New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

The Clean Water Act provides that stormwater discharges associated with industrial activity to waters of the United States (including discharges through a municipal separate storm sewer system) are unlawful, unless authorized by a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. In New York, EPA has approved the state program which is enacted through the administration of the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) program.

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Stormwater Sites and Publications

See below for links to some popular stormwater sites & publications:

Stormwater Solutions –


StormCon –


Roads & Bridges –


Clean Water NJ –


US Environmental Protection Agency (NPDES) –


NJ Stormwater –


NJ Stormwater BMP Manual –


Contech Stormwater Solutions –


AquaShield –


Hydro International –

NJ Department of Environmental Protection

On America’s first official “Earth Day” — April 22, 1970, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection was born. New Jersey became the third state in the country to consolidate its past programs into a unified major agency to administer aggressive environmental protection and conservation efforts. Former Governor William T. Cahill appointed Richard J. Sullivan as the first commissioner.

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