BMP Fact Sheets
Structural BMPs are facilities and structures that help to prevent pollutants (e.g., trash, oil and grease, heavy metals, fertilizers, pesticides, sediments, etc.) from leaving your property and entering our storm drains and impacting our waterways.
Routine inspections and early recognition of maintenance needs will ensure that your Structural BMP is ready to perform during a storm event. These fact sheets will provide you with easy to implement maintenance steps for your Structural BMP.
Click on your BMP type to view more information about the BMP.
County regulations require that responsible parties take specific actions to prevent water pollution. Under the Watershed Protection, Stormwater Management, and Discharge Control Ordinance (WPO; Section 67.801 et seq. of the San Diego County Code of Regulatory Ordinances), property owners, operators or Home Owners’ Associations must ensure the continued operation and maintenance of stormwater structural BMPs located on their properties.