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For questions about contractor resources and training, contact DEP:
The Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Stormwater Facility Maintenance Program relies on skilled and knowledgeable contractors to perform maintenance on stormwater management facilities. A company that performs maintenance on a stormwater management facility must hold a certificate of attendance from an approved training program. DEP offers a list of all the companies that have completed the required training.
Download a list of contractors approved by the County for maintenance of aboveground structures (PDF, 4 pp, 50K)
Download a list of contractors approved by the County for maintenance of underground structures (PDF, 3 pp, 34K)
Download a list of landscape contractors approved by the County for maintenance of ESD/LID vegetated facilities (PDF, 2 pp, 21K)
Montgomery County regulations require that a company that performs repair or maintenance on a stormwater management facility must:
A company that performs repair or maintenance on an underground stormwater facility must also have the training and credentials required under applicable state and federal law, including an Oil Operations Permit from the Maryland Department of the Environment and a Confined Space Certification from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
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A company interested in obtaining a Certification of Attendance for stormwater facility maintenance training must:
Our fall class will be held Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 8:00 am to 4:00pm
Executive Office Building
101 Monroe Street, 1st Floor Auditorium,
Rockville, MD 20850
The DEP training program is usually held once a year in the spring. Send DEP an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request email notification of upcoming training events. In the subject line, type "Send me dates of contractor training for Stormwater Facility Maintenance Program."
The following documents provide the information you will need to learn to pass the Interim Certification Test.
Successful completion of the Interim Certification Test (minimum score of 70 percent) will allow your company to maintain and repair stormwater management facilities in Montgomery County, Maryland. To maintain your Certification of Attendance, however, it is necessary that supervisory representatives of your company attend the next annual Stormwater Facility Maintenance Contractor Training class.
Before being allowed to maintain stormwater facilities in Montgomery County, you will have to take this interim test and attend a training, OR attend a training in person.
Download a copy of the Interim Certification Test (PDF, 4 pp, 344K)
Once you have completed this test, please return it to:
Montgomery County Department of Protection Stormwater Facility Maintenance Program 255 Rockville Pike, Suite 120 Rockville, Maryland 20850 ATTN: Jerry Oden