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BMP Handbooks
BMP Handbooks Available for Download Below
  • Northern Virginia BMP Handbook
  • Nonstructural Urban BMP Handbook
  • Maintaining Stormwater Systems: A Guidebook for Private Owners and Operators in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia BMP Handbook
The Northern Virginia BMP Handbook reflects the general requirements of Northern Virginia local governments for stormwater quality control under Chesapeake Bay and Occoquan requirements. It is intended for use by designers and reviewers of urban BMPs in meeting the stormwater quality requirements of Northern Virginia. Includes discussion of the theory and practice of implementing BMP controls, and presents the requirements set by local government review offices for calculating phosphorus removal as well as determining site coverage and volume requirements for BMPs necessitated by development. Blank worksheets and sample site worksheets are included. 1992; 302 pages.

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Nonstructural Urban BMP Handbook
The Nonstructural Urban BMP Handbook provides watershed managers, planners, and the consulting engineering community with practical guidance on how to effectively implement nonstructural BMPs as a means of reducing nonpoint source pollution. In addition to providing design and implementation guidance, the Handbook provides guidelines to enable the planner to reasonably estimate pollution prevented or controlled as a result of implementing various nonstructural techniques.
1997; 306 pages.

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Maintaining Stormwater Systems: A Guidebook for Private Owners and Operators in Northern Virginia
This publication is designed for individual property owners, homeowners association representatives, and residential/commercial property managers. The guidebook outlines basic maintenance and planning tasks to keep Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) functioning properly, including information on types of BMPs, general maintenance needs, who should carry out maintenance, inspections, and planning for BMP maintenance costs. The guide also contains a sample inspection checklist, a BMP maintenance costs planning sheet, and a local government resource guide. 2007; 38 pages.

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Maintaining Stormwater Systems: A Guidebook [1.6 MB]

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