Sewer System Management Plan


This Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) has been prepared in compliance with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Order 2006-0003: Statewide General Waste Discharge Requirements for Sanitary Sewer Systems (GWDR), as revised by Order No. WQ 2008-0002.EXEC on February 20, 2008. The GWDR prohibits sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs), requires reporting of SSOs using the statewide electronic reporting system, and requires the development and implementation of a Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP). This SSMP has also been prepared to meet the requirements of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB). This SSMP was approved by the Emeryville City Council on February 21, 2012.

The SSMP includes the following eleven sections:
  1. Goals
  2. Organization
  3. Legal Authority
  4. Operation and Maintenance Program
  5. Design and Performance Standards
  6. Overflow Emergency Response Plan
  7. Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Control Program
  8. Capacity Management
  9. Monitoring, Measurement, and Program Modifications
  10. SSMP Audits
  11. Communications