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Hamilton County MS4 Annual Report 2019-2020
Best Management Practices Draft Manual (DRAFT)
Proposed Water Quality Ordinance and Resolution
Mission Statement

To comply with applicable Federal and State clean water laws and regulations by protecting water quality by preventing pollution, providing education on the importance of water quality to the environment and the public health, and promoting public involvement in the stewardship of the local water environment.
Delinquent Stormwater Collections
Water Pollution Reporting Hotline 
Staff: (click on name to email) 
Crystal Bishop: Program Manager
Barrett Fisher: Project Designer/Plans Reviewer
Norman (Buddy) Smith: Inspector
Adam Reynolds: Senior Engineering Technician
Delphine (Dee) Battle: Program Coordinator
Chad Wheeler: Water Quality Specialist
Tara Swilley: Senior Account Clerk

Multi-jurisdictional Program
The Hamilton County Storm Water Pollution Control Program includes East Ridge, Collegedale, Ridgeside, Lakesite, Red Bank, Soddy Daisy, Lookout Mountain and the urbanized portion of unincorportated Hamilton County.
City of Chattanooga/Hamilton County/Town of Signal Mountain
Best Management Practices (BMP) Manual


Tennessee State Requirements for the program are:
  • Provide public education and outreach regarding storm water
    Education Page
  • Provide opportunities for public participation
  • Seek out illegal storm water discharges and investigate pollution reports
    Pollution Reporting Page
  • Permit, monitor, and enforce construction site runoff controls.
  • Permit, monitor, and enforce post-construction site runoff controls.
  • Pollution Prevention and good housekeeping for public facilities


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