Stormwater controls

Are drainage pathways at the site free of evidence of severe soil erosion?

Are inlets, pipes, ditches and ponds free of debris, raw materials, waste materials, oil sheen, and other possible contaminants?

Are inlets, pipes, ditches and ponds free of excessive sediment?

Does sediment controls remain on site? If not, explain what erosion control measures could help prevent it from leaving the site.

If sediment controls (e.g. Silt fences, rock rip rap, seeding, hay bales, etc) are used on site, are they in good shape and operating properly?

Are areas downstream of drainage out falls free of any debris that might have been generated at this facility?

If outfalls leaving property are flowing during dry weather, is flow due to permitted non stormwater discharge? If not, describe source of flow ( e.g. Groundwater, Permitted non-stormwater discharge, etc.)

Storage areas exposed to stormwater

Is any of the following exposed to stormwater on site: section 313 chemicals, coal piles, salt piles, and formal or informal landfills? If yes, please describe which are exposed to stormwater

Are stored materials prevented from reaching inlets, pipes, ditches, or ponds?

Loading/unloading areas

Do previous spills in the areas appear to have been adequately addressed? If not, describe and list the out falls that the areas drain to.

Is the area free of raw materials, waste materials, debris and dust?

Are standard loading/unloading procedures prominently posted in the areas?

If there is a local drain, is it free of obstructions? Check n/a if none

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.