Spring Grove Borough Storm Water Program

Spring Grove Stormwater Pamphlets
Stormwater Information for Residents
Stormwater Information for Borough Staff
Stormwater Information for Homeowners
Stormwater Information for Commercial Development
Stormwater Information for Kids
Stormwater Information for Local Businesses

Spring Grove Stormwater Games

Stormwater Maze

Stormwater Word Search

Take The Borough's Public Storm Water Survey!

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About The Borough's Storm Water (MS4) Program

In compliance with the provisions of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. Section 1251 et seq. (“the Act”) and Pennsylvania’s Clean Streams Law, as amended, 35 P.S. Section 691.1 et seq., Spring Grove Borough is authorized to discharge from a regulated small municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) located in York County to Waters of the United States. The Borough has been issued a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. As a requirement of The Permit, The Borough has developed and is continually updating a Storm Water Management Program. The Program includes the following elements including Minimum Control Measures (MCM).

  • MCM 1 - Public Education and Outreach on Storm Water Impacts
  • MCM 2 - Public Involvement / Participation.
  • MCM 3 - Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDD&E)
  • MCM 4 - Construction Site Storm Water Runoff Control
  • MCM 5 - Post-Construction Storm Water Management
  • MCM6 -  Pollution Prevention / Good Housekeeping
  • Appendix D - Pollutant Reduction Plan for Discharges to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Spring Grove Borough Illicit Discharge/Water Quality Complaint Form

See Something? Say Something!

Report an Illicit Discharge / Water Quality Complaint to Borough Staff

or call (717) 225-5791

The EPA defines an illicit discharge as "any discharge to an MS4 (Storm Water System) that is not composed entirely of Storm Water. The Borough encourages residents to report any illicit discharges or water quality complaints to Borough Staff. Some examples of reportable activities include:

  • Household cleaners and chemicals
  • Lawn fertilizers, grass clippings and other maintenance products
  • Vehicle fluids including oil and runoff from washing
  • Animal waste
  • Plastics and other trash

Other Storm Water / MS4 Related Links

Spring Grove Public Program Update 2019-2020

Spring Grove Borough Storm Water Code

ARRO's Municipal Watershed Viewer

More Information on Illicit Discharges

Spring Grove Borough Annual Storm Water Reports

2018-2019 Annual Storm Water Report

2019-2020 Annual Storm Water Report

2020-2021 Annual Storm Water Report

2021-2022 Annual Storm Water Report

2022-2023 Annual Storm Water Report