Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)

The USEPA and Georgia EPD have required the City of Cumming to develop and implement an MS4 Program.

Owners/operators of regulated municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) are required to develop, implement, and enforce a stormwater management program (SWMP). The focus of the SWMP is to describe how the MS4 will reduce the discharge of pollutants from its sewer system and addresses these program areas:

  • Construction Site Runoff Control
  • Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
  • Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping
  • Post-Construction Runoff Control
  • Public Education and Outreach
  • Public Involvement/Participation
  • Program Effectiveness
  • Total Maximum Daily Loads