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Stormwater Management

Rob Pingar, Township Manager rpingar@westtown.org


PUBLIC NOTICE – MS4 TMDL PLAN

Westtown Township’s Goose Creek MS4 TMDL and Pollutant Reduction Plan is available for public review here or by request at the Township Building at 1039 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382. Written comments will be accepted for a period of 30 days from the date of this notice.  A presentation will be made and comments accepted at the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for June 19, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Township Building.  Comments will also be accepted during the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for July 17, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Township Building.  The Plan describes proposed measures to reduce sediment and phosphorous wasteload in the Goose Creek Watershed per National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requirements.


Water Quality Hotlines:

Name Contact Method Contact Times
DEP 24-Hour Water Quality Hotline 484-250-5900 Anytime, including evenings
and weekends
DEP Water Quality Complaints – Weekdays 484-250-5991 Weekdays 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Off site discharge of sediment, erosion, & other improper controls during construction Delaware Co. Conservation District 810-892-9484, or Chester County Conservation District 610-925-4920 Send photo, full address, and directions
Clogged or leaking sanitary sewer lines; sewage smell in creek; illegal discharges into creeks or storm drains Westtown Township: 610-692-1930 After hours call 911
Fish Kills PA Fish and Boat Commission: 717-626-0228 DEP 24 Hour Water Quality Hotline 484-250-5900
Dry weather outfall flows Westtown Twp 610-692-1930
Broken water mains Chester Water Authority: 610-876-8181 24 hour
Broken water mains Aqua PA 610-525-1402 24 hour

USEFUL STORMWATER MANAGEMENT LINKS

EPA STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PAGE: www.epa.gov/oaintrnt/stormwater/index.htm

NATIONAL STORMWATER CALCULATOR: www.epa.gov/nrmrl/wswrd/wq/models/swc/

EPA Watershed Academy Webcast Seminars: www.water.epa.gov/learn/training/wacademy/webcasts_index.cfm


Act 167 Stormwater Management Ordinance

Ordinance 2013-5 Stormwater Management
Ordinance 2013-5 Appendix


Below are helpful brochures on stormwater management

Watershed Stewardship
Managing Small Ponds
Reducing Stormwater and Flooding
Water Quality Hotlines
Rain Gardens Brochure
Understanding the Link Between Fertilizer and Stream Health
Ways to Protect Your Stream & Streamside Property
Pet Waste Cleanup
Raise Mower Height for Cleaner Water
Keep Car Washing from Hurting our Streams

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