can prevent storm water pollution, and prevention is good business. It means clean water, clean beaches, and shows your customers you care about the community. Check out some ideas on steps you can take in and around your business. They 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.