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*<span title="Filtration Best Management Practices (BMPs) treat urban stormwater runoff as it flows through a filtering medium, such as sand or an organic material. They are generally used on small drainage areas (5 acres or less) and are primarily designed for pollutant removal. They are effective at removing total suspended solids (TSS), particulate phosphorus, metals, and most organics. They are less effective for soluble pollutants such as dissolved phosphorus, chloride, and nitrate."> [https://stormwater.pca.state.mn.us/index.php?title=Filtration '''filtration''']</span>
 
*<span title="Filtration Best Management Practices (BMPs) treat urban stormwater runoff as it flows through a filtering medium, such as sand or an organic material. They are generally used on small drainage areas (5 acres or less) and are primarily designed for pollutant removal. They are effective at removing total suspended solids (TSS), particulate phosphorus, metals, and most organics. They are less effective for soluble pollutants such as dissolved phosphorus, chloride, and nitrate."> [https://stormwater.pca.state.mn.us/index.php?title=Filtration '''filtration''']</span>
 
*<span title="an area of permanent vegetation or other material used to reduce sediment, organics, nutrients, pesticides, and other contaminants from runoff and to maintain or improve water quality.> '''filter strip'''</span>
 
*<span title="an area of permanent vegetation or other material used to reduce sediment, organics, nutrients, pesticides, and other contaminants from runoff and to maintain or improve water quality.> '''filter strip'''</span>
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*<span title="the condition in which a project site does not pose any additional sediment discharge risk than it did prior to beginning project construction"> '''final stabilization'''</span>
 
*<span title="the initial surface runoff of a rainstorm. During this phase, water pollution entering storm drains in areas with high proportions of impervious surfaces is typically more concentrated compared to the remainder of the storm"> '''first flush'''</span>
 
*<span title="the initial surface runoff of a rainstorm. During this phase, water pollution entering storm drains in areas with high proportions of impervious surfaces is typically more concentrated compared to the remainder of the storm"> '''first flush'''</span>
 
*<span title="Stream that rapidly collects flows from the steep slopes of its catchment (watershed, basin) and produces flood peaks soon after the rain."> '''flash'''</span>
 
*<span title="Stream that rapidly collects flows from the steep slopes of its catchment (watershed, basin) and produces flood peaks soon after the rain."> '''flash'''</span>

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A

  • aggregate
  • aquatic habitat
  • armoring
  • arterial roads
  • alum

B

  • baffle
  • bank stabilization
  • baseflow
  • berm
  • best management practice
  • biodegradation
  • biofiltration
  • bioinfiltration
  • bioretention practice
  • Bioswale
  • biotic impairment
  • brownfield
  • Brushing
  • buffer zones
  • bypass flow

C

  • catch basin
  • catchment
  • cistern
  • clay
  • coagulation
  • coarse sediment
  • cofferdam
  • collector roadway
  • compacted soil
  • compost
  • concentrated flow
  • concentrated stormwater runoff
  • contributing area
  • conventional roof
  • curb-cut
  • curb bump-out

D

E

F

  • fiber roll
  • fill
  • filter fabric
  • filtration
  • filter strip
  • final stabilization
  • first flush
  • flash
  • floatables
  • flocculant
  • flocculation
  • flow paths
  • flow-through device
  • fluvial systems
  • footprint
  • forebay
  • fractured flow

G

  • geotextile
  • grade
  • grade control structures
  • green roof
  • green space
  • geotextile
  • gross solids
  • grubbing

H

  • herbaceous perennial
  • High-density polyethylene
  • highly urban and ultra-urban environments
  • hydraulic conductivity of the aquifer material (k),
  • hydraulic grade line
  • hydraulic gradient (i),
  • hydraulic model
  • hydrodynamic separator
  • hydrogeology

I

J

K

L

  • large lot residential
  • level spreader
  • live storage
  • longitudinal slope
  • low permeability soils

M

  • manhole
  • media
  • mesic
  • moderate to steep slopes
  • MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System)
  • mulching

N

O

P

Q

R

  • Rationale Method
  • receiving water
  • redundant
  • removal efficiency
  • resuspension
  • riparian zone
  • riprap
  • riprap
  • rock armored
  • rock riffle

S

T

U

  • highly urban and ultra-urban environments
  • underdrain
  • under-draining

V

W

X

Y

Z

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