$0$0Mission is to achieve and maintain a clean harbor environment for people, aquatic life and seabirds.$0$0$0City adopted Program in 2002 $0$0Requires annually review by Harbor Commission to track progress and effectiveness $0$0Contributes importantly to the Department’s overall mission $0$0Highlights the importance of maintaining a clean ocean environment for visitors, residents, as well as, the marine and avian life that depend on it to thrive. $0$0Waterfront has been a certified participant in the Clean Marinas Program since July 2006$0$0$0View the Annual Clean Marina Report.
Annual Clean Marina Powerpoint.$0$0Clean Marina Program Elements$0$0$0Facilities for Boaters $0$0Water Quality Monitoring $0$0Best Management Practices (BMPs) $0$0Pollution Prevention and Abatement Projects $0$0Education $0$0Compliance and Enforcement $0$0$0Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan$0$0Since 1997, landside harbor activities have been regulated under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Industrial Storm Water Permit. This permit requires a
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), a comprehensive plan document, whose goal is to prevent discharge of pollutants into the harbor. $0$0SWPPP is prepared in accordance with a federal requirement for a General Permit to Discharge Storm Water Associated with Industrial Activity. It commits the Department to prevent discharges that could adversely affect human health or the environment. Under the Plan, the harbor area is inspected quarterly, with areas or operations needing improvement noted and addressed. $0$0SWPPP Plan Components$0$0$0 Inventory of Geographical Features $0$0 Inventory of Business Activities $0$0 Practices to reduce or prevent pollutants associated with industrial activities $0$0Annual Report to Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB)$0$0$0View the SWPPP Fiscal Year Report