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MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM (MS4) COMPLIANCY BY SEPTEMBER 2017

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The PA Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) initiated the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) program to promote greater understanding of stormwater as a valuable resource and to improve overall stormwater management practices.

The updated state and federal guidelines no longer recommend flushing stormwater into the nearest waterway or detention basin as quickly as possible. The standard mown grass storm basin may help limit localized flooding, but these traditional basins actually degrade water quality and stormwater that ...

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