New Development & Redevelopment BMP Handbook

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Table of Contents

Copyright Statement (23 KB | 03.28.2009)

Section 1: Introduction (174 KB | 9.30.2004)

1.1 Handbook Purpose and Scope

1.1.1 Users of the Handbook

1.1.2 Organization of the Handbook

1.1.3 Relationship to Other Handbooks

1.2 Stormwater Pollutants and Impacts on Water Quality

1.3 Regulatory Programs

1.3.1 Federal Programs

1.3.2 State Programs

1.3.3 Municipal NPDES Stormwater Programs

1.3.4 Other Relevant Regulatory Programs

1.4 Definitions

1.5 References and Resources

 

Section 2: Stormwater Quality Planning for New Development and Redevelopment (927 KB | 09.30.2004)

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Permit Requirements

2.3 Developing a Stormwater Management Plan

2.3.1 Assess Site Conditions

2.3.2 Understand Hydrologic Conditions of Concern

2.3.3 Evaluate Pollutants of Concern

2.3.4 Identify Candidate BMPs

2.3.5 Determine BMP Size/Capacity

2.3.6 Develop Plan for BMP Maintenance 

2.4 Planning Principles

2.4.1 Reduce Runoff

2.4.2 Control Sources of Pollutants

2.4.3 Treat Runoff

2.4.4 Planning Development Strategies in Practice

  

Section 3: Site and Facility Design for Water Quality Protection (670 KB | 09.30.2004)

3.1 Introduction 

3.2 Integration of BMPs into Common Site Features 

3.2.1 Streets 

3.2.2 Parking Lots 

3.2.3 Driveways 

3.2.4 Landscape and Open Space 

3.2.5 Outdoor Work Areas 

3.2.6 Maintenance and Storage Areas 

3.2.7 Vehicle and Equipment Washing Areas 

3.2.8 Loading Area 

3.2.9 Trash Storage Area 

3.2.10 Wash Areas 

3.2.11 Fueling Areas 

 

Section 4: Source Control BMPs (880 KB | 09.30.2004)

4.1 Introduction 

4.2 BMP Fact Sheets 

4.3 Fact Sheets Format 

4.4 BMP Fact Sheets 

SD-10 Site Design & Landscape Planning (141 KB | 01.1.2003)

SD-11 Roof Runoff Controls (72 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-12 Efficient Irrigation (86 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-13 Storm Drain Signage (74 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-20 Pervious Pavements (226 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-21 Alternative Building Materials (71 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-30 Fueling Areas (81 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-31 Maintenance Bays & Docs (72 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-32 Trash Storage Areas (42 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-33 Vehicle Washing Areas (74 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-34 Outdoor Material Storage Areas (104 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-35 Outdoor Work Areas (79 KB | 01.01.2003)

SD-36 Outdoor Processing Areas (40 KB | 01.01.2003)

 

Section 5: Treatment Control BMPs (includes all BMP Fact Sheets attached) (2,179 KB | 09.30.2004)

5.1 Introduction 

5.2 Treatment Control BMPs 

5.3 Fact Sheet Format 

5.4 Comparing Performance of Treatment BMPs 

5.4.1 Variation in Performance 

5.4.2 Other Issues Related to Performance Comparisons 

5.4.3 Comparisons of Treatment BMPs for Nitrogen, Zinc, Bacteria, and TSS 

5.4.4 General Performance of Manufactured BMPs 

5.4.5 Technology Certification 

5.5 BMP Design Criteria for Flow and Volume 

5.5.1 BMP Design Criteria for Flow and Volume 

5.5.2 Flow-Based BMP Design 

5.5.3 Combined Volume-Based and Flow-Based BMP Design 

5.6 Other BMP Selection Factors 

5.6.1 Costs 

5.6.2 Vector Breeding Considerations 

5.6.3 Threatened and Endangered Species Considerations 

5.7 BMP Fact Sheets 

TC-10 Infiltration Trench (211 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-11 Infiltration Basin (213 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-12 Retention/Irrigation (90 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-20 Wet Ponds (235 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-21 Constructed Wetlands (277 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-22 Extended Detention Basin (264 KB | 05.01.2006)

TC-30 Vegetated Swale (284 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-31 Vegetated Buffer Strip (170 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-32 Bioretention (170 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-40 Media Filter (389 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-50 Water Quality Inlet (103 KB | 01.01.2003)

TC-60 Multiple System Fact Sheet (63 KB | 01.01.2003)

MP-20 Wetland (55 KB | 01.01.2003)

MP-40 Media Filter (46 KB | 01.01.2003)

MP-50 Wet Vault (51 KB | 01.01.2003)

MP-51 Vortex Separator (78 KB | 01.01.2003)

MP-52 Drain Inlet (43 KB | 01.01.2003)

 

Section 6: Long-Term Maintenance of BMPs (41 KB | 09.30.2004)

6.1 Introduction 

6.2 Critical Regulatory Components 

6.3 Enforcement Options 

6.4 Maintenance Agreements 

6.5 Public Funding Sources 

 

Section 7: Glossary and List of Acronymns (36 KB | 09.30.2004)

7.1 Glossary 

7.2 Acronyms 

 

Appendices

Appendix A: Channel Impacts from Watershed Changes (135 KB | 01.01.2003)

Appendix B: General Applicability of Effluent Probability (284 KB | 01.01.2003)

Appendix C: Comparison of Effluent Concentrations of Additional Metals (91 KB | 01.01.2003)

Appendix D: Rain Gauge Data (794 KB | 09.30.2004)