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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Comment on the 2020 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program

Adeline Williams, 4th grade winner

Residents are invited to view and comment on the city’s Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) during its official commenting period from 7 a.m. on September 21 to 3 p.m. on October 2.

This is part of the City of Northfield’s regular review with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The goal of the program is to reduce the discharge of pollutants from their storm sewer system, to the maximum extent practicable. The program must cover public education, outreach and participation, a plan to detect and eliminate illicit discharges to the storm sewer system, construction-site and post-construction runoff controls, and pollution prevention.

In the past, the City has taken part in the annual Earth Day Expo to provide this opportunity for Northfield residents. Due to COVID-19, the in person portion of this event was canceled. For the health and safety of Northfield residents, the City is hosting this annual viewing and comment period online.

View the program and submit all comments .

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