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  • 1. City Council
    August 2, 2011
  • 2. Street Sweeping – Before Stormwater Program
  • 3. Street Sweeping – Before Stormwater Program
    3 street sweepers
    Maintenance nightmare
    usually only 1 working at any given time
    City streets swept approximately once to twice per year
  • 4. Street Sweeping – After Stormwater Program
  • 5. Street Sweeping – After Stormwater Program
    4 street sweepers
    Vacuum system
    removes much more dirt & debris than previous models
    City streets swept approximately 4-5 times per year
    75-90 day cycles
    Average of 333 tons of sweepings per month
    currently 4,000 tons per year
    91.5 tons per month or 1,100 tons total in 2007-2008
    ~483,000 pounds per month more now than in 2007-2008
  • 6. Street Sweeping
  • 7. Street Sweeping Annual Costs
  • 8. Street Sweeping Total Costs
  • 9. Stormwater Program 2010-2011 Budget
  • 10. Stormwater Program 2011-2012 Budget
  • 11.
  • 12. Storm Water Management
    Purpose
    Federal mandate to improve surface water quality
    (Phase II Storm Water Program through the TCEQ)
    Clean up San Angelo’s rivers for:
    aquatic life
    drinking water
    aesthetics
    2008 – Storm Water Management Plan
    2010 – Storm Water Utility Fee (adopted 12/15/09)
  • 13. Storm Water Division
    Community & Economic Development
    Department
    Operations
    Department
    Engineering Services
    Storm Water Engineering
    Storm Water Operations
  • 14. Storm Water Division
    Personnel
    Clinton Bailey, P.E. – City Engineer
    Tim Wolff, P.E. – Storm Water Engineer
    Doug Kirkham – Storm Water Superintendent
    Lauren Weatherly – Storm Water GIS Analyst
    David Hall – Surveying/Engineering/GIS
  • 15. Storm Water Management Plan
    Initial 5-yr permit through August 2012
    6 Minimum Control Measures (MCM)
    33 Best Management Practices (BMP)
    UCRA partnership
    Public education
    Classroom education
    Storm drain marking
    Storm water sampling & analysis
    Storm Water Master Plan
  • 16. Public Education
    Education for:
    General public
    City employees
    Elected officials
    • Students
    • 17. Builders/Developers/Engineers
  • Storm Water Mapping
    Storm Sewer System Map
    Maintenance routines
    Mowing schedules
    Problem areas
    Improvement projects
    Storm water permits
  • 18. Water Quality Monitoring
    Storm Water Quality Monitoring Stations
    10 permanent sites
    UCRA sampling and testing
  • 19. Water Quality Monitoring
  • 20. Water Quality Monitoring
  • 21. Storm Water Operations
    Storm water maintenance crews
    Facility maintenance/construction
    Storm drain cleaning
    Mowing
    New guidelines along channels
    Street sweeping
    Revised schedules & routes
    River cleanup
  • 22. Storm Water Operations
    Equipment
    Tractors
    Street sweepers
    • Backhoe
    • 23. Implements, etc.
  • …in the Future
    Initial permit term ends August 2012 (5-yr permit)
    Public awareness
    UCRA Storm Water Master Plan
    Construct storm water quality improvement projects
    Hire inspector - site inspections for erosion control
  • 24. …in the Future
    THE CONCHO RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES WILL BE CLEANER!
    Cleaner drinking water
    Healthier fish and other aquatic wildlife
    More pleasant to look at or fish in
  • 25. Stormwater Program
    General Education of City Employees
    Training sessions taught by the UCRA and City staff
    Education for City departments that have an impact on stormwater quality
    Lake Operations, Street & Bridge, Inspections, Vehicle Maintenance, Permits, Stormwater, Parks, Water Distribution
    Sessions tailored for each department
  • 26. Stormwater Program
    General Education of City Employees
    Training sessions taught by the UCRA and City staff
    Education for City departments that have an impact on stormwater quality
    Lake Operations, Street & Bridge, Inspections, Vehicle Maintenance, Permits, Stormwater, Parks, Water Distribution
    Sessions tailored for each department
  • 27. Stormwater Program
    Education of Elected Officials
    Presentation of stormwater issues, stormwater management plan, utility fee, etc. to City Council
  • 28. Stormwater Program
    Developer / Builder / Engineer Education and Training
    Texas Commission on Environmental Quality presentation to Home Builders Association to outline Construction Permit requirements
    Development Review Committee meetings to inform developers, engineers, architects, builders, etc. of stormwater related concerns and requirements
  • 29. Stormwater Program
    Illicit Discharge Inspections
    Field crews, citizens, City staff report illicit discharges to Stormwater Division
    Illegal dumping
    Erodible stockpiles
    Trash / debris in drainage system
    Stormwater Division and/or Code Enforcement investigates report
  • 30. Stormwater Program
    Erosion Control Ordinance and Requirements for Construction Site Contractors
    Stormwater Ordinance and Stormwater Design Manual adopted November 16, 2010
  • 31. Stormwater Program
    City Inspector Training
    Stormwater Engineer and Stormwater Superintendent attended StormCon, a national stormwater conference in San Antonio
    Stormwater Inspector to be hired in fiscal year 2011-2012
  • 32. Stormwater Program
    Site Plan Review
    Development Review Committee informs developers, builders, engineers, and architects of stormwater-related concerns, regulations, and requirements for development within the city
    City Engineer
    Stormwater Engineer
    Site Plans and Plats are reviewed for stormwater-related issues as well as erosion control
  • 33. Stormwater Program
    Construction Site Inspection and Enforcement
    Stormwater Inspector position to open in October 2011
    Will inspect:
    Construction sites for erosion control and spills
    Illicit discharges
    Permanent erosion control measures
    Industrial activities that have potential in pollute stormwater runoff
  • 34. Stormwater Program
    Receipt and Consideration of Information from Public
    Stormwater Hotline (486-3780) is posted on the City’s website and is listed on all utility bills
    Stormwater complaints and issues are documented to ensure investigation and resolution as well as for future reference
  • 35. Stormwater Program
    Post Construction Stormwater Ordinance
    Stormwater Ordinance and Stormwater Design Manual adopted November 16, 2010
  • 36. Stormwater Program
    Engineering Design Review
    Development Review Committee informs developers, builders, engineers, and architects of stormwater-related concerns, regulations, and requirements for development within the city
    City Engineer
    Stormwater Engineer
    Site Plans and Plats are reviewed for stormwater-related issues as well as erosion control
  • 37. Stormwater Program
    Land Use Plan
    Water quality protection is evaluated in the revisions to the City’s Comprehensive Plan
  • 38. Stormwater Program
    Structural Control Maintenance
    Stormwater Division routinely cleans and maintains permanent erosion control measures, including:
    Civil League Park rock filters
    Santa Rita Park rock filter
    11th Street Detention Pond
    Lakeview retention ponds
  • 39. Stormwater Program
    Chemical Application and Materials Management
    Ensure compliance with all OSHA and other industry guidelines for the application and storage of hazardous chemicals
  • 40. Stormwater Program
    Storm Sewer System Maintenance
    Stormwater Division removes floatables, sediment, and other debris from the storm sewer system to reduce stormwater pollution and minimize drainage impediments
    One storm sewer cleaning/maintenance crew
    2,674 tons of debris removed since August 2009