The Carroll County Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) sponsors a workshop designed to equip Carroll County businesses with knowledge of the good housekeeping and best management practices (BMPs) that will protect water quality and prevent issues for these businesses in the future. The last workshop was held on January 5, 2016. The timing of the next workshop will depend on demand and interest.

Businesses were able to learn about how stormwater requirements relate to their businesses:

  • Stormwater pollution
  • Stormwater regulations that may affect your business
  • Best management practices (BMPs) for stormwater pollution prevention
  • Simple, common sense good housekeeping measures
  • Common stormwater discharge violations
  • Performing your own in-house stormwater compliance inspection
  • Courtesy assistance visits
  • What to do if you have a potential illicit discharge
  • Local businesses making a difference
  • How your business can be recognized for promoting clean water practices

All businesses were invited to attend, but some types of businesses may particularly benefit from this information.

  • Auto-related businesses
  • Gas stations
  • Industrial facilities & stormwater permit holders
  • Restaurants
  • Lawn & landscaping
  • Mobile pressure washers
  • Fleet operations
  • Property owners/managers
  • Other similar businesses
For More Information

Please contact us for more information on the workshop or for assistance with registration by calling 410-386-2506 or email one of the following staff members:


Workshop Participant Materials

Workshop Agenda

PowerPoint Presentations:

Workshop Flyer 
Self-Inspection Checklist 
Workshop Evaluation Form 

NPDES MS4 Materials & Links Related to Businesses