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Stormwater Management Plan (SMP) 

The SMP establishes goals, policies, and implementation actions that will achieve the Town's long-term objectives in a way that is understandable to the public, usable by the Town staff, and meets regulatory needs. The SMP establishes a means for measuring, reporting, and managing the Town's water resources by presenting benchmarks that will ensure compliance with applicable laws and permit requirements.

The SMP addresses stormwater quality management policies and management practices that are, or will be, implemented in Canton and its Urbanized Areas. The scope of the SMP is determined by the state MS4 Permit requirements and includes the following six minimum control measures:

PE: Public Education and Outreach on Stormwater Impacts/Helpful Links

       Educational Materials

           After The Storm Pamphlet

            Animal Waste and Water Quality

            Caring for Your Septic System

           Clean Water in Everybody's Business     

            Good Horse Keeping

            Illicit Discharges and Water Pollution

            Impacts of Development on Waterways

            Know Your Septic System-Components, Functions and Best Management Practices Pamphlet

            Lawn Care the Environmentally-Friendly Way

            Management of Canada Goose Nesting

           Managing Your Household Chemicals

            Reduce the Need for Pesticides and Herbicides

           Storm Sewers-The River Beneath Our Feet

            What is Sediment Pollution? Pamphlet

      Helpful Links

          UCONN CLEAR

           UCONN NEMO

           CT DEEP

           Connecticut River Watch Program

           Farmington River Watershed Association

           Farmington River Coordinating Committee

           Canton Land Conservation Trust       

           Thermostat Recycling Corporation

PI: Public Involvement/Participation

ID: Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

CSW: Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control

DS: Post Construction Stormwater Management in New Development and Redevelopment

OM: Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations

 

Click here to view Canton's Stormwater Management Plan

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Public Works at (860) 693-7863 or Land Use at (860) 693-7856.