Allowable Discharges

The following is a list of substances allowed to discharge into the city's storm sewer system provided they are not identified as a source of pollutants to any receiving water body:

  • Air conditioning condensate
  • Dechlorinated swimming pool discharges
  • Discharges from potable water sources
  • Discharges or flows from emergency fire fighting activities
  • Diverted stream flows
  • Flow from riparian habitats and wetlands
  • Flows from uncontaminated roof drains.
  • Footing drains
  • Foundation drains
  • Individual residential car washing
  • Irrigation water
  • Landscape irrigation
  • Lawn watering
  • Reclaimed water line flushing authorized pursuant to a permit issued under authority of Rule 62 to 610, F.A.C.
  • Rising ground waters
  • Springs
  • Street wash waters
  • Uncontaminated groundwater infiltration (as defined at 40 CFR 35.2005(20)) to separate storm sewers
  • Uncontaminated pumped ground water
  • Water from crawl space pumps
  • Water line flushing

All other non-storm substances discharged into the city's storm sewer system are to be considered illicit discharges that would pose a threat to the health, safety and welfare of the public and are hereby prohibited.