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De-minimus Activities
Some activities, if properly managed, are considered to be de-minimus with respect to environmental impact. As such these activities are not regulated. However, the Compliance Assurance Section does respond to citizen’s complaints related to defined de-minimus activities.
De-Minimus Conditions
Water softener regenerate
Residential only. Release sheet flows over land or sub-surface without leaving the property.
Swimming pool backwash
Residential pools only. Minimize runoff to storm sewers and ponds.
Washing machine discharge
Residential, non-surface water discharge, no nuisance conditions exits.
Car wash
Residential only. Tenant car wash where washing is centralized and runoff contained within swales or onsite storm water system.