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Illicit Connection/Discharge Elimination Training Program


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Table of Contents

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Overview

Introduction/Background

What is An Illicit Connection?

What is An Illicit Discharge?

Why Illicit Connection/Discharge Elimination and Why Now? (What Do I Tell My Decision Makers?)

What Can the Field Staff Do to Clean Up Our Environment?

What if I Choose to Do Nothing?

Finding the Source

Outfall Overview

Outfall Condition

Types of Outfalls (1 of 3)

Types of Outfalls (2 of 3)

Types of Outfalls (3 of 3)

Suspicious Discharge Overview (1 of 2)

Suspicious Discharge Overview (2 of 2)

Natural Phenomena

Signs of a Sewage Discharge (1 of 2)

Signs of a Sewage Discharge (2 of 2)

Suspicious Discharges

Failing Septic Systems

Sanitary Sewer Overflow

Other Suspicious Discharges

Awareness and Education Overview

Awareness and Education

What is an Illicit Discharge?

What is the Bottom Line?

Messages that Employees Need to Be Aware Of

Water Quality

Where Pollution is Concerned

Everyone is Part of the Problem and Needs to be Part of the Solution

Why Eliminate Illicit Discharges?

Ecological Targets

Acknowledgments


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Last Updated: 5/9/02

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The Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project is funded, in part, by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grants #XP995743-01, -02, -03, -04, -05, -06, -07 and C-264000-01.