Permit Requirements
The permit requirements are found in the Permit for Jordan Valley Municipalities UTS000001.  For your convenience the requirement summary is provided. 

The Stormwater Management Program must, reduce the discharge of pollutants to the “maximum extent practicable” (MEP), protect water quality and intending to satisfy the water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act.

Storm water management programs must include six minimum control measures (MCM).  Each MCM requires multiple programs demonstrating the whole of the MCM is adequately managed.

  1. Public Education and Outreach
  2. Public Participation/Involvement
  3. Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
  4. Construction Site Storm Water Runoff Control
  5. Long-Term Storm Water Management in New Development and Redevelopment Control
  6. Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations

MCMs must also specifically incorporate controls to reduce and manage urban nitrogen and phosphorus impacts. 

Measurable goals and interim milestones for the development of each program and a measure of success for the implemented programs, i.e., observation, numeric water quality measurement or other adequate means necessary to determine program effectiveness.

Permits expire and must be renewed in addition to any renewal permit requirements.  The current permit expires February 25, 2025.

The permit requires an annual assessment of SWMP program implementation and Minimum Control Measure (MCM) program successes.  The assessment is expected to be included in the SWMP document.

Provide a description of program elements, annual review of minimum SWMP programs and identifying inefficiencies, amending any necessary programs, and reporting overall program performance. 
1.5,, 2.2, 2.2.5, 4.1, 4.5,,

Individual MCM programs include a measure of success, see programs 1-6
See Table A for joining MCM sections to SWMP Programs.

An annual report submitted on a DEQ standard form including certification of compliance is required October 1st annually.  Permit Regulation 2.1.5, 4.5, 5.6

The SWMP must be accessible to the public.  SWMP supplementary records must be kept for at least 5 years.  

SWMP amendments are allowed upon notification and approval by the DEQ.  An amendment request must include a written justification, including but not limited to performance, infeasibility, application, assessments, non-applicability, changes of conditions and so forth.  Amendments may also be required but DEQ audits. 

The NPDES permit is State and federally enforceable, thus subjecting the City to potential enforcement actions and penalties by the NPDES permitting authority for non-compliance.  This federal enforceability also includes the right for interested parties to sue under citizen suit provision (section 405) of CWA.

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