Best Management Practices (BMPs)

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 15:53

Construction/Development

Construction Stormwater General Permit – WA Dept. of Ecology
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wq/stormwater/construction

Preparing for Winter at Construction Projects in Eastern WA
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/biblio/0410083.html

Current Versions of WSDOT Manuals can be found at this site including the Highway Runoff Manual (pub # M31-16) which provides guidance for planning and designing stormwater BMPs.
http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Publications/Manuals


Homeowners

Pet Waste
http://clean-water.uwex.edu/pubs/pdf/home.pet.pdf
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/pubs/0310053.pdf
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wq/nonpoint/pet_waste/pet_waste.html

Rain Gardens:
Improve Stormwater Management in Your Yard
http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/la/la_005.cfm

Rain Gardens: University of Wisconsin Coop-Extension
http://clean-water.uwex.edu/pubs/pdf/home.gardens.pdf
http://clean-water.uwex.edu/pubs/pdf/home.rgmanual.pdf

Focus on Rainwater Collection & Water Right Permitting – WA Dept. of Ecology
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/biblio/0711018.html

Citizen’s Guide to Maintaining Stormwater BMPs (Lake County, IL)
http://www.northbarrington.org/files/newsletters/Guide_Final_110404.pdf

Other

International Stormwater BMP Database
http://www.bmpdatabase.org

BMPs for Storm & Surface Water Management: Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington
http://www.mrsc.org/subjects/environment/water/sw-BMP.aspx#runoff

Rainwater Harvesting in Washington State - WA Dept. of Ecology
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wr/hq/rwh.html