Welcome to our Stormwater Program Web site. Here you will find the latest news on efforts to reduce stormwater pollution, informative educational materials, pollution prevention tips for residents and businesses, online documents and reporting forms, links to other stormwater program participants and more. Together, we can prevent stormwater pollution and keep our channels, creeks, bays and ocean clean.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Learn what stormwater pollution is, how it happens and how it affects you, including government regulations and requirements. You can also view the latest NPDES permits, DAMP and County stormwater program reports.

POLLUTION PREVENTION FOR RESIDENTS

Prevention tips and guidelines for residents.

POLLUTION PREVENTION FOR BUSINESSES

Prevention tips and guidelines for businesses.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND OIL RECYCLING

Collection sites where you can take old paint, pesticides, batteries, solvents and other items to be recycled, and certified oil recycling collection centers where you can recycle used motor oil.

POLLUTION REPORTING

How to report stormwater pollution or street drain problems.

KIDS' CORNER

Kid power can help prevent stormwater pollution. Check it out.

LINKS

Links to related sites.

VIDEOS:

Slow the Flow
Keeping California Water Clean
Water Quality Education Flash Movie

BROCHURES:

Tips for the Automotive Industry
The Ocean Begins at Your Front Door
Do You Know Where Runoff Goes in Orange County?
Responsible Pest Control
Compliance Best Management Practices for Mobile Businesses
Tips for Pool Maintenance
Tips for Residential Pool, Landscape, and Hardscape Drains
Tips for the Automotive Industry
Tips for Horse Care
Tips for Pet Care
Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Carpet Cleaning
Waste Oil Collection Center, North Orange County
Waste Oil Collection Center, Central Orange County
Waste Oil Collection Center, South Orange County

POSTERS

Good Operating Practices, Auto Repair Industry