Berks County, Pennsylvania
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MINIMUM CONTROL MEASURE #2
Encouraging community participation, forming partnerships, and combining efforts of other groups in the community will encourage everyone to work towards the same stormwater goals. Public involvement builds on community capital—the wealth of interested citizens and groups—to help spread the message to:
· prevent stormwater pollution,
· undertake group activities that highlight storm drain pollution, and
· contribute volunteer community actions to restore and protect local water resources.
Phase II MS4s are required to follow all state, tribal, and local public notice requirements when implementing their stormwater program. Public involvement also includes creating opportunities for direct action, educational, and volunteer programs such as tree planting days, volunteer monitoring programs, storm drain marking, or stream clean-up programs.