Primary Category: Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

An illicit discharge is when various pollutants enter the stormwater drainage system

Boyd Creek Pump Station Rehabilitation Funded

On August 1st, 2017 the City of Graham was approved by the NC Division of Water Infrastructure for a $2.5 million dollar replacement of the City’s Boyd Creek Pump Station. The Boyd Creek Pump Station is almost 60 years old and has been the source of several sanitary sewer overflows throughout it’s history. The City’s […]

Graham Municipal Staff Training

The City of Graham hosted municipal staff from around Alamance County for training about how to reduce pollution prevention through good housekeeping standards. The program also included a discussion about illicit discharges including how to identify them and what steps to take after identifying them. The program was presented by Joy Fields of Stormwater Smart […]

Plaza Latina IDDE Violation

Plaza Latina, a latino restaurant and supermarket, was discharging untreated washwater from a wash area into a parking lot and then into the storm drainage system. The property owner installed a covered can wash area to discharge the water to the sanitary sewer system to correct the issue. The property also distributed Restaraunt Stormwater to […]