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Stormwater/MS4 Information

Stormwater/MS4 Information

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Coalition Contact:    
Jessica Verrigni, CPESC, CPSWQ     
Located in the Chemung County Soil & Water Conservation District office
851 Chemung Street
Horseheads, NY  14845

Phone: (607) 796-2216
Fax:  (607) 739-4392

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:00 PM

How -To-Guide for Constructing a Rain Garden

2014 Stormwater Coalition Engineer's Report
2014 Stormwater Coalition Technician Report
2014 Stormwater Coalition Educator's Report

Chemung County Stormwater Public Outreach Campaign  
The Chemung County Public Outreach Campaign for Stormwater is funded through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Water Quality Improvement Program grant. The commercials and brochures were developed to educate the public on how to prevent pollution to stormwater runoff.

Pollution Prevention at Home
Managing Stormwater at the Source
Pollution Prevention at Work
Dumpster Care
Yard Waste 

Click here for Brochures for Stormwater Best Management Practices.

2018-2019 MS4 Annual Report
2015-2016 MS4 Annual Report

(August 2010) New York State DEC has updated the New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual.  This manual is a key component of the Phase II State Pollution Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) general permit for stormwater runoff from construction activities. The Chemung County Stormwater Coalition strongly urges designers to begin using this updated version. Click here to view the updated manual.

Access to Records Policy (FOIL)
Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Application

Quick Links: 
NYS DEC Regional Stormwater Contacts
General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity - Permit No. GP-0-10-001SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) - Permit No. GP-0-10-002
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Review Checklist
MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Acceptance Form
2010 NYS Law Restricts Use of Phosphorus Fertilizer
2010 NYS Law Bans Sale of Phosphorus Containing Dishwasher Detergents

Go to  to purchase the NYS Standards & Specifications for Erosion & Sediment Control (Blue Book) and or the NYS Stormwater Management Design Manual

Click here for the current issue of Water Sense, a publication of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Did you know the U.S. loses 600 million tons of sediment each year. That is enough to cover more than 400 football fields per day to a depth of 1 foot.