If you’re responsible for stormwater maintenance on your property, you know the importance of performing regular maintenance. These features require specialized care, whether you have wet and dry ponds, bioretention systems, or constructed wetlands. If you put off these important tasks, you risk a surprise bill or even a Notice of Violation from your municipality.
The Clean Water Act defines Constructed Conveyance System Facilities (CCSF) as pipes, ditches, and other flow control facilities. These facilities are comprised of natural elements and constructed ones. In addition, the Clean Water Act identifies critical areas where flooding or erosion can pose a significant threat to human health and the environment.
The ASTM standard specifies storm drain inlets, including grate inlets. The grate inlet must have a seven CD square inches clear space, with each bar at least 0.5 inches wide. Whether the grate is on a parking lot …Read more →