BMP Handbooks

CASQA develops and publishes four Best Management Practices (BMP) Handbooks generally matched to the three kinds of stormwater permits. The Construction BMP Online Handbook requires a subscription to view. The other three are available to download for free, or available to purchase in print.

Please note:

  • CASQA membership does not include a subscription to the Construction BMP Online Handbook (including the SWPPP template).
  • CASQA membership is not required to purchase a subscription to the Construction BMP Online Handbook. However, CASQA members receive reduced subscription rates.

Subscription-Based Handbooks (one year subscription)

Important renewal information:

  • Subscriptions must be renewed before the expiration date to receive the renewal price. If not you will be charged the full subscription rate.
  • Renewal Discount Coupon Code: To receive the subscription renewal rate enter the renewal discount coupon code provided in the green sidebar on the Checkout page.

Construction BMP Online Handbook / Portal

This interactive online reference (formerly portal) provides a SWPPP template and the information you need to stay in compliance with California stormwater regulations for a construction general permit.

Only subscribers may access the BMP Construction handbook. To find out if you are already a subscriber, eligible to receive a member discount, or eligible for renewal, please log in. Subscription prices are as follows.

Member Subscription Rates

$160 Individual (1 user) 

$400 Small Group (2-3 users)

$900 Medium Group (4-10 users)

$1,800 Large Group (11-25 users)

Member Renewal Rates

$40 Individual (1 user)

$100 Small Group (2-3 users)

$225 Medium Group (4-10 users)

$450 Large Group (11-25 users)

Non-Member Subscription Rates*

$200 Individual (1 user)  Buy now

*non-member group rates are not available

Non-Member Renewal Rates*

$55 Individual (1 user)

*non-member group rates are not available

 

Other Handbooks

Industrial and Commercial Handbook

This handbook provides the information you need to stay in compliance with California stormwater regulations for an industrial general permit.

Municipal Handbook

This handbook provides the information you need to stay in compliance with California stormwater regulations for a municipal general permit.

New Development and Redevelopment Handbooks

This handbook provides the information you need to stay in compliance with California stormwater regulations for Phase I and II municipal permits.

Interested in training related to the CASQA BMP Handbooks? Through an agreement with CASQA, the Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento offers online training courses on the Industrial and Commercial, New Development and Redevelopment, and Municipal BMP Handbooks. These courses are designed to provide continuing education for professional engineers, employees of municipal agencies, regulatory agencies, developers, construction companies, and others to increase their knowledge of stormwater best management practices. Two continuing education units (CEUs) will be awarded for completing each course.