Enhanced Municipal Operation and Maintenance

The CW4CB Project included an evaluation of methods to enhance the pollutant removal benefits of municipal Operations and Maintenance (O&M) practices that remove sediment from streets and storm drain system infrastructure. Sediment that accumulates in these locations in certain watershed areas can contain high levels of pollutants. These studies evaluated enhancements to routine municipal O&M practices and included:

The results of this project task are presented in Section 4 of the CW4CB Overall Project Report, and are additionally described in detail in the individual Project reports included on the CW4CB Project Reports page. Enhanced O&M Project sites and monitoring data locations are shown on the map below. 

Street Sweeping conducted for Street Sweeping Pilot Project

Sample collection conducted for Street Sweeping Pilot Project