Illicit Discharges and Illegal Dumping

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It is the policy of the University of Southern Indiana to prohibit illicit discharges into the campus storm water conveyance system and to prohibit illegal dumping of trash and refuge to comply with the requirements of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Rule 13 which are required by the U.S. EPA Clean Water Act Phase II.

The University of Southern Indiana prohibits dumping or discharging of any contaminate (such as oil, gasoline or pesticides) onto paved areas, into storm drains, road ditches or any other component of the storm water conveyance system. The University expects the cooperation and commitment of all students, faculty, staff, and visitors in maintaining clean storm water discharge.

The University of Southern Indiana prohibits illegal dumping of trash or refuge at any location on University property. All trash and refuge must be placed in trash receptacles and dumpsters that are provided for this purpose. The University expects the cooperation and commitment of all students, faculty, staff, and visitors in properly disposing of trash and refuge.

Students and other campus constituents are responsible for their own behavior and are expected to obey the University policy regarding illicit discharges and illegal dumping. Non-compliance with this policy may result in disciplinary action and subject the person to the penalties provided for in the clean water ordinances of Vanderburgh County, Indiana.