What are Indications of Illegal/Illicit Discharges to the Storm Drain System?
The following table lists some of the physical indicators that may signal an illicit discharge; physical indicators are those that can be observed or sensed during dry weather field screening and routine inspections:
|Unusual color or cloudiness
|Strong pungent or musty odor
|Surface scum or foam
|Dead vegetation or inhibited growth
|Stains on channel bottom or sides