Welcome to training on Best Management Practices for Erosion and Sediment Control


Interaction with MDT Expertise

Your Instructor

Module 1:
BMP Manual Overview and Regulatory Considerations

Learning Objectives

Definitions—What is a BMP?

Why do we need BMPs?

How do we know how to select the appropriate BMP?

BMP Tools and Resources

Purpose of the Manual and Field Guide

Goals of the BMP Training Course

Course Components (Modules)

Montana Law and Storm Water Permitting

Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 2001

Montana Code Annotated (continued)

Montana Code Annotated (continued)

Pollution Authorization

Storm Water Permitting Authority

General Permit for Storm Water Discharge associated with construction Activity (obtained from DEQ)

General Permit Summary

General Permit Part I.  Coverage provided

NOI Form

General Permit Part II.  Effluent Limitations and Special Conditions

General Permit Part III.  Monitoring, Reporting, Record Keeping

“significant sediment”

General Permit Part IV.  Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

SWPPP (continued)

The SWPPP must include maps(s) indicating:

SWPPP (cont.)

Notice of Termination (NOT) Form

Storm Water Compliance

Fines for non-compliance

Fines for non-compliance

Montana DEQ Contact Information

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BMPs Examples

BMPs Examples

BMPs Examples

BMPs Examples

Consequences of BMPs

Consequences of BMPs

Module 1 Review