Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Compliance Documents

EPA MS4 Stormwater Program

The storm drain system in Needham is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) permit program. The issuance of this permit means that residents, businesses, developers, and industrial facilities in Needham are responsible for reducing the discharge of pollutants from the municipality's storm sewer system to the maximum extent practicable.  

Town of Needham MS4 Compliance Documents

Annual Report (Year 1) 

Annual Report (Year 2)

Annual Report (Year 3)

2016 NPDES Permit Application (EPA)

2016 MS4 EPA Approval Letter (EPA)

Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP)  

         Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Status

         Phosphorus Control Plan (PCP) Status

Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE) Program

Good Housekeeping and Pollution Prevention (O&M) Plan (in development)

DPW Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

RTS Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

Needham Stormwater Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)(in development)

Catch Basin Inspection & Cleaning Procedures

Dry Weather Outfall Inspections

Locating Illicit Discharges

Water Quality Screening

Wet Weather Outfall Inspections

Construction Site Stormwater Inspections
Site Plan Review Procedures
Sweeping Streets & Parking Lots Procedures
Winter Road Maintenance - Snow Removal & De-Icing Procedures

Other MS4 Stormwater Documents

Needham Stormwater Bylaw
Needham Infiltration Map


nual Report Logbook (Year 1)

Annual Report Logbook (Year 2)

Annual Report Logbook (Year 3)