Compliance with the City's state water quality permit is coordinated by the Environmental Management group within the Public Works & Transportation department. The goal is to protect and improve the health and quality of local creeks, streams, and lakes by providing the highest level of environmental protection for the Arlington community. Environmental Management works continuously to maintain regulatory compliance with applicable federal, state, and local stormwater regulations by performing regular inspections of construction sites and industrial facilities to ensure related permit compliance. Additionally, staff conducts monthly and quarterly water quality monitoring, annual in-house pollution prevention training, external and internal SWP3 inspection workshops, Regional water quality workshops, Industrial compliance workshops, Residential and Commercial business education initiatives, Emergency Hazardous response, Citizen Complaint resolutions, and Citizen Scientist Programs.