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Environmental Aspects Analysis

Activity:  Facilities Management- Plumbing Shop

In order to increase the utility of this manual, the team undertook an effort to produce a sample aspect analysis. This sample was expanded to include a cross reference of Texas state environmental regulations, Federal regulations, as well as a listing of best management practices. Please click on the references below to further investigate the regulatory references and best management practices provided as links below.

 

Aspect

Impacts

Applicable

Regs

Applicable

BMPs

Air Emissions

-    Soldering

-    Repair to sanitary systems

 

Regulatory requirements

Odors

Potential contamination

Health hazards

AQ-8

401

403

Eco/Human Toxicity

-    Chemical use

Potential contamination

Health hazards

Regulatory requirements

HWM-25

106

Energy

-    Electricity use

Resource depletion

HOP305

904

905

10103

Hazardous Waste

-    Lead

-    Chemical use

Storage concerns

Disposal/Recycling

Transportation concerns

Potential contamination

Regulatory requirements

HWM-7

HWM-18

HWM-20

105

107

Solid Waste

-    Pipe (metal and plastic)

 

Storage concerns

Disposal/Recycling

Transportation concerns

SUS-10-4

802

Natural Resources

-    Water use

- Recycling

-    Equipment replacement

Resource depletion

HOP-305

10105

Waste Water

-    Clean-up

-    System upgrade

-   Storm water runoff

- Backflow/RPZ

Resource depletion

Increased efficiency

Regulatory requirements

Erosion/sedimentation

Degradation of water quality

Regulatory requirements

 

SW-2

507

509

10104