During the city-wide assessment we visit each property with a Best Management Practice (BMP) to
conduct an inspection of stormwater control measures and BMPs in place.
The inspection can be summarized as follows:
Team members should attempt live contact with an owner or
property manager when arriving on site, as a follow up to the
Once at the facility, team
members will walk the facility, noting the in-field condition as
compared to the as built plans for the facility, ensuring that the
facility matches the plans.
Team members will determine
if the facility has any manhole covers that will need to be removed in
order to conduct the assessment. If there are manhole lids to remove,
use a gas meter to ensure that no explosive gases or deoxygenated
conditions exist prior to lifting.
Using a digital
camera with date and time stamp, team members will take photos upstream
and downstream of the inlets and outfall.
will also take photos of the interior of any chambers. For interior
photos a camera on a monopole will be used so as not to enter a confined
Capture facility conditions using an inspection form to document the observed conditions of the relevant infrastructure.