Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Compliance Documents

EPA MS4 Stormwater Program

The storm drain system in Needham is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) permit program. The issuance of this permit means that residents, businesses, developers, and industrial facilities in Needham are responsible for reducing the discharge of pollutants from the municipality's storm sewer system to the maximum extent practicable.  

Town of Needham MS4 Compliance Documents

Annual Report (Year 1) 

Annual Report (Year 2)

Annual Report (Year 3)

2016 NPDES Permit Application (EPA)
2016 MS4 EPA Approval Letter (EPA)
Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP)  
         Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Status
 Phosphorus Control Plan (PCP) Status
Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE) Program
Good Housekeeping and Pollution Prevention (O&M) Plan (in development)
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) (in development)

Needham Stormwater Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)(in development)

Catch Basin Inspection & Cleaning Procedures

Dry Weather Outfall Inspections

Locating Illicit Discharges

Water Quality Screening

Wet Weather Outfall Inspections

Construction Site Stormwater Inspections
 Site Plan Review Procedures
 Sweeping Streets & Parking Lots Procedures
 Winter Road Maintenance - Snow Removal & De-Icing Procedures

Other MS4 Stormwater Documents

Needham Stormwater Bylaw
Needham Infiltration Map

Annual Report Logbook (Year 1)

Annual Report Logbook (Year 2)

Annual Report Logbook (Year 3)