Design restrictions for special waters - constructed ponds and wetlands
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BMP
Watershed Management Category
A
Lakes
B
Trout Waters
C
Drinking Water*
D
Wetlands
E
Impaired Waters
Constructed wetlands Some variations NOT RECOMMENDED due to poor P removal, combined with other treatments. NOT RECOMMENDED
except for wooded wetlands
RECOMMENDED RECOMMENDED
but no use of natural wetlands
RECOMMENDED
Wet Extended Detention Pond RECOMMENDED Some variations NOT RECOMMENDED due to pool and stream warming concerns RECOMMENDED RECOMMENDED (alteration of natural wetlands as stormwater wetlands not allowed) RECOMMENDED

*Applies to groundwater drinking source areas only; use the sensitive lakes category to define BMP Design restrictions for surface water drinking supplies

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