EPA - Environmental Proection Agency page describing section 301 of the Clean Water Act and the discharge of pollutants through pressure washing and power wash.
NRDC - Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental action group website with great environmental information
Stormwater Management - Houston Storm Water Management Program website. SWMP administers the planning, engineering, and construction of the City's storm water infrastructure.
Clean Water - The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) is a federally mandated program to regulate point source discharges into the waters of the United States. Under the storm water component of the permit program, the federal government requires municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) serving a population of 100,000 or more to have a storm water NPDES permit.
American Rivers - American Rivers is the only national organization standing up for healthy rivers so our communities can thrive. Through national advocacy, innovative solutions and our growing network of strategic partners, we protect and promote our rivers as valuable assets that are vital to our health, safety and quality of life.
Waterkeeper Alliance - Waterkeeper Alliance connects and supports local Waterkeeper programs to provide a voice for waterways and their communities worldwide. To champion clean water and strong communities, Waterkeeper Alliance:
1. Supports and empowers member Waterkeeper organizations to protect communities, ecosystems and water quality;
2. Promotes the Waterkeeper model for watershed protection worldwide; and
3. Advocates for issues common to Waterkeeper programs.