|Is responsible for a variety of support activities and act as technical advisors to City Departments, outside agencies and the public on the use of Best Management Practices (BMPs). These activities include the identification, analysis and testing of potential BMPs for City use. Critical factors such as cost, pollutant removal, suitability of location, ease of implementation and maintenance are considered to evaluate the effectiveness of the BMPs before implementation.
Independently, and also as a member of the regional Storm Water Quality Task Force, this section researches available stormwater pollution control practices used throughout the nation. It also works in conjunction with the Financial Management group in preparing grant applications to request outside funding for BMP pilot project studies and serves as the liaison between the Bureau of Engineering and the Bureau of Sanitation in coordinating the design and construction of the Pollution Abatement Capital Improvement Projects.
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