Some activities that discharge pollutants are not regulated by federal, state, or local policies. These activities may be conducted using best management practices (BMPs) that prevent or reduce pollutants that may flow to creeks, channels, and the ocean.
Below is a list of the allowable discharges. These types of discharges may look and smell like potable water.
Air conditioning condensation discharge
De-chlorinated swimming pool discharge
Diverted stream flow discharge
Flows from riparian habitats and wetland discharge
Footing drain discharge
Fountain drain discharge
Individual residential car washing discharges
Irrigation water discharge (potable)
Lawn watering discharge
Rising ground water discharge
Uncontaminated ground water infiltration discharge