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Auto Repair
Many practices in the vehicle and equipment repair industry have the potential to cause polluted discharges that are harmful to the environment, hazardous to public health, and against the law.

Common pollutants from auto repairs can include:
  • oil and other vehicle fluids
  • fuel
  • grease
  • sediment
  • degreasers
  • solvents
  • trash
Example of poor housekeeping at a vehicle repair shop.
Example of poor housekeeping at a vehicle repair shop
Well-managed repair shops can have a large impact on storm water quality. The information sheet  below explains requirements and best practices for the vehicle and equipment repair industry.

Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Vehicle & Equipment Repair