## [YouTube Video Title] – Preventing Stormwater Pollution in HOA Communities: Best Management Practices + Tips
Are you a manager of a homeowners association (HOA)? If so, it is crucial that you understand your responsibility in preventing stormwater runoff and implementing the appropriate Best Management Practices (BMPs) to prevent pollution. Did you know that it’s illegal for any pollutants to flow into the storm drain system? Violations can result in penalties of up to $10,000 per day per incident!
But don’t worry, you have the power to reduce pollution and improve water quality in your community. By incorporating Best Management Practices into your HOA’s daily cleaning and maintenance routines, you can make a significant impact. **Preventing stormwater pollution not only helps improve water quality but also strengthens our city and brings our community together**.
In this informative presentation, we have compiled a comprehensive set of ways to prevent pollution in your HOA community. We will discuss various activities and locations that can contribute to stormwater runoff and provide guidance on protecting our precious waterways. Let’s dive in!
### Topics Covered in this Presentation:
1. Vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance
2. Car and boat washing
3. Landscaping and gardening
4. Household hazardous waste disposal
5. Pet care and waste disposal
6. Private sewer laterals
7. Trash can and dumpster maintenance
8. Fire sprinkler maintenance
9. Pools, spas, and fountain maintenance
10. Structural Best Management Practices
For a more in-depth understanding of each topic, you’ll find valuable resources on our website [thinkblue.org](https://www.thinkblue.org). Each resource can be easily downloaded and shared with residents, ensuring everyone is on board with preventing pollution in your community.
For example, if you’re dealing with an issue of pet waste, download and distribute our pet waste flyer to residents. It’s important to address all contributing factors to stormwater pollution to achieve long-lasting results.
#### Additional Resources and Support:
– [San Diego’s Stormwater Department Mission](https://www.sandiego.gov/stormwater/mission)
– [San Diego’s Environmental Services Department](https://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services)
– [San Diego’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Schedule](https://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services/recycling/events/hhw)
– Contact the Environmental Services Department at 858-694-7000 for more information on hazardous waste disposal.
As an HOA manager, you have the opportunity to make a significant impact on water quality and community well-being. Let’s work together to keep our waterways clean, safe, and healthy. Join us in the mission to prevent stormwater pollution in your HOA community today!
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As a manager of a homeowners association, you are responsible for preventing stormwater runoff and implementing the appropriate Best Management Practices, or BMPs, to prevent pollution. In fact, it’s illegal for any pollutants to flow into the storm drain system and penalties for these violations can be up to $10,000 per day per incident. You can help reduce pollution and improve water quality by using Best Management Practices as part of your HOA’s daily cleaning and maintenance routines. Preventing stormwater pollution improves water quality, strengthens our city and brings our community together. We’ve put together this presentation to help you identify ways to prevent pollution in your HOA community.