Stormwater

Stormwater

California Stormwater BMP Handbooks url
The purpose of the "Municipal" handbook is to assist municipalities in the reduction of pollutants to the "maximum extent possible," which is required in NPDES II. CSQA.

Developing and Implementing a Stormwater Management Program PDF 
State departments of transportation (DOTs) face increasing pressure to reduce pollution in their stormwater discharges. This handbook provides recommendations for developing and implementing an effective stormwater management program to help comply with National Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System (NPDES) regulations. AASHTO 2009.

Maine Erosion and Sediment Control BMP's URL
This site features Maine's manual for erosion and sediment control BMP's in pdf files.

New Hampshire Stormwater Manual URL 
The New Hampshire Stormwater Manual was developed as a planning and design tool for the communities, developers, designers and members of regulatory boards, commissions, and agencies involved in stormwater programs in New Hampshire. It comes in three volumes, Volume 1: Stormwater and Antidegradation, Volume 2: Post-Construction Best Management Practices Selection and Design, and Volume 3: Erosion and Sediment Controls During Construction .

National Menu of Stormwater Best Management Practices URL
This site informs on BMP's for public education, public involvement, illicit discharge, construction, post-construction, and pollution prevention/good housekeeping.

Non-point Source Pollution
Describes the causes of nonpoint source pollution, and suggests ways that NPS pollution can be prevented. NHDES, May 1994.

Stormwater Management and Drainage: NACE Action Guide
Strong argument for stormwater management and planning. It explains the basics of drainage, ways to practice drainage of stormwater, and winter deicing and the environment. NACE, 2000.

Stormwater Month Outreach Materials and Reference Documents WWW 
Materials that state or local governments can customize and use in their own stormwater outreach campaigns. There are links to materials for the general public, homeowners, construction site operators, and children; key stormwater reference documents; key stormwater regulations, permits and applications, and guidance documents. EPA.

Stormwater Phase II Final Rule PDF
Small MS4 Stormwater Program Overview, Designation and Waivers of Regulated Small Ms4s, Urbanized Areas: Definition and Description, Public Education and Outreach, Illicit Discharge, and Construction Site Runoff Control. EPA.

Stormwater Resource Center: NPDES II URL
Provides links to UNH, NHDOT, NHDES, EPA New England, and the UNH Environmental Research Group related documents and information on Stormwater management and BMP's. UNH T2 Center.

Stormwater Strategies, NRDC 
Details the definition of stormwater and presenting effective implementations of stormwater practices.

UNH Stormwater Center Partners Install First Porous Asphalt Road in State WWW
An article from the Environmental News newsletter announces the installation of the first porous asphalt road in New Hampshire. NHDES March/April 2010.