Pollution Prevention for Construction Sites

Some common sources of pollutants from construction sites include:

Runoff (stormwater and non-stormwater) from construction sites can be a major source of these pollutants, and once released, these harmful pollutants can be transported to our City and County channels and the ocean.




Here are tips for construction sites to help keep our waterways clean:


Use the following guidance manual developed by the Orange County Stormwater Program to assist construction projects with understanding how to comply with local and state stormwater runoff requirements.

OC Construction Manual


Also, check out our applicable brochures below:

Best Management Practices for Single Lot Development

Tips for using Concrete and Mortar, (Spanish)

Tips for Home Improvement Projects

Tips for Projects Using Paint, (Spanish)

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