What is non-point source pollution?

Non-point source pollution includes materials and chemicals which are washed into the storm drain system from a variety of sources. Unlike water pollutants that come from a single-point source such as factories or sewage treatment plant, non-point source pollutants are washed into the storm drain by rainwater and other means from streets, neighborhoods, farmlands, construction sites, and parking lots. Because storm drains are separate from our household sewer systems, these polluted waters flow directly into the Bay without treatment.

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1. I am performing an Environmental Property Assessment. How can I review the Fire Department's files for compliance information?
2. How can I obtain a blank Hazardous Materials Business Plan?
3. My company will be opening a facility in Milpitas. What is the procedure my company should follow?
4. I am a homeowner and have, over the years, accumulated waste material such as waste oil, paint, swimming pool chemicals and drain cleaners. How can I dispose of this material?
5. What is non-point source pollution?
6. Am I required to complete a Hazardous Materials Business Plan?
7. Do I need a Hazardous Materials Business Plan or a Hazardous Material/Waste Registration Form?
8. Where do I submit my completed Hazardous Materials Business Plan or Hazardous Material/Waste Registration Form?
9. I plan to install a new piece of equipment in my facility. Do I need Fire Department's approval?