Pasco County Illicit Discharge Video Questionnaire

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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A test created by Pasco County’s Stormwater Management Division for County employees to take after viewing the illicit discharge video. PLEASE ENTER YOUR FULL NAME (FIRST AND LAST) BELOW AND CLICK "START QUIZ. "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an illicit discharge? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      It is a discharge that may pollute our waters

    • B. 

      It is a discharge that is prohibited by law

    • C. 

      It is a discharge of clean water into our stormwater drains

    • D. 

      It is illegal dumping

  • 2. 
    The statement: “Only rain down the storm drain” is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 3. 
    What is stormwater?
    • A. 

      It is rainwater before it hits the ground

    • B. 

      It is rainwater after it hits the ground

  • 4. 
    From the list below, check the pollutants that may be generated at construction sites? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Dirt

    • B. 

      Debris

    • C. 

      Paint

    • D. 

      Sediment

    • E. 

      Tile Cutting Dust

  • 5. 
    From the list below, check the activities that may cause stormwater pollution? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Golf

    • B. 

      Landscape maintenance

    • C. 

      Pool maintenance

    • D. 

      Shopping

    • E. 

      Pressure washing

  • 6. 
    What should you do if you suspect of an illicit discharge? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Talk to the polluter to explain the consequences of his/her actions

    • B. 

      Write down the location of the site and if safe, take some pictures

    • C. 

      Call our customer service department to report the situation

    • D. 

      Take a water sample and drop it off at our environmental lab

  • 7. 
    Where should you discharge the backwash water of your pool filter? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      On the driveway

    • B. 

      Into the street

    • C. 

      Into the sewer drain

    • D. 

      On the grass

    • E. 

      Into a stormwater drain

  • 8. 
    What is the minimum distance you should keep from a waterbody while fertilizing your lawn?
    • A. 

      20 feet

    • B. 

      100 feet

    • C. 

      10 feet

  • 9. 
    What is the single major source of pollution to our rivers, lakes and bay? (Select one answer.)
    • A. 

      Stormwater pollution

    • B. 

      Rainwater

    • C. 

      Fertilizers

    • D. 

      Industrial wastewater

  • 10. 
    Are stormwater drains connected to wastewater treatment plants?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 11. 
    Fines for illegal discharges can range up to:
    • A. 

      $100/day

    • B. 

      $1,000/day

    • C. 

      $10,000/day

  • 12. 
    As a government employee, do you have the duty to protect our waters from polluters and to report illicit discharges?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 13. 
    Which are examples of illicit discharges you may see? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Walking a pet and cleaning up after it

    • B. 

      Residents blowing grass clippings and leaves back into their yards

    • C. 

      Washing machines illegally piped to a creek or waterbody

    • D. 

      Dumping litter into a storm drain

  • 14. 
    Are construction sites required to install special fences and storm drain coversto prevent pollution of our waterbodies?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 15. 
    Which household activities are good practices to prevent stormwater pollution? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Wash your car in the driveway

    • B. 

      Take leftover paint to an authorized recycling center

    • C. 

      Dispose of used car oil into the storm drain

    • D. 

      Blow grass clippings into the street

    • E. 

      Prevent leaves from getting into the storm drain

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