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You can find information from the old Manual by clicking on any of the linked items below. The topics are arranged in the exact order as in the hardback version of the Manual. The links take you to an outline containing the article you want. From there you can click on the article (web page) of interest. Topics that are not linked have not been migrated.
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You can find information from the old Manual by clicking on any of the linked items below. The topics are arranged in the exact order as in the hardback version of the Manual. The links take you to the page containing the topic you want. It does not take you directly to the section of interest. This was intentional. To find the topic of interest, scroll down on the page or use the '''Page Contents''' option in the upper right portion of the page. Topics that are not linked have not been migrated.
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<u>'''Chapter 1 - Use and Organization of the Manual'''</u><br>
 
<u>'''Chapter 1 - Use and Organization of the Manual'''</u><br>
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:1.1. Volume 1 - Integrated Stormwater Management
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:1.1. Volume 1 - Integrated Stormwater Management: <font color="red">This section does not appear in the web-based Manual.</font>
:1.2. Volume 2 - Technical and Engineering Guidance
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:1.2. Volume 2 - Technical and Engineering Guidance: <font color="red">This section does not appear in the web-based Manual.</font>
2. Users of the Manual<br>
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2. Users of the Manual: <font color="red">This section does not appear in the web-based Manual. We anticipate a wide variety of users to this website, including engineers, resource management specialists and managers, hydrologists, and so on. We welcome suggestions to make the Manual more accessible to your particular needs.</font><br>
3. The Regulatory Relationship of the Manual<br>
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4. This Manual’s Relationship to Other Manuals<br>
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4. This Manual’s Relationship to Other Manuals: <font color="red">This section does not appear in the web-based Manual. There are links to other stormwater manuals scattered throughout this website.</font><br>
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5. Keep Updated About Manual Changes: <font color="red">This section does not appear in the web-based Manual. Users may be kept updated on the Manual by clicking "What's New" or "Recent changes" in the left toolbar.</font><br>
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2. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|What is Stormwater]]<br>
 
2. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|What is Stormwater]]<br>
 
3. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Why Stormwater Matters]]<br>
 
3. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Why Stormwater Matters]]<br>
:3.1. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Physical Changes to the Drainage System]]<br>
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:3.1. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Physical Changes to the Drainage System]]
::3.1.1. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Changes to Stream Flow]]<br>
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::3.1.1. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Changes to Stream Flow]]
::3.1.2. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Changes to Stream Geomorphology]]<br>
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::3.1.2. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Changes to Stream Geomorphology]]
::3.1.3. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Impacts to Aquatic Habitat]]<br>
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::3.1.3. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Impacts to Aquatic Habitat]]
:3.2. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Water Quality Impacts]]<br>
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:3.2. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Water Quality Impacts]]
::3.2.1. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Sources of Pollution]]<br>
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::3.2.1. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Sources of Pollution]]
::3.2.2. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Pollutant Impacts]]<br>
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::3.2.2. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Pollutant Impacts]]
 
4. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Managing Stormwater in Minnesota]]
 
4. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Managing Stormwater in Minnesota]]
 
:4.1. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|Climate]]
 
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5. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|How This Manual Will Help]]<br>
 
5. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|How This Manual Will Help]]<br>
 
6. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|General Principles for Stormwater Management]]<br>
 
6. [[Overview of basic stormwater concepts|General Principles for Stormwater Management]]<br>
7. References
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2. [[Integrated stormwater management|Non-Structural vs. Structural BMPs]]<br>
 
2. [[Integrated stormwater management|Non-Structural vs. Structural BMPs]]<br>
 
3. [[Integrated stormwater management|Link to Better Site Design]]<br>
 
3. [[Integrated stormwater management|Link to Better Site Design]]<br>
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2. [[Better site design|Preserving Natural Areas]]
 
2. [[Better site design|Preserving Natural Areas]]
 
:2.1. [[Better site design|Natural Area Conservation]]
 
:2.1. [[Better site design|Natural Area Conservation]]
:2.2. Site Reforestation or Restoration  
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:2.2. [[Better site design|Site Reforestation or Restoration]]
:2.3. Stream and Shoreline Buffers
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:2.3. [[Better site design|Stream and Shoreline Buffers]]
:2.4. Open Space Design
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:2.4. [[Better site design|Open Space Design]]
3. Disconnecting and Distributing Stormwater
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:3.1. Compost and Amended Soils  
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:3.1. [[Better site design|Compost and Amended Soils]]
:3.2. Disconnection of Surface Impervious Cover
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:3.2. [[Better site design|Disconnection of Surface Impervious Cover]]
:3.3. Rooftop Disconnection
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:3.3. [[Better site design|Rooftop Disconnection]]
::3.3.1. Grass Channels
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::3.3.1. [[Better site design|Grass Channels]]
:3.4. Stormwater Landscaping
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:3.4. [[Better site design|Stormwater Landscaping]]
4. Reducing Impervious Cover  
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:4.1. Narrower Streets
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:4.1. [[Better site design|Narrower Streets]]
:4.2. Slimmer Sidewalks
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:4.2. [[Better site design|Slimmer Sidewalks]]
:4.3. Smaller Cul-de-Sacs  
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:4.3. [[Better site design|Smaller Cul-de-Sacs]]
:4.4. Shorter Driveways
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:4.4. [[Better site design|Shorter Driveways]]
:4.5. Smaller Parking Lots  
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:4.5. [[Better site design|Smaller Parking Lots]]
5. The Benefits of Better Site Design <br>
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5. [[Better site design|The Benefits of Better Site Design]]<br>
6. Overcoming Barriers to Better Site Design  
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:6.1. Step 1. Conduct Research on Local Development Codes and Ordinances
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:6.1. [[Better site design|Step 1. Conduct Research on Local Development Codes and Ordinances]]
:6.2. Step 2. Identify Stakeholders That Will Participate in the Roundtable Process
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:6.2. [[Better site design|Step 2. Identify Stakeholders That Will Participate in the Roundtable Process]]
:6.3. Step 3. Introduce Stakeholders to the Roundtable Process
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:6.3. [[Better site design|Step 3. Introduce Stakeholders to the Roundtable Process]]
:6.4. Step 4. Conduct the Roundtable and Facilitate Consensus
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:6.4. [[Better site design|Step 4. Conduct the Roundtable and Facilitate Consensus]]
:6.5. Step 5. Implement Code and Ordinances Changes
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:6.5. [[Better site design|Step 5. Implement Code and Ordinances Changes]]
7. Thinking Outside of the Big Box <br>
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7. [[Better site design|Thinking Outside of the Big Box]]<br>
8. References
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8. [[Better site design|References]]
  
 
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<u>'''Chapter 5 - [[Regulatory information|Minnesota rules, regulations and programs]]'''</u><br>
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<u>'''Chapter 5 - Minnesota rules, regulations and programs'''</u><br>
 
1. [[Regulatory information|Relationship of Manual to Regulatory Programs]]<br>
 
1. [[Regulatory information|Relationship of Manual to Regulatory Programs]]<br>
 
2. [[Regulatory information|Stormwater Programs and Permit Requirements]]<br>
 
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::1.4.2. [[Using the treatment train approach to BMP selection|Structural BMPs]]
 
::1.4.2. [[Using the treatment train approach to BMP selection|Structural BMPs]]
 
::1.4.3. [[Using the treatment train approach to BMP selection|Supplemental Pre- and Post-Treatment BMPs]]
 
::1.4.3. [[Using the treatment train approach to BMP selection|Supplemental Pre- and Post-Treatment BMPs]]
2. Using the Manual to Select BMPs
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2. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Using the Manual to Select BMPs]]
:2.1. Using Cost Factors to Select BMPs
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:2.1. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Using Cost Factors to Select BMPs]]
 
3. Retrofitting To Achieve Better Stormwater Management
 
3. Retrofitting To Achieve Better Stormwater Management
:3.1. Mosquito Control and Stormwater Management  
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:3.1. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|Mosquito Control and Stormwater Management]]
:3.2. Background
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:3.2. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|Background]]
:3.3. Mosquitoes in Minnesota  
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:3.3. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|Mosquitoes in Minnesota]]
:3.4. Methods to Limit Mosquito Breeding in Stormwater Facilities
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:3.4. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|Methods to Limit Mosquito Breeding in Stormwater Facilities]]
::3.4.1. Homeowner Actions  
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::3.4.1. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|Homeowner Actions]]
::3.4.2. Stormwater Managers Actions  
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::3.4.2. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|Stormwater Managers Actions]]
:3.5. Compatibility with Common BMP Design  
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:3.5. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|Compatibility with Common BMP Design]]
4. References
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4. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|References]]
:4.1. Mosquito Control Information  
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:4.1. [[Mosquito control and stormwater management|Mosquito Control Information]]
  
 
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<u>'''Chapter 7 - Choosing Best Management Practices'''</u><br>
 
<u>'''Chapter 7 - Choosing Best Management Practices'''</u><br>
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1. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Process for Selecting Best Management Practices]]
:1.1. Investigate Pollution Prevention Opportunities
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:1.1. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Investigate Pollution Prevention Opportunities]]
:1.2. Design Site to Minimize Runoff
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:1.2. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Design Site to Minimize Runoff]]
:1.3. Select Temporary Construction Sediment Control Techniques
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:1.3. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Select Temporary Construction Sediment Control Techniques]]
:1.4. Identify Receiving Water Issues
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:1.4. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Identify Receiving Water Issues]]
:1.5. Identify Climate and Terrain Factors
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:1.5. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Identify Climate and Terrain Factors]]
:1.6. Evaluate Stormwater Treatment Suitability
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:1.6. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Evaluate Stormwater Treatment Suitability]]
:1.7. Assess Physical Feasibility at the Site
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:1.7. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Assess Physical Feasibility at the Site]]
:1.8. Investigate Community and Environmental Factors
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:1.8. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Investigate Community and Environmental Factors]]
:1.9. Determine any Site Restrictions and Setbacks
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:1.9. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|Determine any Site Restrictions and Setbacks]]
2. References
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2. [[Process for selecting Best Management Practices|References]]
  
 
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<u>'''Chapter 8 - Methods and models'''</u><br>
 
<u>'''Chapter 8 - Methods and models'''</u><br>
1. Introduction
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:1.1. Purpose of Stormwater Modeling
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:1.1. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Purpose of Stormwater Modeling]]
:1.2. Types of Models
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:1.2. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Types of Models]]
:1.3. Limitations of Modeling and the Importance of Calibration
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:1.3. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Limitations of Modeling and the Importance of Calibration]]
2. Selecting a Stormwater Modeling Tool<br>
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2. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Selecting a Stormwater Modeling Tool]]<br>
3. Minnesota Model Input Guide
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3. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Minnesota Model Input Guide]]
:3.1.   Data Resources
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:3.1. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Data Resources]]
::3.1.1. Precipitation
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::3.1.1. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Precipitation]]
::3.1.2. Climate Trends
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::3.1.2. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Climate Trends]]
::3.1.3. Topographic Data
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::3.1.3. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Topographic Data]]
::3.1.4. Soils / Surficial Geology
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::3.1.4. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Soils / Surficial Geology]]
::3.1.5. Land Cover / Land Use
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::3.1.5. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Land Cover / Land Use]]
::3.1.6. Monitoring Data
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::3.1.6. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Monitoring Data]]
:3.2. Input Guidance
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:3.2. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Input Guidance]]
::3.2.1. Rainfall Distribution
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::3.2.1. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Rainfall Distribution]]
::3.2.2. Water Quality Event
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::3.2.2. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Water Quality Event]]
::3.2.3. Extreme Flood Events
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::3.2.3. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Extreme Flood Events]]
::3.2.4. Runoff Coefficient
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::3.2.4. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Runoff Coefficient]]
::3.2.5. Curve Numbers
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::3.2.5. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Curve Numbers]]
::3.2.6. Infiltration Rates
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::3.2.6. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Infiltration Rates]]
::3.2.7. Event Mean Concentrations
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::3.2.7. [[Introduction to stormwater modeling|Event Mean Concentrations]]
4. References
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<u>'''Chapter 9 - Cold climate impact on runoff management'''</u><br>
 
<u>'''Chapter 9 - Cold climate impact on runoff management'''</u><br>
1. Background<br>
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1. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Background]]<br>
2. Nature of the Cold Climate Problem
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2. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Nature of the Cold Climate Problem]]
:2.1. Hydrology of Melt
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:2.1. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Hydrology of Melt]]
:2.2. Quality of Melt
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:2.2. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Quality of Melt]]
:2.3. Ground Water Impact
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:2.3. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Ground Water Impact]]
:2.4. Wetland, Open Space and Biological Impacts
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:2.4. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Wetland, Open Space and Biological Impacts]]
:2.5. Effects of Climate Change
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:2.5. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Effects of Climate Change]]
3. Challenges in Engineering and Design
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3. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Challenges in Engineering and Design]]
:3.1. Complicating Factors for Cold Climate Design
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:3.1. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Complicating Factors for Cold Climate Design]]
4. Management Approaches
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4. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Management Approaches]]
:4.1. Meltwater Management
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:4.1. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Meltwater Management]]
:4.2. Management Sequence
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:4.2. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Management Sequence]]
::4.2.1. Pollution Prevention
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::4.2.1. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Pollution Prevention]]
::4.2.2. Infiltration
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::4.2.2. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Infiltration]]
::4.2.3. Stormwater Ponds
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::4.2.3. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Stormwater Ponds]]
::4.2.4. Wetland and Biological-Based Systems
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::4.2.4. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Wetland and Biological-Based Systems]]
::4.2.5. Filtration, Hydrodynamic Structures and Treatment Trains
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::4.2.5. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Filtration, Hydrodynamic Structures and Treatment Trains]]
::4.2.6. Other Considerations
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::4.2.6. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Other Considerations]]
5. Design Adaptations for Cold Climates
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5. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Design Adaptations for Cold Climates]]
:5.1. Unified Sizing
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:5.1. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Unified Sizing]]
:5.2. Water Quality Sizing of Snowmelt
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:5.2. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Water Quality Sizing of Snowmelt]]
:5.3. Water Quality Credits for On-site Snow Management
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:5.3. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Water Quality Credits for On-site Snow Management]]
:5.4. Snow Management Plan Guidelines
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:5.4. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Snow Management Plan Guidelines]]
:5.5. BMP Design Modifications
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:5.5. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|BMP Design Modifications]]
6. Considerations for Design Sheets Based on Cold Climate Performance
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6. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Considerations for Design Sheets Based on Cold Climate Performance]]
:6.1. Applicability of BMPs for Cold Climate
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:6.1. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Applicability of BMPs for Cold Climate]]
:6.2. Adaptation Concepts
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:6.2. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Adaptation Concepts]]
:6.3. Infiltration Basin/Surface Filter
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:6.3. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Infiltration Basin/Surface Filter]]
:6.4. Seasonal Ponds
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:6.4. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Seasonal Ponds]]
:6.5. The Importance of Baseflow, Inlet and Outlet Design in Ponds
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:6.5. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|The Importance of Baseflow, Inlet and Outlet Design in Ponds]]
::6.5.1. Baseflow
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::6.5.1. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Baseflow]]
::6.5.2. Inlet and Outlet Design
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::6.5.2. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Inlet and Outlet Design]]
:6.6. Bioretention
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:6.6. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Bioretention]]
:6.7. Vegetated Conveyance.Snow and Ice Management
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:6.7. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Vegetated Conveyance]]
:6.8. High Sediment Load
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:6.8. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Snow and Ice Management]]
:6.9. Secondary Practices
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:6.9. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|High Sediment Load]]
7. References and Annotated Bibliography<br>
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:6.10. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|Secondary Practices]]
8. References<br>
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7. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|References and Annotated Bibliography]]<br>
9. Annotated Bibliography
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8. [[Cold climate impact on runoff management|References]]<br>
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<u>'''Chapter 10 - Unified sizing criteria'''</u><br>
 
<u>'''Chapter 10 - Unified sizing criteria'''</u><br>
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1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Introduction]]<br>
2. Overview of the Unified Stormwater Sizing Framework<br>
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2. [[Unified sizing criteria|Overview of the Unified Stormwater Sizing Framework]]<br>
3. Recharge and Infiltration Criterion (Vre)
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3. [[Unified sizing criteria|Recharge and infiltration criterion (Vre)]]
:3.1. Modifications to Recharge Criteria
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:3.1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Modifications to Recharge Criteria]]
::3.1.1. Recharge Options
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::3.1.1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Recharge Options]]
4. Water Quality Criteria
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4. [[Unified sizing criteria|Water Quality Criteria]]
:4.1. Computing Water Quality Volume
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:4.1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Computing Water Quality Volume]]
:4.2. Modifications to Water Quality Criteria
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:4.2. [[Unified sizing criteria|Modifications to Water Quality Criteria]]
5. Channel Protection Criteria (Vcp)
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5. [[Unified sizing criteria|Channel Protection Criteria (Vcp)]]
:5.1. Purpose
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:5.1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Purpose]]
:5.2. Channel Protection Methods
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:5.2. [[Unified sizing criteria|Channel Protection Methods]]
:5.3. Modifications to Channel Protection Criteria
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:5.3. [[Unified sizing criteria|Modifications to Channel Protection Criteria]]
6. Overbank Flood Protection Criteria (Vp)<br>
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6. [[Unified sizing criteria|Overbank Flood Protection Criteria (Vp)]]<br>
7. Extreme Flood Control Criteria (Vp)<br>
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8. Adapting Stormwater Criteria for Receiving Waters<br>
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8. [[Unified sizing criteria|Adapting Stormwater Criteria for Receiving Waters]]<br>
9. Lakes
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9. [[Unified sizing criteria|Lakes]]
:9.1. Most-Sensitive Lakes
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:9.1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Most-Sensitive Lakes]]
:9.2. Sensitive Lakes
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:9.2. [[Unified sizing criteria|Sensitive Lakes]]
10. Trout Streams<br>
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10. [[Unified sizing criteria|Trout Streams]]<br>
11. Drinking Water Source Areas
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11. [[Unified sizing criteria|Drinking Water Source Areas]]
:11.1. Ground Water
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:11.1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Ground Water]]
:11.2. Surface Water
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:11.2. [[Unified sizing criteria|Surface Water]]
12. Wetlands<br>
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12. [[Unified sizing criteria|Wetlands]]<br>
13. Impaired Waters<br>
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13. [[Unified sizing criteria|Impaired Waters]]<br>
14. Stormwater Sizing for Redevelopment Projects<br>
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14. [[Unified sizing criteria|Stormwater Sizing for Redevelopment Projects]]<br>
15. References
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<u>'''Chapter 11 - Stormwater credits and development sites'''</u><br>
 
<u>'''Chapter 11 - Stormwater credits and development sites'''</u><br>
1. Stormwater Credits<br>
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1. [[Credits for Better Site design|Stormwater Credits]]<br>
2. Better Site Design and Stormwater Credits<br>
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2. [[Credits for Better Site design|Better Site Design and Stormwater Credits]]<br>
3. Stormwater Credit Categories
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3. [[Credits for Better Site design|Stormwater Credit Categories]]
:3.1. Credit 1. Natural Area Conservation Credit
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:3.1. [[Credits for Better Site design|Credit 1. Natural Area Conservation Credit]]
::3.1.1. Water Quality
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::3.1.1. [[Credits for Better Site design|Water Quality]]
::3.1.2. Larger Storm Events
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::3.1.2. [[Credits for Better Site design|Larger Storm Events]]
::3.1.3. Conditions for Credit
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::3.1.3. [[Credits for Better Site design|Conditions for Credit]]
:3.2. Credit 2. Site Reforestation or Prairie Restoration Credit
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:3.2. [[Credits for Better Site design|Credit 2. Site Reforestation or Prairie Restoration Credit]]
::3.2.1. Water Quality
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::3.2.1. [[Credits for Better Site design|Water Quality]]
::3.2.2. Larger Storm Events
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::3.2.2. [[Credits for Better Site design|Larger Storm Events]]
::3.2.3. Conditions for Credit
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::3.2.3. [[Credits for Better Site design|Conditions for Credit]]
:3.3. Credit 3. Drainage to Stream, Wetland or Shoreline Buffer Credit
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:3.3. [[Credits for Better Site design|Credit 3. Drainage to Stream, Wetland or Shoreline Buffer Credit]]
::3.3.1. Water Quality
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::3.3.1. [[Credits for Better Site design|Water Quality]]
::3.3.2. Larger Storm Events
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::3.3.2. [[Credits for Better Site design|Larger Storm Events]]
::3.3.3. Conditions for Credit
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::3.3.3. [[Credits for Better Site design|Conditions for Credit]]
:3.4. Credit 4. Surface Impervious Cover Disconnection Credit
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:3.4. [[Credits for Better Site design|Credit 4. Surface Impervious Cover Disconnection Credit]]
:3.5. Conditions for Credit
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:3.5. [[Credits for Better Site design|Conditions for Credit]]
:3.6. Credit Rooftop Disconnection Credit
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:3.6. [[Credits for Better Site design|Credit Rooftop Disconnection Credit]]
:3.7. Larger Storm Events (CN Adjusted)
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:3.7. [[Credits for Better Site design|Larger Storm Events (CN Adjusted)]]
:3.8. Credit Grass Channel Credit
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:3.8. [[Credits for Better Site design|Credit Grass Channel Credit]]
4. Establishing an Effective Local Stormwater Credit System
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4. [[Credits for Better Site design|Establishing an Effective Local Stormwater Credit System]]
:4.1. Is My Community Ready for Credits?
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:4.1. [[Credits for Better Site design|Is My Community Ready for Credits?]]
:4.2. Adapting Credits for Local Use
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:4.2. [[Credits for Better Site design|Adapting Credits for Local Use]]
:4.3. Integrating Credits Into the Local Development Review Process
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:4.3. [[Credits for Better Site design|Integrating Credits Into the Local Development Review Process]]
5. References
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5. [[Credits for Better Site design|References]]
  
 
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1. Introduction<br>
 
1. Introduction<br>
 
2. Fact Sheets and Design Guidance - General
 
2. Fact Sheets and Design Guidance - General
:2.1. Pollution Prevention: Chapter 12-1
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:2.1. Pollution Prevention: Chapter 12-1 - See the section on [[Pollution prevention|Pollution Prevention]]
:2.2. Better Site Design: Chapter 12-2
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:2.2. Better Site Design: Chapter 12-2 - See the section on [[Better site design]].
:2.3. Runoff Volume Minimization: Chapter 12-3
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:2.3. Runoff Volume Minimization: Chapter 12-3 - See the section on [[Turf]], [[Green roofs]], [[Permeable pavement]], and [[Stormwater re-use and rainwater harvesting]].
:2.4. Temporary Construction Erosion and Sediment Control: Chapter 12-4
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:2.4. Temporary Construction Erosion and Sediment Control: Chapter 12-4 - See the section on [[Temporary construction erosion and sediment control]]
:2.5. Supplemental BMPs: Chapter 12-5
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:2.5. Supplemental BMPs: Chapter 12-5 - See the sections on [[filtration devices]], [[Hydrodynamic devices]], and [[Chemical treatment]].
:2.6. Bioretention Practices: Chapter 12-6
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:2.6. Bioretention Practices: Chapter 12-6 - See the section on [[Bioretention]].
:2.7. Filtration Practices: Chapter 12-7
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:2.7. Filtration Practices: Chapter 12-7 - See the section on [[Filtration]].
:2.8. Infiltration Practices: Chapter 12-8
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:2.8. Infiltration Practices: Chapter 12-8 - See the section on [[Infiltration trench]].
:2.9. Stormwater Ponds: Chapter 12-9
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:2.9. Stormwater Ponds: Chapter 12-9 - See the section on [[Stormwater ponds]].
:2.10. Stormwater Wetlands: Chapter 12-10
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:2.10. Stormwater Wetlands: Chapter 12-10 - See the section on [[Stormwater wetlands]].
 
3. Minnesota Design: Main Influences
 
3. Minnesota Design: Main Influences
 
:3.1. Regulatory
 
:3.1. Regulatory
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8. References
 
8. References
  
Chapter 12-1 - Pollution Prevention Fact Sheets
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Chapter 12-1 - Pollution Prevention Fact Sheets<br>
:Residential Practices  
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:[[Pollution prevention|Residential Practices]]<br>
:Municipal Practices  
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:[[Pollution prevention|Municipal Practices]]<br>
:Industrial & Commercial Practices
+
:[[Pollution prevention|Industrial & Commercial Practices]]
  
Chapter 12-2 - Better Site Design / Low Impact Development  
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Chapter 12-2 - Better Site Design / Low Impact Development<br>
:Better Site Design Overview  
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:[[Better site design|Better Site Design Overview]]<br>
:Minimize Stormwater Runoff  
+
:[[Better site design|Minimize Stormwater Runoff]]<br>
:Residential Streets & Parking lots
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:[[Better site design|Residential Streets & Parking lots]]<br>
:Residential Streets and Parking Lots Checklist
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:[[Better site design|Residential Streets and Parking Lots Checklist]]<br>
:Highway & Road Runoff Management  
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:[[Better site design|Highway & Road Runoff Management]]<br>
:Lot Development  
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:[[Better site design|Lot Development]]<br>
:Lot Development Checklist
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:[[Better site design|Lot Development Checklist]]<br>
:Conservation of Natural Areas  
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:[[Better site design|Conservation of Natural Areas]]<br>
:Conservation of Natural Areas Checklist  
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:[[Better site design|Conservation of Natural Areas Checklist]]<br>
  
 
<u>'''Chapter 12-3 - Runoff volume minimization'''</u><br>
 
<u>'''Chapter 12-3 - Runoff volume minimization'''</u><br>
Using Compost as a Soil Amendment (Post-Construction Soil BMP)<br>
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[[Turf|Using Compost as a Soil Amendment (Post-Construction Soil BMP)]]<br>
1. Key Considerations
+
1. [[Turf|Key Considerations]]
:1.1. Benefits:
+
:1.1. [[Turf|Benefits]]
2. Material Specifications
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2. [[Turf|Material Specifications]]<br>
3. Turf Establishment or Incorporation in Soil as an Amendment
+
3. [[Turf|Turf Establishment or Incorporation in Soil as an Amendment]]
:3.1. Application Guidelines
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:3.1. [[Turf|Application Guidelines]]
:3.2. Nutrient Precaution
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:3.2. [[Turf|Nutrient Precaution]]
4. Other Benefits and Emerging Uses of Compost
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4. [[Turf|Other Benefits and Emerging Uses of Compost]]
:4.1. Erosion Control and Storm Water Management Uses of Compost
+
:4.1. [[Turf|Erosion Control and Storm Water Management Uses of Compost]]
::4.1.1. Compost Blanket Application
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::4.1.1. [[Turf|Compost Blanket Application]]
::4.1.2. Compost Filter Berm Application or Sediment Control
+
::4.1.2. [[Turf|Compost Filter Berm Application or Sediment Control]]
:4.2. Other Uses
+
:4.2. [[Turf|Other Uses]]
::4.2.1. Soil Reclamation
+
::4.2.1. [[Turf|Soil Reclamation]]
::4.2.2. Wetland Construction
+
::4.2.2. [[Turf|Wetland Construction]]
::4.2.3. Pollution Remediation
+
::4.2.3. [[Turf|Pollution Remediation]]
::4.2.4. Pollution Prevention
+
::4.2.4. [[Turf|Pollution Prevention]]
5. Additional Information<br>
+
5. [[Turf|Additional Information]]<br>
6. References<br>
+
6. [[Turf|References]]<br>
7. Literature Review<br>
+
7. [[Turf|Literature Review]]<br>
Green Roofs<br>
 
Pervious Pavement<br>
 
Rainwater Harvesting<br>
 
  
<u>'''Chapter 12-2 - Temporary erosion & sediment control'''</u><br>
+
:[[Green roofs|Green Roofs]]<br>
1. Introduction<br>
+
:[[Permeable pavement|Pervious Pavement]]<br>
2. Planning<br>
+
:[[Stormwater re-use and rainwater harvesting|Rainwater Harvesting]]<br>
3. Permits<br>
+
 
4. Sequencing Activities<br>
+
<u>'''Chapter 12-4 - Temporary erosion & sediment control'''</u><br>
Temporary Erosion & Sediment Control Overview<br>
+
1. [[Temporary construction erosion and sediment control|Introduction]]<br>
5. Inspection and Maintenance<br>
+
2. [[Temporary construction erosion and sediment control|Planning]]<br>
6. References<br>
+
3. [[Temporary construction erosion and sediment control|Permits]]<br>
 +
4. [[Temporary construction erosion and sediment control|Sequencing Activities]]<br>
 +
5. [[Temporary construction erosion and sediment control|Inspection and Maintenance]]<br>
 +
6. [[Temporary construction erosion and sediment control|References]]<br>
  
 
<u>'''Chapter 12-5 - Supplemental Best Management Practices'''</u><br>  
 
<u>'''Chapter 12-5 - Supplemental Best Management Practices'''</u><br>  
Chemical & Biological Treatment<br>
+
[[Chemical treatment|Chemical & Biological Treatment]]<br>
Filtration Devices<br>
+
[[Filtration devices|Filtration Devices]]<br>
Hydrodynamic Devices<br>
+
[[Hydrodynamic devices|Hydrodynamic devices]]<br>
  
Chapter 12-6 - Bioretention
+
<u>'''Chapter 12-6 - Bioretention'''</u><br>
1.       Suitability
+
1. [[Overview for bioretention|Suitability]]
1.1.   General  
+
:1.1. [[Overview for bioretention|General]]
1.2.   Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
+
:1.2. [[Overview for bioretention|Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train]]
1.3.   MPCA Permit Applicability  
+
:1.3. [[Overview for bioretention|MPCA Permit Applicability]]
Bioretention Overview 
+
:1.4. [[Types of bioretention|Design Variants]]
1.4.   Design Variants
+
::1.4.1. [[Types of bioretention|Alternative Names]]
1.4.1. Alternative Names
+
:1.5. [[Types of bioretention|Performance Types (adapted from Prince George’s County)]]
1.5.   Performance Types (adapted from Prince George’s County)
+
::1.5.1. [[Types of bioretention|Infiltration / Recharge Facility]]
1.5.1. Infiltration / Recharge Facility
+
::1.5.2. [[Types of bioretention|Filtration/Partial Recharge Facility]]
1.5.2. Filtration/Partial Recharge Facility  
+
::1.5.3. [[Types of bioretention|Infiltration/Filtration/Recharge]]
1.5.3. Infiltration/Filtration/Recharge
+
:1.6. [[Types of bioretention|Design Types for Various Land Uses]]
1.6.   Design Types for Various Land Uses
+
:1.7. [[Overview for bioretention|Retrofit Suitability]]
1.7.       Retrofit Suitability
+
:1.8. [[Overview for bioretention|Special Receiving Waters Suitability]]
1.8.       Special Receiving Waters Suitability
+
:1.9. [[Overview for bioretention|Cold Climate Suitability]]
1.9.       Cold Climate Suitability  
+
:1.10. [[Overview for bioretention|Water Quantity Treatment]]
1.10.   Water Quantity Treatment
+
:1.11. [[Overview for bioretention|Water Quality Treatment]]
1.11.   Water Quality Treatment
+
:1.12. [[Overview for bioretention|Limitations]]
1.12.   Limitations
+
2. [[Design criteria for bioretention|Major Design Elements]]
2.       Major Design Elements
+
:2.1. [[Design criteria for bioretention|Physical Feasibility Initial Check]]
2.1.   Physical Feasibility Initial Check
+
:2.2. [[Design criteria for bioretention|Conveyance]]
2.2.   Conveyance
+
:2.3. [[Design criteria for bioretention|Pre-treatment]]
2.3.   Pre-treatment
+
:2.4. [[Design criteria for bioretention|Treatment]]
2.4.   Treatment  
+
:2.5. [[Design criteria for bioretention|Safety]]
2.5.   Safety
+
3. [[Construction specifications for bioretention|Construction Details]]<br>
3.       Construction Details
+
4. [[Construction specifications for bioretention|Materials Specifications]]
4.       Materials Specifications  
+
:4.1. [[Construction specifications for bioretention|Soil Medium / Filter Media Content]]
4.1.   Soil Medium / Filter Media Content
+
::4.1.1. [[Construction specifications for bioretention|Mix A: Water Quality Blend]]
4.1.1. Mix A: Water Quality Blend
+
::4.1.2. [[Construction specifications for bioretention|Mix B: Enhanced Filtration Blend]]
4.1.2. Mix B: Enhanced Filtration Blend  
+
:4.2. [[Construction specifications for bioretention|Soil Medium / Filter Media Depth]]
4.2.   Soil Medium / Filter Media Depth  
+
5. [[Construction specifications for bioretention|Construction Specifications]]<br>
5.       Construction Specifications
+
6. [[Operation and maintenance of bioretention|Operation and Maintenance]]
6.       Operation and Maintenance
+
:6.1. [[Operation and maintenance of bioretention|Overview]]
6.1.   Overview
+
:6.2. [[Operation and maintenance of bioretention|Design Phase Maintenance Considerations]]
6.2.   Design Phase Maintenance Considerations.
+
:6.3. [[Operation and maintenance of bioretention|Construction Phase Maintenance]]
6.3.   Construction Phase Maintenance  
+
:6.4. [[Operation and maintenance of bioretention|Post-construction Operation and Maintenance]]
6.4.   Post-construction Operation and Maintenance
+
7. [[Cost-benefit considerations for bioretention|Construction and Maintenance Costs]]
7.       Construction and Maintenance Costs
+
:7.1. [[Design criteria for bioretention|Design Procedure]]
7.1.   Design Procedure
+
::7.1.1. [[Design criteria for bioretention|Design Steps]]
7.1.1. Design Steps  
+
8. [[Bioretention|Links to other Manuals]]<br>
8.       Links to other Manuals  
+
9. [[References for bioretention|References]]
9.       References
 
  
Chapter 12-7 - Filtration
+
<u>'''Chapter 12-7 - Filtration'''</u><br>
1.       Suitability
+
1. [[Overview for filtration|Suitability]]
1.1.   General  
+
:1.1. [[Overview for filtration|General]]
1.2.   Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
+
:1.2. [[Overview for filtration|Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train]]
1.3.   MPCA Permit Applicability  
+
:1.3. [[Overview for filtration|MPCA Permit Applicability]]
Filtration Overview
+
:1.4. [[Types of filtration|Design Variants]]
1.4.   Design Variants
+
:1.5. [[Types of filtration|Media Filters]]
1.5.   Media Filters
+
::1.5.1. [[Types of filtration|Surface Sand Filter]]
1.5.1. Surface Sand Filter
+
::1.5.2. [[Types of filtration|Underground Sand Filter]]
1.5.2. Underground Sand Filter  
+
::1.5.3. [[Types of filtration|Perimeter Sand Filter]]
1.5.3. Perimeter Sand Filter  
+
:1.6. [[Types of filtration|Vegetative Filters]]
1.6.   Vegetative Filters
+
::1.6.1. [[Types of filtration|Grass Channels]]
1.6.1. Grass Channels  
+
::1.6.2. [[Types of filtration|Dry Swales]]
1.6.2. Dry Swales  
+
::1.6.3. [[Types of filtration|Wet Swales]]
1.6.3. Wet Swales
+
::1.6.4. [[Types of filtration|Filter Strips ]]
1.6.4. Filter Strips  
+
:1.7. [[Types of filtration|Other Filters Not Approved For Minnesota]]
1.7.   Other Filters Not Approved For Minnesota
+
::1.7.1. [[Types of filtration|Organic Filter]]
1.7.1. Organic Filter
+
::1.7.2. [[Types of filtration|Pocket Filter]]
1.7.2. Pocket Filter  
+
::1.7.3. [[Types of filtration|Submerged Gravel Wetland]]
1.7.3. Submerged Gravel Wetland
+
:1.8. [[Overview for filtration|Retrofit Suitability]]
1.8.       Retrofit Suitability
+
:1.9. [[Overview for filtration|Special Receiving Waters Suitability]]
1.9.       Special Receiving Waters Suitability
+
:1.10. [[Overview for filtration|Cold Climate Suitability]]
1.10.   Cold Climate Suitability  
+
:1.11. [[Overview for filtration|Water Quantity Treatment]]
1.11.   Water Quantity Treatment
+
:1.12. [[Overview for filtration|Water Quality Treatment]]
1.12.   Water Quality Treatment
+
:1.13. [[Overview for filtration|Limitations]]
1.13.   Limitations
+
2. [[Design criteria for filtration|Major Design Elements]]
2.       Major Design Elements
+
:2.1. [[Design criteria for filtration|Physical Feasibility Initial Check]]
2.1.   Physical Feasibility Initial Check
+
::2.1.1. [[Design criteria for filtration|Conveyance]]
2.1.1. Conveyance  
+
:2.2. [[Design criteria for filtration|Pre-treatment]]
2.2.   Pre-treatment
+
:2.3. [[Design criteria for filtration|Treatment]]
2.3.   Treatment
+
:2.4. [[Design criteria for filtration|Landscaping]]
2.4.   Landscaping
+
:2.5. [[Design criteria for filtration|Safety]]
2.5.   Safety
+
3. [[Construction specifications for filtration|Construction Details and Specifications]]
3.       Construction Details and Specifications  
+
4. [[Operation and maintenance of filtration|Operation and Maintenance]]
4.       Operation and Maintenance
+
:4.1. [[Operation and maintenance of filtration|Overview]]
4.1.   Overview
+
:4.2. [[Operation and maintenance of filtration|Design Phase Maintenance Considerations]]
4.2.   Design Phase Maintenance Considerations
+
:4.3. [[Operation and maintenance of filtration|Construction Phase Maintenance]]
4.3.   Construction Phase Maintenance  
+
:4.4. [[Operation and maintenance of filtration|Post-construction Operation and Maintenance]]
4.4.   Post-construction Operation and Maintenance
+
5. [[Cost-benefit considerations for filtration|Construction and Maintenance Costs]]<br>
5.       Construction and Maintenance Costs
+
6. [[Design criteria for filtration|Design Procedure: Media Filters]]
6.       Design Procedure: Media Filters
+
:6.1. [[Design criteria for filtration|Design Steps]]
6.1.   Design Steps  
+
7. [[Design criteria for filtration|Design Procedure: Vegetative Filters]]
7.       Design Procedure: Vegetative Filters.
+
:7.1. [[Design criteria for filtration|Design Steps]]
7.1.   Design Steps  
+
8. Links to Other Manuals<br>
8.       Links to Other Manuals
+
9. [[References for filtration|References]]
9.       References
 
  
Chapter 12-8 - Infiltration
+
<u>'''Chapter 12-8 - Infiltration'''</u><br>
1.       Suitability
+
1. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Suitability]]
1.1.   General  
+
:1.1. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|General]]
1.2.   Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
+
:1.2. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train]]
1.3.   MPCA Permit Applicability  
+
:1.3. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|MPCA Permit Applicability]]
1.4.   Design Variants
+
:1.4. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Design Variants]]
1.4.1. Infiltration Basin
+
::1.4.1. Infiltration Basin
Infiltration Overview  
+
Infiltration Overview
1.4.2. Infiltration Trench (a.k.ainfiltration gallery)
+
::1.4.2. Infiltration Trench (a.k.a infiltration gallery)
1.5.   Dry Wells (a.k.ainfiltration tubes, french drains, soak-away pits or soak holes)
+
:1.5. Dry Wells (a.k.a infiltration tubes, french drains, soak-away pits or soak holes)
1.5.1. Underground Infiltration Systems
+
::1.5.1. Underground Infiltration Systems
1.6.       Retrofit Suitability
+
:1.6. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Retrofit Suitability]]
1.7.       Special Receiving Waters Suitability
+
:1.7. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Special Receiving Waters Suitability]]
1.8.       Cold Climate Suitability  
+
:1.8. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Cold Climate Suitability]]
1.9.       Water Quantity Treatment
+
:1.9. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Water Quantity Treatment]]
1.10.   Water Quality Treatment
+
:1.10. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Water Quality Treatment]]
1.11.   Limitations
+
:1.11. [[Overview for Infiltration trench|Limitations]]
2.       Major Design Elements
+
2. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Major Design Elements]]
2.1.   Physical Feasibility Initial Check
+
:2.1. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Physical Feasibility Initial Check]]
2.2.   Conveyance
+
:2.2. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Conveyance]]
2.3.   Pre-treatment
+
:2.3. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Pre-treatment]]
2.4.   Treatment
+
:2.4. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Treatment]]
2.5.   Landscaping
+
:2.5. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Landscaping]]
2.6.   Safety
+
:2.6. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Safety]]
3.       Construction Details
+
3. [[Construction specifications for Infiltration trench|Construction Details]]<br>
4.       Construction Specifications
+
4. [[Construction specifications for Infiltration trench|Construction Specifications]]
4.1.   Temporary Erosion Control
+
:4.1. [[Construction specifications for Infiltration trench|Temporary Erosion Control]]
4.2.   Excavation, Backfill and Grading
+
:4.2. [[Construction specifications for Infiltration trench|Excavation, Backfill and Grading]]
4.3.   Native Plants, Planting and Transplanting
+
:4.3. [[Construction specifications for Infiltration trench|Native Plants, Planting and Transplanting]]
4.4.   Construction Sequence Scheduling
+
:4.4. [[Construction specifications for Infiltration trench|Construction Sequence Scheduling]]
4.5.   Construction Observation
+
:4.5. [[Construction specifications for Infiltration trench|Construction Observation]]
5.       Operation and Maintenance
+
5. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Operation and Maintenance]]
5.1.   Overview
+
:5.1. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Overview]]
5.2.   Design Phase Maintenance Considerations.
+
:5.2. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Design Phase Maintenance Considerations]]
5.3.   Construction Phase Maintenance Considerations
+
:5.3. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Construction Phase Maintenance Considerations]]
5.3.1. Avoid excessive compaction
+
::5.3.1. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Avoid excessive compaction]]
5.3.2. Stabilize Vegetation Before and After Construction
+
::5.3.2. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Stabilize Vegetation Before and After Construction]]
5.3.3. Correctly Install Filter Fabrics
+
::5.3.3. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Correctly Install Filter Fabrics]]
5.3.4. Carefully Finish Final Grading
+
::5.3.4. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Carefully Finish Final Grading]]
5.3.5. Keep Infiltration Practices “Off-line” until Construction Is Complete
+
::5.3.5. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Keep Infiltration Practices “Off-line” until Construction Is Complete]]
5.3.6. Establish Permanent Vegetation  
+
::5.3.6. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Establish Permanent Vegetation]]
5.4.   Post-Construction Operation and Maintenance
+
:5.4. [[Operation and maintenance of Infiltration trench|Post-Construction Operation and Maintenance]]
6.       Construction and Maintenance Costs
+
6. [[Cost-benefit considerations for Infiltration trench|Construction and Maintenance Costs]]<br>
7.       Design Procedure
+
7. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Design Procedure]]
7.1.   Design Steps  
+
:7.1. [[Design criteria for Infiltration trench|Design Steps]]
8.       Links to Other Manuals
+
8. Links to Other Manuals<br>
9.       References
+
9. [[References for infiltration|References]]
  
Chapter 12-9 - Stormwater Ponds
+
<u>'''Chapter 12-9 - Stormwater Ponds'''</u><br>
1.       Suitability
+
1. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|Suitability]]
1.1.   General  
+
:1.1. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|General]]
1.2.   Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
+
:1.2. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train]]
1.3.   MPCA Permit Applicability  
+
:1.3. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|MPCA Permit Applicability]]
1.4.   Design Variants
+
:1.4. [[Types of stormwater ponds|Design Variants]]
1.4.1. Flow-through pond (no extended detention)  
+
::1.4.1. [[Types of stormwater ponds|Flow-through pond (no extended detention)]]
Stormwater Ponds Overview  
+
Stormwater Ponds Overview
1.4.2. Wet extended detention pond
+
::1.4.2. [[Types of stormwater ponds|Wet extended detention pond]]
1.4.3. Micropool extended detention pond
+
::1.4.3. [[Types of stormwater ponds|Micropool extended detention pond]]
1.4.4. Dry pond
+
::1.4.4. [[Types of stormwater ponds|Dry pond]]
1.5.   Retrofit Suitability
+
:1.5. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|Retrofit Suitability]]
1.6.   Special Receiving Waters Suitability
+
:1.6. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|Special Receiving Waters Suitability]]
1.7.   Cold Climate Suitability  
+
:1.7. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|Cold Climate Suitability]]
1.8.   Water Quantity Treatment
+
:1.8. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|Water Quantity Treatment]]
1.9.   Limitations
+
:1.9. [[Overview for stormwater ponds|Limitations]]
2.       Major Design Elements
+
2. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Major Design Elements]]
2.1.   Physical Feasibility Initial Check
+
:2.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Physical Feasibility Initial Check]]
2.2.   Conveyance
+
:2.2. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Conveyance]]
2.2.1. Inflow Points
+
::2.2.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Inflow Points]]
2.2.2. Adequate Outfall Protection  
+
::2.2.2. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Adequate Outfall Protection]]
2.3.   Pre-treatment
+
:2.3. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Pre-treatment]]
2.4.   Treatment
+
:2.4. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Treatment]]
2.4.1. Permanent Pool and Water Quality Volume (Vwq) Sizing for New Impervious Area
+
::2.4.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Permanent Pool and Water Quality Volume (Vwq) Sizing for New Impervious Area]]
2.4.2. Pond Liners
+
::2.4.2. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Pond Liners]]
2.4.3. Grading and Site Layout
+
::2.4.3. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Grading and Site Layout]]
2.4.4. Pond Benches  
+
::2.4.4. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Pond Benches]]
2.4.5. Maintenance Access  
+
::2.4.5. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Maintenance Access]]
2.4.6. Riser in Embankment  
+
::2.4.6. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Riser in Embankment]]
2.4.7. Spillway Design  
+
::2.4.7. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Spillway Design]]
2.4.8. Non-clogging Low Flow Orifice
+
::2.4.8. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Non-clogging Low Flow Orifice]]
2.4.9. Trash Racks
+
::2.4.9. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Trash Racks]]
2.4.10.   Pond Drain
+
::2.4.10. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Pond Drain]]
2.4.11.   Adjustable Gate Valve
+
::2.4.11. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Adjustable Gate Valve]]
2.4.12.   Riser Access  
+
::2.4.12. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Riser Access]]
2.4.13.   Emergency Spillway
+
::2.4.13. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Emergency Spillway]]
2.5.   Landscaping
+
:2.5. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Landscaping]]
2.5.1. Landscaping Plan  
+
::2.5.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Landscaping Plan]]
2.5.2. Pond Buffers and Setbacks
+
::2.5.2. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Pond Buffers and Setbacks]]
2.6.   Safety
+
:2.6. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Safety]]
3.       Construction Details and Specifications  
+
3. Construction Details and Specifications<br>
4.       Operation and Maintenance  
+
4. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater ponds|Operation and Maintenance]]
4.1.   Overview
+
:4.1. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater ponds|Overview]]
4.2.   Design Phase Maintenance Considerations.
+
:4.2. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater ponds|Design Phase Maintenance Considerations]]
4.3.   Construction Phase Maintenance  
+
:4.3. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater ponds|Construction Phase Maintenance]]
4.4.   Post-Construction Operation and Maintenance  
+
:4.4. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater ponds|Post-Construction Operation and Maintenance]]
4.4.1. Operation to Address Frozen Conditions  
+
::4.4.1. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater ponds|Operation to Address Frozen Conditions]]
4.4.2. Maintenance  
+
::4.4.2. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater ponds|Maintenance]]
5.       Cost Considerations
+
5. [[Cost-benefit considerations for stormwater ponds|Cost Considerations]]
5.1.   Construction and Maintenance Costs  
+
:5.1. [[Cost-benefit considerations for stormwater ponds|Construction and Maintenance Costs]]
6.       Design Procedure
+
6. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Design Procedure]]
6.1.   Design Steps  
+
:6.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater ponds|Design Steps]]
7.       Links to Other Manuals
+
7. Links to Other Manuals<br>
8.       References
+
8. References
  
Chapter 12-10 - Stormwater Wetlands  
+
<u>'''Chapter 12-10 - Stormwater Wetlands'''</u><br>
1.       Suitability
+
1. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Suitability]]
1.1.   General  
+
:1.1. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|General]]
1.2.   Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
+
:1.2. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train]]
1.3.   MPCA Permit Applicability  
+
:1.3. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|MPCA Permit Applicability]]
 
Stormwater Wetlands Overview
 
Stormwater Wetlands Overview
1.4.       Design Variants
+
:1.4. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Design Variants]]
1.5.       Retrofit Suitability
+
:1.5. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Retrofit Suitability]]
1.6.       Special Receiving Waters Suitability
+
:1.6. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Special Receiving Waters Suitability]]
1.7.       Cold Climate Suitability  
+
:1.7. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Cold Climate Suitability]]
1.8.       Water Quantity Treatment
+
:1.8. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Water Quantity Treatment]]
1.9.       Water Quality Treatment
+
:1.9. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Water Quality Treatment]]
1.10.   Limitations
+
:1.10. [[Overview for stormwater wetlands|Limitations]]
2.       Major Design Elements
+
2. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Major Design Elements]]
2.1.   Physical Feasibility Initial Check
+
:2.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Physical Feasibility Initial Check]]
2.2.   Conveyance
+
:2.2. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Conveyance]]
2.2.1. Inflow Points
+
::2.2.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Inflow Points]]
2.2.2. Adequate Outfall Protection  
+
::2.2.2. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Adequate Outfall Protection]]
2.3.   Pre-treatment
+
:2.3. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Pre-treatment]]
2.4.   Treatment
+
:2.4. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Treatment]]
2.4.1. Permanent Pool (Vpp) and Water Quality Volume (Vwq)
+
::2.4.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Permanent Pool (Vpp) and Water Quality Volume (Vwq)]]
2.4.2. Grading and Site Layout
+
::2.4.2. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Grading and Site Layout]]
2.5.   Landscaping
+
:2.5. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Landscaping]]
2.5.1. Landscaping Plan
+
::2.5.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Landscaping Plan]]
2.6.   Constructed Wetlands Buffers and Setbacks
+
:2.6. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Constructed Wetlands Buffers and Setbacks]]
2.7.   Safety
+
:2.7. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Safety]]
3.       Construction Details and Specifications  
+
3. [[Construction specifications for stormwater wetlands|Construction Details and Specifications]]<br>
4.       Operation and Maintenance
+
4. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater wetlands|Operation and Maintenance]]
4.1.   Overview
+
:4.1. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater wetlands|Overview]]
4.2.   Design Phase Maintenance Considerations.
+
:4.2. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater wetlands|Design Phase Maintenance Considerations]]
4.3.   Construction Phase Maintenance  
+
:4.3. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater wetlands|Construction Phase Maintenance]]
4.4.   Post Construction Operation and Maintenance
+
:4.4. [[Operation and maintenance of stormwater wetlands|Post Construction Operation and Maintenance]]
5.       Cost Considerations
+
5. [[Cost-benefit considerations for stormwater wetlands|Cost Considerations]]
5.1.   Detailed Cost Estimate  
+
:5.1. [[Cost-benefit considerations for stormwater wetlands|Detailed Cost Estimate]]
6.       Design Procedure
+
6. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Design Procedure]]
6.1.   Step by Step Design Procedure:
+
:6.1. [[Design criteria for stormwater wetlands|Step by Step Design Procedure]]
7.       References
+
7. [[References for stormwater wetlands|References]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Chapter 13 - Minnesota Case Studies: Examples of BMP Design  
+
<u>'''Chapter 13 - Minnesota Case Studies: Examples of BMP Design'''</u><br>
Burnsville Rain Gardens Case Study: Retrofitting for Water Quality
+
*[[Burnsville rain gardens - retrofitting for water quality|Burnsville Rain Gardens Case Study: Retrofitting for Water Quality]]<br>
1.       Issue  
+
:1. [[Burnsville rain gardens - retrofitting for water quality|Issue]]
2.       Background
+
:2. [[Burnsville rain gardens - retrofitting for water quality|Background]]
3.       Implementation  
+
:3. [[Burnsville rain gardens - retrofitting for water quality|Implementation]]
4.       Costs
+
:4. [[Burnsville rain gardens - retrofitting for water quality|Costs]]
5.       Results
+
:5. [[Burnsville rain gardens - retrofitting for water quality|Results]]
6.       Future Actions
+
:6. [[Burnsville rain gardens - retrofitting for water quality|Future Actions]]
Heritage Park Case Study: An Urban Retrofit
+
*[[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Heritage Park Case Study: An Urban Retrofit]]<br>
1.       Issue  
+
:1. [[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Issue]]
2.       Background
+
:2. [[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Background]]
3.       Implementation  
+
:3. [[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Implementation]]
4.       Pre-Treatment Systems  
+
:4. [[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Pre-Treatment Systems]]
4.1.   Final Treatment Systems
+
::4.1. [[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Final Treatment Systems]]
5.       Results
+
:5. [[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Results]]
6.       Costs
+
:6. [[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Costs]]
7.       Future Actions
+
:7. [[Heritage Park - an urban retrofit|Future Actions]]
University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Case Study: Runoff Model and Rain Gardens
+
*[[University of Minnesota Arboretum - runoff model and rain gardens|University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Case Study: Runoff Model and Rain Gardens]]<br>
1.       Issue  
+
:1. [[University of Minnesota Arboretum - runoff model and rain gardens|Issue]]
2.       Background
+
:2. [[University of Minnesota Arboretum - runoff model and rain gardens|Background]]
3.       Implementation  
+
:3. [[University of Minnesota Arboretum - runoff model and rain gardens|Implementation]]
4.       Costs
+
:4. [[University of Minnesota Arboretum - runoff model and rain gardens|Costs]]
5.       Results
+
:5. [[University of Minnesota Arboretum - runoff model and rain gardens|Results]]
6.       Future Actions
+
:6. [[University of Minnesota Arboretum - runoff model and rain gardens|Future Actions]]
Silver Creek Cliff Trail Case Study: Meeting Stormwater Discharge Requirements Using Compost
+
*[[Silver Creek Cliff Trail - meeting stormwater discharge requirements using compost|Silver Creek Cliff Trail Case Study: Meeting Stormwater Discharge Requirements Using Compost]]<br>
1.       Issue  
+
:1. [[Silver Creek Cliff Trail - meeting stormwater discharge requirements using compost|Issue]]
2.       Background
+
:2. [[Silver Creek Cliff Trail - meeting stormwater discharge requirements using compost|Background]]
3.       Implementation  
+
:3. [[Silver Creek Cliff Trail - meeting stormwater discharge requirements using compost|Implementation]]
4.       Results
+
:4. [[Silver Creek Cliff Trail - meeting stormwater discharge requirements using compost|Results]]
5.       Costs  
+
:5. [[Silver Creek Cliff Trail - meeting stormwater discharge requirements using compost|Costs]]
6.       Future Actions
+
:6. [[Silver Creek Cliff Trail - meeting stormwater discharge requirements using compost|Future Actions]]
Minneapolis Chain of Lakes Case Study: A Stormwater Management Treatment Train Approach to Improving Lake Water Quality  
+
*[[Minneapolis Chain of Lakes - a stormwater treatment train approach to improving lake water quality|Minneapolis Chain of Lakes Case Study: A Stormwater Management Treatment Train Approach to Improving Lake Water Quality]]<br>
1.       Issue  
+
:1. [[Minneapolis Chain of Lakes - a stormwater treatment train approach to improving lake water quality|Issue]]
2.       Background
+
:2. [[Minneapolis Chain of Lakes - a stormwater treatment train approach to improving lake water quality|Background]]
3.       Implementation  
+
:3. [[Minneapolis Chain of Lakes - a stormwater treatment train approach to improving lake water quality|Implementation]]
4.       Costs
+
:4. [[Minneapolis Chain of Lakes - a stormwater treatment train approach to improving lake water quality|Costs]]
5.       Results
+
:5. [[Minneapolis Chain of Lakes - a stormwater treatment train approach to improving lake water quality|Results]]
6.       Future Actions
+
:6. [[Minneapolis Chain of Lakes - a stormwater treatment train approach to improving lake water quality|Future Actions]]
Brown’s Creek Trout Habitat PreservationProject Case Study: Thermal Protection of a Trout
+
*[[Brown's Creek trout habitat preservation project - thermal protection of a trout stream resource and infiltration within land-locked basins|Brown’s Creek Trout Habitat Preservation Project Case Study: Thermal Protection of a Trout resource and infiltration within land-locked basins]]<br>
1.       Stream Resource and Infiltration Within Land-Locked Basins
+
:1. [[Brown's Creek trout habitat preservation project - thermal protection of a trout stream resource and infiltration within land-locked basins|Issue]]
2.       Issue
+
:2. [[Brown's Creek trout habitat preservation project - thermal protection of a trout stream resource and infiltration within land-locked basins|Background]]
3.       Background
+
:3. [[Brown's Creek trout habitat preservation project - thermal protection of a trout stream resource and infiltration within land-locked basins|Implementation]]
4.       Implementation
+
:4. [[Brown's Creek trout habitat preservation project - thermal protection of a trout stream resource and infiltration within land-locked basins|Results]]
5.       Results
+
:5. [[Brown's Creek trout habitat preservation project - thermal protection of a trout stream resource and infiltration within land-locked basins|Costs]]
6.       Costs
+
:6. [[Brown's Creek trout habitat preservation project - thermal protection of a trout stream resource and infiltration within land-locked basins|Future Actions]]
7.      Future Actions
+
*[[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Stormwater Management in Bemidji Case Study: Retrofitting Leads to Proactive Planning]]<br>
Stormwater Management in Bemidji Case Study: Retrofitting Leads to Proactive Planning
+
:1. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Issue]]
1.       Issue  
+
:2. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Background]]
2.       Background
+
:3. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Implementation]]
3.       Implementation  
+
::3.1. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Cameron Park Project]]
3.1.   Cameron Park Project
+
::3.2. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Tourist Information Center]]
3.2.   Tourist Information Center  
+
::3.3. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Comprehensive Planning]]
3.3.   Comprehensive Planning
+
::3.4. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Public Education]]
3.4.   Public Education
+
:4. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Results]]
4.       Results
+
::4.1. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Cameron Park Project]]
4.1.   Cameron Park Project
+
::4.2. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Visitor’s Center]]
4.2.   Visitor’s Center
+
:5. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Cost]]
5.       Cost
+
:6. [[Bemidji stormwater management - retrofitting leads to proactive planning|Future Actions]]
6.       Future Actions
+
*[[Spicer State Highway 23 - stormwater management for linear projects|State Highway 23 Through Spicer Case Study: Stormwater Management for Linear Projects]]<br>
State Highway 23 Through Spicer Case Study: Stormwater Management for Linear Projects  
+
:1. [[Spicer State Highway 23 - stormwater management for linear projects|Issue]]
1.       Issue  
+
:2. [[Spicer State Highway 23 - stormwater management for linear projects|Background]]
2.       Background
+
:3. [[Spicer State Highway 23 - stormwater management for linear projects|Implementation]]
3.       Implementation  
+
:4. [[Spicer State Highway 23 - stormwater management for linear projects|Results]]
4.       Results
+
:5. [[Spicer State Highway 23 - stormwater management for linear projects|Costs]]
5.       Costs
+
:6. [[Spicer State Highway 23 - stormwater management for linear projects|Future Actions]]
6.       Future Actions
+
*[[City of Wykoff - stormwater remediation in a karst area|City of Wykoff Case Study: Stormwater Remediation in a Karst Area]]<br>
City of Wykoff Case Study: Stormwater Remediation in a Karst Area
+
:1. [[City of Wykoff - stormwater remediation in a karst area|Issue]]
1.       Issue  
+
:2. [[City of Wykoff - stormwater remediation in a karst area|Background]]
2.       Background
+
:3. [[City of Wykoff - stormwater remediation in a karst area|Implementation]]
3.       Implementation  
+
:4. [[City of Wykoff - stormwater remediation in a karst area|Costs]]
4.       Costs
+
:5. [[City of Wykoff - stormwater remediation in a karst area|Results]]
5.       Results
+
*[[Lake Phalen shoreland restoration - shore restoration of a high-use urban lake|Lake Phalen Shoreland Restoration Case Study:Shore Restoration of a High-Use Urban Lake]]<br>
Lake Phalen Shoreland Restoration Case Study:Shore Restoration of a High-Use Urban Lake
+
:1. [[Lake Phalen shoreland restoration - shore restoration of a high-use urban lake|Issue]]
1.       Issue
+
:2. [[Lake Phalen shoreland restoration - shore restoration of a high-use urban lake|Stormwater and Shorelines]]
2.       Stormwater and Shorelines  
+
:3. [[Lake Phalen shoreland restoration - shore restoration of a high-use urban lake|Background]]
3.       Background
+
:4. [[Lake Phalen shoreland restoration - shore restoration of a high-use urban lake|Implementation]]
4.       Implementation  
+
:5. [[Lake Phalen shoreland restoration - shore restoration of a high-use urban lake|Results]]
5.       Results
+
:6. [[Lake Phalen shoreland restoration - shore restoration of a high-use urban lake|Costs]]
6.       Costs
+
:7. [[Lake Phalen shoreland restoration - shore restoration of a high-use urban lake|Future Actions]]
7.       Future Actions
+
*[[Tanners Lake - alum injection for phosphorus removal|Tanners Lake Case Study: Alum Injection for Phosphorus Removal]]<br>
Tanners Lake Case Study: Alum Injection for Phosphorus Removal
+
:1. [[Tanners Lake - alum injection for phosphorus removal|Issue]]
1.       Issue  
+
:2. [[Tanners Lake - alum injection for phosphorus removal|Background]]
2.       Background
+
:3. [[Tanners Lake - alum injection for phosphorus removal|Implementation]]
3.       Implementation  
+
:4. [[Tanners Lake - alum injection for phosphorus removal|Costs]]
4.       Costs
+
:5. [[Tanners Lake - alum injection for phosphorus removal|Results]]
5.       Results
+
:6. [[Tanners Lake - alum injection for phosphorus removal|Future Actions]]<br>
6.       Future Actions
+
References<br>
References
 
 
Submittals  
 
Submittals  
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Chapter 14 - Sensitive Areas Guidance
+
<u>'''Chapter 14 - Sensitive Areas Guidance'''</u><br>
1.       Introduction
+
1. Introduction
2.       BMP Constraints & Design Criteria for Special Soil/Geologic Conditions  
+
2. BMP Constraints & Design Criteria for Special Soil/Geologic Conditions  
2.1.   Background
+
:2.1. Background
2.2.   Karst  
+
:2.2. [[Karst|Karst ]]
2.2.1. General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Karst Areas
+
::2.2.1. [[Karst|General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Karst Areas]]
2.2.2. Investigation for Karst Areas
+
::2.2.2. [[Karst|Investigation for Karst Areas]]
2.2.3. Subsurface Material
+
::2.2.3. [[Karst|Subsurface Material]]
2.2.4. Geophysical and Dye Techniques  
+
::2.2.4. [[Karst|Geophysical and Dye Techniques]]
2.2.5. Sinkhole Remediation
+
::2.2.5. [[Karst|Sinkhole Remediation]]
2.2.6. Monitoring of BMPs in Karst Regions
+
::2.2.6. [[Karst|Monitoring of BMPs in Karst Regions]]
2.3.   Shallow Bedrock and Ground Water
+
:2.3. [[Shallow soils and shallow depth to bedrock|Shallow Bedrock and Ground Water]]
2.3.1. General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Areas with Shallow Bedrock and Soils  
+
::2.3.1. [[Shallow soils and shallow depth to bedrock|General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Areas with Shallow Bedrock and Soils]]
2.3.2. Investigation for Shallow Bedrock Areas
+
::2.3.2. [[Shallow soils and shallow depth to bedrock|Investigation for Shallow Bedrock Areas]]
2.3.3. Subsurface Material
+
::2.3.3. [[Shallow soils and shallow depth to bedrock|Subsurface Material]]
2.3.4. Shallow Depth to Ground Water  
+
::2.3.4. [[Shallow groundwater|Shallow Depth to Ground Water]]
2.4.   Soil with Low Infiltration Capacity
+
:2.4. [[Soils with low infiltration capacity|Soil with Low Infiltration Capacity]]
2.4.1. General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Sites with Low Infiltration Capacity Soils
+
::2.4.1. [[Soils with low infiltration capacity|General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Sites with Low Infiltration Capacity Soils]]
2.4.2. Investigation for Low Infiltration Capacity Soils
+
::2.4.2. [[Soils with low infiltration capacity|Investigation for Low Infiltration Capacity Soils]]
3.       Runoff Source Constraints
+
3. Runoff Source Constraints
3.1.   Potential Stormwater Hotspots (PSHs)
+
:3.1. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Potential Stormwater Hotspots (PSHs)]]
3.1.1. Background
+
::3.1.1. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Background]]
3.1.2. Designation of PSHs
+
::3.1.2. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Designation of PSHs]]
3.1.3. Pollutant Generating Operations/Activities
+
::3.1.3. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Pollutant Generating Operations/Activities]]
3.1.4. Stormwater Management Design at PSHs  
+
::3.1.4. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Stormwater Management Design at PSHs]]
3.1.5. Importance of Plan Review at Proposed PSHs
+
::3.1.5. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Importance of Plan Review at Proposed PSHs]]
3.2.   NPDES Industrial Stormwater Requirements  
+
:3.2. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|NPDES Industrial Stormwater Requirements]]
3.2.1. Permit Requirements  
+
::3.2.1. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Permit Requirements]]
3.3.   Guidance on Infiltration of Runoff from PSHs
+
:3.3. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Guidance on Infiltration of Runoff from PSHs]]
3.3.1. Background
+
::3.3.1. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Background]]
3.3.2. Potential for PSH Impact on Ground Water  
+
::3.3.2. [[Potential stormwater hotspots|Potential for PSH Impact on Ground Water]]
3.4.   BMP Sediment Quality, Testing and Disposal Guidelines  
+
:3.4. BMP Sediment Quality, Testing and Disposal Guidelines  
3.4.1. Background
+
::3.4.1. Background
3.4.2. When is Sediment Considered to be Hazardous?
+
::3.4.2. When is Sediment Considered to be Hazardous?
4.       References
+
4. References
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix A - Minnesota Factors  
+
[[Minnesota maps|Appendix A - Minnesota Factors]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix B - Selection of Appropriate Computer Models  
+
<u>'''Appendix B - Selection of Appropriate Computer Models'''</u><br>
1.       Hydrologic Models  
+
1. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|Hydrologic Models]]
1.1.   Rational Method
+
:1.1. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|Rational Method]]
1.2.   HEC-
+
:1.2. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|HEC-1]]
1.3.   HEC-HMS
+
:1.3. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|HEC-HMS]]
1.4.   TR-
+
:1.4. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|TR-20]]
1.5.   Win TR-
+
:1.5. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|Win TR-55]]
2.       Hydraulic Models
+
2. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|Hydraulic Models]]
2.1.   HEC-RAS
+
:2.1. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|HEC-RAS]]
2.2.   HEC-
+
:2.2. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|HEC-2]]
2.3.   WSPRO
+
:2.3. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|WSPRO]]
2.4.   CULVERTMASTER
+
:2.4. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|CULVERTMASTER]]
2.5.   FLOWMASTER
+
:2.5. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|FLOWMASTER]]
3.       Combined Hydraulic and Hydrologic Models
+
3. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|Combined Hydraulic and Hydrologic Models]]
3.1.   HydroCAD  
+
:3.1. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|HydroCAD]]
3.2.   PondPack
+
:3.2. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|PondPack]]
3.3.   SWMM-Based Programs
+
:3.3. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|SWMM-Based Programs]]
4.       Water Quality Models  
+
4. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|Water Quality Models]]
4.1.   SLAMM  
+
:4.1. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|SLAMM]]
4.2.   P
+
:4.2. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|P8]]
4.3.   BASINS
+
:4.3. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|BASINS]]
4.4.   PONDNET
+
:4.4. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|PONDNET]]
4.5.   WiLMS  
+
:4.5. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|WiLMS]]
4.6.   Bathtub  
+
:4.6. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|Bathtub]]
4.7.   WASP
+
:4.7. [[Available stormwater models and selecting a model|WASP]]
5.       Supplemental Graphics:TP- and Precipitation Frequency Graphs
+
5. [[Rainfall frequency maps|Supplemental Graphics:TP- and Precipitation Frequency Graphs]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix C - Links to Other Resources and Manuals  
+
<u>'''Appendix C - Links to Other Resources and Manuals'''</u>
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix D - Construction Support
+
<u>'''Appendix D - Construction Support'''</u>
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix D- Operation & Maintenance Checklists
+
<u>'''Appendix D- Operation & Maintenance Checklists'''</u>
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix D - BMP Cost Estimate Worksheet
+
<u>[[Cost estimate worksheets|'''Appendix D - BMP Cost Estimate Worksheet''']]</u>
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix E - Minnesota Plant List and Application
+
<u>'''Appendix E - Minnesota Plant List and Application'''</u><br>
1.       Sources for Stormwater BMP Plant Material Selection
+
1. Sources for Stormwater BMP Plant Material Selection<br>
2.       Salt Tolerance  
+
2. Salt Tolerance<br>
3.       Green Roofs
+
3. Green Roofs<br>
4.       References
+
4. References
4.1.   Salt Tolerance  
+
4.1. Salt Tolerance
4.2.   Green Roof Plant Material Selection  
+
4.2. Green Roof Plant Material Selection
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix F - Special Waters and Other Sensitive Receiving Waters
+
<u>[[Sensitive waters and other receiving waters|'''Appendix F - Special Waters and Other Sensitive Receiving Waters''']]</u>
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix G - Additional Regulatory Information  
+
<u>'''Appendix G - Additional Regulatory Information'''</u><br>
1.       Agencies and Stormwater Authorities
+
1. [[Additional regulatory information|Agencies and Stormwater Authorities]]<br>
1.1.   Federal
+
:1.1. [[Additional regulatory information|Federal]]
1.1.1. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
+
::1.1.1. [[Additional regulatory information|Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)]]
1.1.2. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
+
::1.1.2. [[Additional regulatory information|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]]
1.1.3. National Park Service (NPS).
+
::1.1.3. [[Additional regulatory information|National Park Service (NPS)]]
1.1.4. United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
+
::1.1.4. [[Additional regulatory information|United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)]]
1.1.5. United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)  
+
::1.1.5. [[Additional regulatory information|United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)]]
2.       State
+
2. [[Additional regulatory information|State]]
2.1.1. Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)
+
::2.1.1. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)]]
2.1.2. Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)
+
::2.1.2. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)]]
2.1.3. Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
+
::2.1.3. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)]]
2.1.4. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
+
::2.1.4. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)]]
2.1.5. Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)
+
::2.1.5. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)]]
2.1.6. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
+
::2.1.6. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)]]
3.       Regional/Local
+
3. [[Additional regulatory information|Regional/Local]]
3.1.1. Counties
+
::3.1.1. [[Additional regulatory information|Counties]]
3.1.2. Metropolitan Council  
+
::3.1.2. [[Additional regulatory information|Metropolitan Council]]
3.1.3. Municipalities and Townships  
+
::3.1.3. [[Additional regulatory information|Municipalities and Townships]]
3.1.4. Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD)
+
::3.1.4. [[Additional regulatory information|Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD)]]
3.1.5. Watershed Districts (WD)
+
::3.1.5. [[Additional regulatory information|Watershed Districts (WD)]]
3.1.6. Watershed Management Organizations (WMO)
+
::3.1.6. [[Additional regulatory information|Watershed Management Organizations (WMO)]]
4.       Enabling Legislation
+
4. [[Additional regulatory information|Enabling Legislation]]
4.1.   Federal Enabling Legislation
+
:4.1. [[Additional regulatory information|Federal Enabling Legislation]]
4.1.1. Clean Water Act (CWA)
+
::4.1.1. [[Additional regulatory information|Clean Water Act (CWA)]]
4.2.   State Enabling Legislation
+
:4.2. [[Additional regulatory information|State Enabling Legislation]]
4.2.1.       M.S. 84 – Department of Natural Resources
+
::4.2.1. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 84 – Department of Natural Resources]]
4.2.2.       M.S. 103A – Water Policy Information
+
::4.2.2. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103A – Water Policy Information]]
4.2.3.       M.S. 103B – Water Planning and Project Implementation
+
::4.2.3. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103B – Water Planning and Project Implementation]]
4.2.4.       M.S. 103C – Soil and Water Conservation Districts
+
::4.2.4. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103C – Soil and Water Conservation Districts]]
4.2.5.       M.S. 103D – Watershed Districts  
+
::4.2.5. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103D – Watershed Districts]]
4.2.6.       M.S. 103E – Drainage
+
::4.2.6. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103E – Drainage]]
4.2.7.       M.S. 103F – Protection of Water Resources
+
::4.2.7. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103F – Protection of Water Resources]]
4.2.8.       M.S. 103G – Waters of the State
+
::4.2.8. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103G – Waters of the State]]
4.2.9.       M.S. 103H – Ground Water Protection
+
::4.2.9. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103H – Ground Water Protection]]
4.2.10.   M.S. 103I – Wells, Borings, and Underground Uses  
+
::4.2.10. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 103I – Wells, Borings, and Underground Uses]]
4.2.11.   M.S. 115 – Water Pollution Control; Sanitary Districts  
+
::4.2.11. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 115 – Water Pollution Control; Sanitary Districts]]
4.2.12.   M.S .116 – Pollution Control Agency
+
::4.2.12. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S .116 – Pollution Control Agency]]
4.2.13.   M.S. 116A – Public Water and Sewer Systems
+
::4.2.13. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 116A – Public Water and Sewer Systems]]
4.2.14.   M.S. 144– Department of Health
+
::4.2.14. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 144– Department of Health]]
4.2.15.   M.S. 473 - Metropolitan Government
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::4.2.15. [[Additional regulatory information|M.S. 473 - Metropolitan Government]]
4.2.16.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 4410
+
::4.2.16. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 4410]]
4.2.17.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 4720
+
::4.2.17. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 4720]]
4.2.18.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 4725
+
::4.2.18. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 4725]]
4.2.19.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 6105
+
::4.2.19. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 6105]]
4.2.20.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 6115
+
::4.2.20. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 6115]]
4.2.21.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 6120
+
::4.2.21. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 6120]]
4.2.22.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 6135
+
::4.2.22. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 6135]]
4.2.23.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 7001
+
::4.2.23. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 7001]]
4.2.24.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 7020
+
::4.2.24. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 7020]]
4.2.25.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 7050
+
::4.2.25. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 7050]]
4.2.26.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 7052
+
::4.2.26. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 7052]]
4.2.27.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 7090
+
::4.2.27. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 7090]]
4.2.28.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 8410
+
::4.2.28. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 8410]]
4.2.29.   Minnesota Rules Chapter 8420
+
::4.2.29. [[Additional regulatory information|Minnesota Rules Chapter 8420]]
4.3.   Model Ordinances
+
:4.3. [[Additional regulatory information|Model Ordinances]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix H - Acronyms, Symbols and Glossary
+
<u>'''Appendix H - Acronyms, Symbols and Glossary'''</u><br>
1.       Acronyms
+
1. [[Acronyms|Acronyms]]<br>
2.       Symbols
+
2. [[Symbols|Symbols]]<br>
3.       Glossary
+
3. [[Glossary|Glossary]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix I - Bibliography
+
<u>'''Appendix I - Bibliography'''</u><br>
1.       Bibliography  
+
1. [[References|Bibliography]]<br>
2.       Web References
+
2. [[Links|Web References]]
2.1.       Agency Web References  
+
:2.1. [[Links|Agency Web References]]
2.1.1.     Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
+
::2.1.1. [[Links|Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)]]
2.1.2.     Metropolitan Council (Met Council)
+
::2.1.2. [[Links|Metropolitan Council (Met Council)]]
2.1.3.     Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)
+
::2.1.3. [[Links|Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)]]
2.1.4.     Minnesota Cities and Local Government
+
::2.1.4. [[Links|Minnesota Cities and Local Government]]
2.1.5.     Minnesota Counties
+
::2.1.5. [[Links|Minnesota Counties]]
2.1.6.     Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)
+
::2.1.6. [[Links|Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)]]
2.1.7.     Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
+
::2.1.7. [[Links|Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)]]
2.1.8.     Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
+
::2.1.8. [[Links|Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)]]
2.1.9.     Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)
+
::2.1.9. [[Links|Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)]]
2.1.10. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).
+
::2.1.10. [[Links|Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)]]
2.1.11. Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD)
+
::2.1.11. [[Links|Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD)]]
2.1.12. Minnesota Watershed Districts and Water Management Organizations
+
::2.1.12. [[Links|Minnesota Watershed Districts and Water Management Organizations]]
2.1.13. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
+
::2.1.13. [[Links|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]]
2.1.14. National Park Service (NPS).
+
::2.1.14. [[Links|National Park Service (NPS)]]
2.1.15. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
+
::2.1.15. [[Links|U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)]]
2.1.16. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
+
::2.1.16. [[Links|U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]]
2.1.17. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)  
+
::2.1.17. [[Links|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)]]
2.1.18. US Forest Service
+
::2.1.18. [[Links|US Forest Service]]
2.2.   Other Web References
+
2.2. [[Links|Other Web References]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix J - Issue Papers
+
<u>'''Appendix J - Issue Papers'''</u><br>
1.       Topics  
+
1. [[Issue papers|Topics]]<br>
2.       Access
+
2. [[Issue papers|Access]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix K - Stormwater Research and Education
+
<u>'''Appendix K - Stormwater Research and Education'''</u><br>
1.       Introduction
+
1. [[Stormwater research and education|Introduction]]<br>
2.       Research Needs
+
2. [[Stormwater research and education|Research Needs]]<br>
3.       Research Centers
+
3. [[Stormwater research and education|Research Centers]]<br>
4.       Educational Resources on Stormwater Management  
+
4. [[Stormwater research and education|Educational Resources on Stormwater Management]]<br>
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix L - Simple Method for Estimating Phosphorus Export
+
<u>'''Appendix L - Simple Method for Estimating Phosphorus Export'''</u><br>
1.       The Simple Method
+
1. [[The Simple Method for estimating phosphorus export|The Simple Method]]
1.1.   Depth of Rainfall (P)
+
:1.1. [[The Simple Method for estimating phosphorus export|Depth of Rainfall (P)]]
1.2.   Correction Factor (Pj)  
+
:1.2. [[The Simple Method for estimating phosphorus export|Correction Factor (Pj)]]
1.3.   Runoff Coefficient (Rv)
+
:1.3. [[The Simple Method for estimating phosphorus export|Runoff Coefficient (Rv)]]
1.4.   Site Area (A)
+
:1.4. [[The Simple Method for estimating phosphorus export|Site Area (A)]]
1.5.   Pollutant Concentration (C)
+
:1.5. [[The Simple Method for estimating phosphorus export|Pollutant Concentration (C)]]
2.       Calculating Pre-Development and Post-Development Phosphorus Load
+
2. [[The Simple Method for estimating phosphorus export|Calculating Pre-Development and Post-Development Phosphorus Load]]<br>
3.       References
+
3. [[The Simple Method for estimating phosphorus export|References]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix M - Estimating Channel Protection Storage Volume
+
<u>'''Appendix M - Estimating Channel Protection Storage Volume'''</u><br>
1.       COMPUTING Vcp
+
1. [[Unified sizing criteria|COMPUTING Vcp]]
1.1.   Channel Protection Method for Ponds
+
:1.1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Channel Protection Method for Ponds]]
1.2.   Channel Protection Method for Non-Pond BMPs  
+
:1.2. [[Unified sizing criteria|Channel Protection Method for Non-Pond BMPs]]
1.2.1. Additional Notes
+
::1.2.1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Additional Notes]]
1.3.   Shortcut Sizing for Channel Protection
+
:1.3. [[Unified sizing criteria|Shortcut Sizing for Channel Protection]]
1.4.   Storage Volume Estimation
+
:1.4. [[Unified sizing criteria|Storage Volume Estimation]]
2.       Figures
+
2. [[Unified sizing criteria|Figures]]
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix N - Three-Tiered BMP Performance Range for TSS and TP  
+
<u>'''Appendix N - Three-Tiered BMP Performance Range for TSS and TP'''</u><br>
*1.       Introduction
+
1. Introduction<br>
*2.       Approach
+
2. Approach<br>
*3.       Recommended Performance Measures
+
3. Recommended Performance Measures
*3.1.   BMP Performance
+
:3.1. BMP Performance
*3.1.1. Stormwater ponds
+
::3.1.1. Stormwater ponds
*3.1.2. Stormwater wetlands
+
::3.1.2. Stormwater wetlands
*3.1.3. Filtration practice (grass filters/swales)
+
::3.1.3. Filtration practice (grass filters/swales)
*3.1.4. Filtration practice (media filters; includes sand filters, peat mixed with sand, and other)
+
::3.1.4. Filtration practice (media filters; includes sand filters, peat mixed with sand, and other)
*3.1.5. Bioretention
+
::3.1.5. Bioretention
*3.1.6. Infiltration
+
::3.1.6. Infiltration
*3.2.   Other Factors Influencing Performance
+
:3.2. Other Factors Influencing Performance
*3.2.1. The effects of geographic location  
+
::3.2.1. The effects of geographic location
*3.2.2. Watershed configuration
+
::3.2.2. Watershed configuration
*3.2.3. Uncertainty of hydrologic measurements
+
::3.2.3. Uncertainty of hydrologic measurements
*3.2.4. BMP design criteria  
+
::3.2.4. BMP design criteria
*3.2.5. BMP maintenance  
+
::3.2.5. BMP maintenance
*3.2.6. Climate
+
:3.2.6. Climate
*4.       References
+
4. References
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
Appendix O - Channel Protection Criteria Evaluation  
+
<u>'''Appendix O - Channel Protection Criteria Evaluation'''</u><br>
*1.       Background
+
1. [[Unified sizing criteria|Background]]<br>
*2.       Methodology
+
2. [[Unified sizing criteria|Methodology]]<br>
*3.       Results/Discussion
+
3. [[Unified sizing criteria|Results/Discussion]]<br>
*4.       CONCEPTS Erosion Modeling Results
+
4. [[Unified sizing criteria|CONCEPTS Erosion Modeling Results]]<br>
*5.       Conclusions
+
5. [[Unified sizing criteria|Conclusions]]<br>
*Literature Review Summary
+
[[Unified sizing criteria|Literature Review Summary]]

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Chapter 2 - Stormwater and the Minnesota Perspective
1. Stormwater Education
2. What is Stormwater
3. Why Stormwater Matters

3.1. Physical Changes to the Drainage System
3.1.1. Changes to Stream Flow
3.1.2. Changes to Stream Geomorphology
3.1.3. Impacts to Aquatic Habitat
3.2. Water Quality Impacts
3.2.1. Sources of Pollution
3.2.2. Pollutant Impacts

4. Managing Stormwater in Minnesota

4.1. Climate
4.1.1. Rainfall
4.1.2. Snowmelt
4.2. Physical Features
4.2.1. Minnesota Waters
4.2.2. Watersheds and Ecoregions
4.2.3. Geology
4.2.4. Shallow Bedrock
4.2.5. Karst
4.2.6. Soils
4.2.7. Limited Infiltration Capacity
4.2.8. Rapidly Infiltrating Soils
4.2.9. Topography
4.3. Cultural Features

5. How This Manual Will Help
6. General Principles for Stormwater Management
7. References


Chapter 3 - Integrated Stormwater Management
1. What Is Integrated Stormwater Management?

1.1. Project Scope
1.2. Watershed Approach
1.3. Use and Restoration of Natural Resources
1.4. Water Quantity and Quality
1.5. Rate and Volume Control
1.6. Rate Reduction Techniques
1.7. Volume Reduction Techniques
1.8. The Interaction Between Ground Water and Surface Water
1.9. Pollution Prevention

2. Non-Structural vs. Structural BMPs
3. Link to Better Site Design
4. References


Chapter 4 - Better Site Design/Low iMpact Development
1. Introduction
2. Preserving Natural Areas

2.1. Natural Area Conservation
2.2. Site Reforestation or Restoration
2.3. Stream and Shoreline Buffers
2.4. Open Space Design

3. Disconnecting and Distributing Stormwater

3.1. Compost and Amended Soils
3.2. Disconnection of Surface Impervious Cover
3.3. Rooftop Disconnection
3.3.1. Grass Channels
3.4. Stormwater Landscaping

4. Reducing Impervious Cover

4.1. Narrower Streets
4.2. Slimmer Sidewalks
4.3. Smaller Cul-de-Sacs
4.4. Shorter Driveways
4.5. Smaller Parking Lots

5. The Benefits of Better Site Design
6. Overcoming Barriers to Better Site Design

6.1. Step 1. Conduct Research on Local Development Codes and Ordinances
6.2. Step 2. Identify Stakeholders That Will Participate in the Roundtable Process
6.3. Step 3. Introduce Stakeholders to the Roundtable Process
6.4. Step 4. Conduct the Roundtable and Facilitate Consensus
6.5. Step 5. Implement Code and Ordinances Changes

7. Thinking Outside of the Big Box
8. References


Chapter 5 - Minnesota rules, regulations and programs
1. Relationship of Manual to Regulatory Programs
2. Stormwater Programs and Permit Requirements
3. Federal Level Implementation

3.1. Section Permit Program
3.2. Rivers and Harbors Act, Section Permit Program
3.3. Underground Injection Control Program (Class V Injection Wells)
3.4. Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (MNRRA) Program

4. State Level Implementation

4.1. Stormwater Program
4.2. Feedlot Program
4.3. Minnesota Impaired Waters and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Program
4.4. Section, Water Quality Certification
4.5. Nonpoint Source Management Program and Coastal Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program
4.6. Drinking Water Protection Program
4.7. Source Water Protection Program
4.8. Public Waters Work Permit Program
4.9. Water Appropriations Permit Program
4.10. Calcareous Fen Protection
4.11. Dam Safety Program
4.12. Mississippi River Critical Area Program
4.13. Wild and Scenic Rivers Program
4.14. Lake Superior Coastal Program
4.15. National Flood Insurance Program
4.16. Utility Crossing License Program
4.17. Comprehensive Local Water Management
4.18. Comprehensive Surface Water Management

5. Local Level Implementation

5.1. Wetland Conservation Act
5.2. Industrial Discharge
5.3. Drainage
5.4. Shoreland Management Program
5.5. Floodplain Management Program
5.6. Lake Improvement District Program

6. Related Information
7. References

7.1. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
7.2. Metropolitan Council (Met Council)
7.3. Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)
7.4. Minnesota Cities and Local Government
7.5. Minnesota Counties
7.6. Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)
7.7. Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
7.7.1. MDH Addresses, Phone Number and Directions
7.7.2. MDH Source Water Protection General Information
7.8. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
7.9. Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)
7.10. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
7.11. Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD)
7.12. Minnesota Watershed Districts and Water Management Organizations
7.13. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
7.14. National Park Service (NPS)
7.15. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE)
7.16. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
7.17. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
7.18. U.S. Forest Service
7.19. Other Web References

8. Other Tables and Figures


Chapter 6 - Introduction to Best Management Practices
1. Using the Treatment Train Approach to BMP Selection

1.1. Introduction
1.2. Proper Treatment Accounting
1.3. Pollutant Removal Mechanisms
1.3.1. Water Quality Pollutant Removal Mechanisms
1.3.2. Water Quantity Control Mechanisms
1.4. BMP Organization
1.4.1. Non-Structural or Planning Level BMPs
1.4.2. Structural BMPs
1.4.3. Supplemental Pre- and Post-Treatment BMPs

2. Using the Manual to Select BMPs

2.1. Using Cost Factors to Select BMPs

3. Retrofitting To Achieve Better Stormwater Management

3.1. Mosquito Control and Stormwater Management
3.2. Background
3.3. Mosquitoes in Minnesota
3.4. Methods to Limit Mosquito Breeding in Stormwater Facilities
3.4.1. Homeowner Actions
3.4.2. Stormwater Managers Actions
3.5. Compatibility with Common BMP Design

4. References

4.1. Mosquito Control Information


Chapter 7 - Choosing Best Management Practices
1. Process for Selecting Best Management Practices

1.1. Investigate Pollution Prevention Opportunities
1.2. Design Site to Minimize Runoff
1.3. Select Temporary Construction Sediment Control Techniques
1.4. Identify Receiving Water Issues
1.5. Identify Climate and Terrain Factors
1.6. Evaluate Stormwater Treatment Suitability
1.7. Assess Physical Feasibility at the Site
1.8. Investigate Community and Environmental Factors
1.9. Determine any Site Restrictions and Setbacks

2. References


Chapter 8 - Methods and models
1. Introduction

1.1. Purpose of Stormwater Modeling
1.2. Types of Models
1.3. Limitations of Modeling and the Importance of Calibration

2. Selecting a Stormwater Modeling Tool
3. Minnesota Model Input Guide

3.1. Data Resources
3.1.1. Precipitation
3.1.2. Climate Trends
3.1.3. Topographic Data
3.1.4. Soils / Surficial Geology
3.1.5. Land Cover / Land Use
3.1.6. Monitoring Data
3.2. Input Guidance
3.2.1. Rainfall Distribution
3.2.2. Water Quality Event
3.2.3. Extreme Flood Events
3.2.4. Runoff Coefficient
3.2.5. Curve Numbers
3.2.6. Infiltration Rates
3.2.7. Event Mean Concentrations

4. References


Chapter 9 - Cold climate impact on runoff management
1. Background
2. Nature of the Cold Climate Problem

2.1. Hydrology of Melt
2.2. Quality of Melt
2.3. Ground Water Impact
2.4. Wetland, Open Space and Biological Impacts
2.5. Effects of Climate Change

3. Challenges in Engineering and Design

3.1. Complicating Factors for Cold Climate Design

4. Management Approaches

4.1. Meltwater Management
4.2. Management Sequence
4.2.1. Pollution Prevention
4.2.2. Infiltration
4.2.3. Stormwater Ponds
4.2.4. Wetland and Biological-Based Systems
4.2.5. Filtration, Hydrodynamic Structures and Treatment Trains
4.2.6. Other Considerations

5. Design Adaptations for Cold Climates

5.1. Unified Sizing
5.2. Water Quality Sizing of Snowmelt
5.3. Water Quality Credits for On-site Snow Management
5.4. Snow Management Plan Guidelines
5.5. BMP Design Modifications

6. Considerations for Design Sheets Based on Cold Climate Performance

6.1. Applicability of BMPs for Cold Climate
6.2. Adaptation Concepts
6.3. Infiltration Basin/Surface Filter
6.4. Seasonal Ponds
6.5. The Importance of Baseflow, Inlet and Outlet Design in Ponds
6.5.1. Baseflow
6.5.2. Inlet and Outlet Design
6.6. Bioretention
6.7. Vegetated Conveyance
6.8. Snow and Ice Management
6.9. High Sediment Load
6.10. Secondary Practices

7. References and Annotated Bibliography
8. References
9. Annotated Bibliography


Chapter 10 - Unified sizing criteria
1. Introduction
2. Overview of the Unified Stormwater Sizing Framework
3. Recharge and infiltration criterion (Vre)

3.1. Modifications to Recharge Criteria
3.1.1. Recharge Options

4. Water Quality Criteria

4.1. Computing Water Quality Volume
4.2. Modifications to Water Quality Criteria

5. Channel Protection Criteria (Vcp)

5.1. Purpose
5.2. Channel Protection Methods
5.3. Modifications to Channel Protection Criteria

6. Overbank Flood Protection Criteria (Vp)
7. Extreme Flood Control Criteria (Vp)
8. Adapting Stormwater Criteria for Receiving Waters
9. Lakes

9.1. Most-Sensitive Lakes
9.2. Sensitive Lakes

10. Trout Streams
11. Drinking Water Source Areas

11.1. Ground Water
11.2. Surface Water

12. Wetlands
13. Impaired Waters
14. Stormwater Sizing for Redevelopment Projects
15. References


Chapter 11 - Stormwater credits and development sites
1. Stormwater Credits
2. Better Site Design and Stormwater Credits
3. Stormwater Credit Categories

3.1. Credit 1. Natural Area Conservation Credit
3.1.1. Water Quality
3.1.2. Larger Storm Events
3.1.3. Conditions for Credit
3.2. Credit 2. Site Reforestation or Prairie Restoration Credit
3.2.1. Water Quality
3.2.2. Larger Storm Events
3.2.3. Conditions for Credit
3.3. Credit 3. Drainage to Stream, Wetland or Shoreline Buffer Credit
3.3.1. Water Quality
3.3.2. Larger Storm Events
3.3.3. Conditions for Credit
3.4. Credit 4. Surface Impervious Cover Disconnection Credit
3.5. Conditions for Credit
3.6. Credit Rooftop Disconnection Credit
3.7. Larger Storm Events (CN Adjusted)
3.8. Credit Grass Channel Credit

4. Establishing an Effective Local Stormwater Credit System

4.1. Is My Community Ready for Credits?
4.2. Adapting Credits for Local Use
4.3. Integrating Credits Into the Local Development Review Process

5. References


Chapter 12 - Best Management Practice details
1. Introduction
2. Fact Sheets and Design Guidance - General

2.1. Pollution Prevention: Chapter 12-1 - See the section on Pollution Prevention
2.2. Better Site Design: Chapter 12-2 - See the section on Better site design.
2.3. Runoff Volume Minimization: Chapter 12-3 - See the section on Turf, Green roofs, Permeable pavement, and Stormwater re-use and rainwater harvesting.
2.4. Temporary Construction Erosion and Sediment Control: Chapter 12-4 - See the section on Temporary construction erosion and sediment control
2.5. Supplemental BMPs: Chapter 12-5 - See the sections on filtration devices, Hydrodynamic devices, and Chemical treatment.
2.6. Bioretention Practices: Chapter 12-6 - See the section on Bioretention.
2.7. Filtration Practices: Chapter 12-7 - See the section on Filtration.
2.8. Infiltration Practices: Chapter 12-8 - See the section on Infiltration trench.
2.9. Stormwater Ponds: Chapter 12-9 - See the section on Stormwater ponds.
2.10. Stormwater Wetlands: Chapter 12-10 - See the section on Stormwater wetlands.

3. Minnesota Design: Main Influences

3.1. Regulatory
3.2. Technical

4. Design Guidance - Overview

4.1. BMP Suitability
4.2. Design Elements
4.3. Construction Details and Specifications
4.4. Operation and Maintenance
4.5. Construction and Maintenance Costs

5. Design Procedures
6. The Role of Pre-Treatment

6.1. A Matter of Necessity
6.2. Methods of Pre-Treatment

7. The Importance of Maintenance
8. References

Chapter 12-1 - Pollution Prevention Fact Sheets

Residential Practices
Municipal Practices
Industrial & Commercial Practices

Chapter 12-2 - Better Site Design / Low Impact Development

Better Site Design Overview
Minimize Stormwater Runoff
Residential Streets & Parking lots
Residential Streets and Parking Lots Checklist
Highway & Road Runoff Management
Lot Development
Lot Development Checklist
Conservation of Natural Areas
Conservation of Natural Areas Checklist

Chapter 12-3 - Runoff volume minimization
Using Compost as a Soil Amendment (Post-Construction Soil BMP)
1. Key Considerations

1.1. Benefits

2. Material Specifications
3. Turf Establishment or Incorporation in Soil as an Amendment

3.1. Application Guidelines
3.2. Nutrient Precaution

4. Other Benefits and Emerging Uses of Compost

4.1. Erosion Control and Storm Water Management Uses of Compost
4.1.1. Compost Blanket Application
4.1.2. Compost Filter Berm Application or Sediment Control
4.2. Other Uses
4.2.1. Soil Reclamation
4.2.2. Wetland Construction
4.2.3. Pollution Remediation
4.2.4. Pollution Prevention

5. Additional Information
6. References
7. Literature Review

Green Roofs
Pervious Pavement
Rainwater Harvesting

Chapter 12-4 - Temporary erosion & sediment control
1. Introduction
2. Planning
3. Permits
4. Sequencing Activities
5. Inspection and Maintenance
6. References

Chapter 12-5 - Supplemental Best Management Practices
Chemical & Biological Treatment
Filtration Devices
Hydrodynamic devices

Chapter 12-6 - Bioretention
1. Suitability

1.1. General
1.2. Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
1.3. MPCA Permit Applicability
1.4. Design Variants
1.4.1. Alternative Names
1.5. Performance Types (adapted from Prince George’s County)
1.5.1. Infiltration / Recharge Facility
1.5.2. Filtration/Partial Recharge Facility
1.5.3. Infiltration/Filtration/Recharge
1.6. Design Types for Various Land Uses
1.7. Retrofit Suitability
1.8. Special Receiving Waters Suitability
1.9. Cold Climate Suitability
1.10. Water Quantity Treatment
1.11. Water Quality Treatment
1.12. Limitations

2. Major Design Elements

2.1. Physical Feasibility Initial Check
2.2. Conveyance
2.3. Pre-treatment
2.4. Treatment
2.5. Safety

3. Construction Details
4. Materials Specifications

4.1. Soil Medium / Filter Media Content
4.1.1. Mix A: Water Quality Blend
4.1.2. Mix B: Enhanced Filtration Blend
4.2. Soil Medium / Filter Media Depth

5. Construction Specifications
6. Operation and Maintenance

6.1. Overview
6.2. Design Phase Maintenance Considerations
6.3. Construction Phase Maintenance
6.4. Post-construction Operation and Maintenance

7. Construction and Maintenance Costs

7.1. Design Procedure
7.1.1. Design Steps

8. Links to other Manuals
9. References

Chapter 12-7 - Filtration
1. Suitability

1.1. General
1.2. Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
1.3. MPCA Permit Applicability
1.4. Design Variants
1.5. Media Filters
1.5.1. Surface Sand Filter
1.5.2. Underground Sand Filter
1.5.3. Perimeter Sand Filter
1.6. Vegetative Filters
1.6.1. Grass Channels
1.6.2. Dry Swales
1.6.3. Wet Swales
1.6.4. Filter Strips
1.7. Other Filters Not Approved For Minnesota
1.7.1. Organic Filter
1.7.2. Pocket Filter
1.7.3. Submerged Gravel Wetland
1.8. Retrofit Suitability
1.9. Special Receiving Waters Suitability
1.10. Cold Climate Suitability
1.11. Water Quantity Treatment
1.12. Water Quality Treatment
1.13. Limitations

2. Major Design Elements

2.1. Physical Feasibility Initial Check
2.1.1. Conveyance
2.2. Pre-treatment
2.3. Treatment
2.4. Landscaping
2.5. Safety

3. Construction Details and Specifications 4. Operation and Maintenance

4.1. Overview
4.2. Design Phase Maintenance Considerations
4.3. Construction Phase Maintenance
4.4. Post-construction Operation and Maintenance

5. Construction and Maintenance Costs
6. Design Procedure: Media Filters

6.1. Design Steps

7. Design Procedure: Vegetative Filters

7.1. Design Steps

8. Links to Other Manuals
9. References

Chapter 12-8 - Infiltration
1. Suitability

1.1. General
1.2. Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
1.3. MPCA Permit Applicability
1.4. Design Variants
1.4.1. Infiltration Basin

Infiltration Overview

1.4.2. Infiltration Trench (a.k.a infiltration gallery)
1.5. Dry Wells (a.k.a infiltration tubes, french drains, soak-away pits or soak holes)
1.5.1. Underground Infiltration Systems
1.6. Retrofit Suitability
1.7. Special Receiving Waters Suitability
1.8. Cold Climate Suitability
1.9. Water Quantity Treatment
1.10. Water Quality Treatment
1.11. Limitations

2. Major Design Elements

2.1. Physical Feasibility Initial Check
2.2. Conveyance
2.3. Pre-treatment
2.4. Treatment
2.5. Landscaping
2.6. Safety

3. Construction Details
4. Construction Specifications

4.1. Temporary Erosion Control
4.2. Excavation, Backfill and Grading
4.3. Native Plants, Planting and Transplanting
4.4. Construction Sequence Scheduling
4.5. Construction Observation

5. Operation and Maintenance

5.1. Overview
5.2. Design Phase Maintenance Considerations
5.3. Construction Phase Maintenance Considerations
5.3.1. Avoid excessive compaction
5.3.2. Stabilize Vegetation Before and After Construction
5.3.3. Correctly Install Filter Fabrics
5.3.4. Carefully Finish Final Grading
5.3.5. Keep Infiltration Practices “Off-line” until Construction Is Complete
5.3.6. Establish Permanent Vegetation
5.4. Post-Construction Operation and Maintenance

6. Construction and Maintenance Costs
7. Design Procedure

7.1. Design Steps

8. Links to Other Manuals
9. References

Chapter 12-9 - Stormwater Ponds
1. Suitability

1.1. General
1.2. Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
1.3. MPCA Permit Applicability
1.4. Design Variants
1.4.1. Flow-through pond (no extended detention)

Stormwater Ponds Overview

1.4.2. Wet extended detention pond
1.4.3. Micropool extended detention pond
1.4.4. Dry pond
1.5. Retrofit Suitability
1.6. Special Receiving Waters Suitability
1.7. Cold Climate Suitability
1.8. Water Quantity Treatment
1.9. Limitations

2. Major Design Elements

2.1. Physical Feasibility Initial Check
2.2. Conveyance
2.2.1. Inflow Points
2.2.2. Adequate Outfall Protection
2.3. Pre-treatment
2.4. Treatment
2.4.1. Permanent Pool and Water Quality Volume (Vwq) Sizing for New Impervious Area
2.4.2. Pond Liners
2.4.3. Grading and Site Layout
2.4.4. Pond Benches
2.4.5. Maintenance Access
2.4.6. Riser in Embankment
2.4.7. Spillway Design
2.4.8. Non-clogging Low Flow Orifice
2.4.9. Trash Racks
2.4.10. Pond Drain
2.4.11. Adjustable Gate Valve
2.4.12. Riser Access
2.4.13. Emergency Spillway
2.5. Landscaping
2.5.1. Landscaping Plan
2.5.2. Pond Buffers and Setbacks
2.6. Safety

3. Construction Details and Specifications
4. Operation and Maintenance

4.1. Overview
4.2. Design Phase Maintenance Considerations
4.3. Construction Phase Maintenance
4.4. Post-Construction Operation and Maintenance
4.4.1. Operation to Address Frozen Conditions
4.4.2. Maintenance

5. Cost Considerations

5.1. Construction and Maintenance Costs

6. Design Procedure

6.1. Design Steps

7. Links to Other Manuals
8. References

Chapter 12-10 - Stormwater Wetlands
1. Suitability

1.1. General
1.2. Function Within Stormwater Treatment Train
1.3. MPCA Permit Applicability

Stormwater Wetlands Overview

1.4. Design Variants
1.5. Retrofit Suitability
1.6. Special Receiving Waters Suitability
1.7. Cold Climate Suitability
1.8. Water Quantity Treatment
1.9. Water Quality Treatment
1.10. Limitations

2. Major Design Elements

2.1. Physical Feasibility Initial Check
2.2. Conveyance
2.2.1. Inflow Points
2.2.2. Adequate Outfall Protection
2.3. Pre-treatment
2.4. Treatment
2.4.1. Permanent Pool (Vpp) and Water Quality Volume (Vwq)
2.4.2. Grading and Site Layout
2.5. Landscaping
2.5.1. Landscaping Plan
2.6. Constructed Wetlands Buffers and Setbacks
2.7. Safety

3. Construction Details and Specifications
4. Operation and Maintenance

4.1. Overview
4.2. Design Phase Maintenance Considerations
4.3. Construction Phase Maintenance
4.4. Post Construction Operation and Maintenance

5. Cost Considerations

5.1. Detailed Cost Estimate

6. Design Procedure

6.1. Step by Step Design Procedure

7. References


Chapter 13 - Minnesota Case Studies: Examples of BMP Design

1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Costs
5. Results
6. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Pre-Treatment Systems
4.1. Final Treatment Systems
5. Results
6. Costs
7. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Costs
5. Results
6. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Results
5. Costs
6. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Costs
5. Results
6. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Results
5. Costs
6. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
3.1. Cameron Park Project
3.2. Tourist Information Center
3.3. Comprehensive Planning
3.4. Public Education
4. Results
4.1. Cameron Park Project
4.2. Visitor’s Center
5. Cost
6. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Results
5. Costs
6. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Costs
5. Results
1. Issue
2. Stormwater and Shorelines
3. Background
4. Implementation
5. Results
6. Costs
7. Future Actions
1. Issue
2. Background
3. Implementation
4. Costs
5. Results
6. Future Actions

References
Submittals


Chapter 14 - Sensitive Areas Guidance
1. Introduction 2. BMP Constraints & Design Criteria for Special Soil/Geologic Conditions

2.1. Background
2.2. Karst
2.2.1. General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Karst Areas
2.2.2. Investigation for Karst Areas
2.2.3. Subsurface Material
2.2.4. Geophysical and Dye Techniques
2.2.5. Sinkhole Remediation
2.2.6. Monitoring of BMPs in Karst Regions
2.3. Shallow Bedrock and Ground Water
2.3.1. General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Areas with Shallow Bedrock and Soils
2.3.2. Investigation for Shallow Bedrock Areas
2.3.3. Subsurface Material
2.3.4. Shallow Depth to Ground Water
2.4. Soil with Low Infiltration Capacity
2.4.1. General Stormwater Management Guidelines for Sites with Low Infiltration Capacity Soils
2.4.2. Investigation for Low Infiltration Capacity Soils

3. Runoff Source Constraints

3.1. Potential Stormwater Hotspots (PSHs)
3.1.1. Background
3.1.2. Designation of PSHs
3.1.3. Pollutant Generating Operations/Activities
3.1.4. Stormwater Management Design at PSHs
3.1.5. Importance of Plan Review at Proposed PSHs
3.2. NPDES Industrial Stormwater Requirements
3.2.1. Permit Requirements
3.3. Guidance on Infiltration of Runoff from PSHs
3.3.1. Background
3.3.2. Potential for PSH Impact on Ground Water
3.4. BMP Sediment Quality, Testing and Disposal Guidelines
3.4.1. Background
3.4.2. When is Sediment Considered to be Hazardous?

4. References


Appendix A - Minnesota Factors


Appendix B - Selection of Appropriate Computer Models
1. Hydrologic Models

1.1. Rational Method
1.2. HEC-1
1.3. HEC-HMS
1.4. TR-20
1.5. Win TR-55

2. Hydraulic Models

2.1. HEC-RAS
2.2. HEC-2
2.3. WSPRO
2.4. CULVERTMASTER
2.5. FLOWMASTER

3. Combined Hydraulic and Hydrologic Models

3.1. HydroCAD
3.2. PondPack
3.3. SWMM-Based Programs

4. Water Quality Models

4.1. SLAMM
4.2. P8
4.3. BASINS
4.4. PONDNET
4.5. WiLMS
4.6. Bathtub
4.7. WASP

5. Supplemental Graphics:TP- and Precipitation Frequency Graphs


Appendix C - Links to Other Resources and Manuals


Appendix D - Construction Support


Appendix D- Operation & Maintenance Checklists


Appendix D - BMP Cost Estimate Worksheet


Appendix E - Minnesota Plant List and Application
1. Sources for Stormwater BMP Plant Material Selection
2. Salt Tolerance
3. Green Roofs
4. References 4.1. Salt Tolerance 4.2. Green Roof Plant Material Selection


Appendix F - Special Waters and Other Sensitive Receiving Waters


Appendix G - Additional Regulatory Information
1. Agencies and Stormwater Authorities

1.1. Federal
1.1.1. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
1.1.2. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
1.1.3. National Park Service (NPS)
1.1.4. United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
1.1.5. United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)

2. State

2.1.1. Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)
2.1.2. Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)
2.1.3. Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
2.1.4. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
2.1.5. Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)
2.1.6. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

3. Regional/Local

3.1.1. Counties
3.1.2. Metropolitan Council
3.1.3. Municipalities and Townships
3.1.4. Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD)
3.1.5. Watershed Districts (WD)
3.1.6. Watershed Management Organizations (WMO)

4. Enabling Legislation

4.1. Federal Enabling Legislation
4.1.1. Clean Water Act (CWA)
4.2. State Enabling Legislation
4.2.1. M.S. 84 – Department of Natural Resources
4.2.2. M.S. 103A – Water Policy Information
4.2.3. M.S. 103B – Water Planning and Project Implementation
4.2.4. M.S. 103C – Soil and Water Conservation Districts
4.2.5. M.S. 103D – Watershed Districts
4.2.6. M.S. 103E – Drainage
4.2.7. M.S. 103F – Protection of Water Resources
4.2.8. M.S. 103G – Waters of the State
4.2.9. M.S. 103H – Ground Water Protection
4.2.10. M.S. 103I – Wells, Borings, and Underground Uses
4.2.11. M.S. 115 – Water Pollution Control; Sanitary Districts
4.2.12. M.S .116 – Pollution Control Agency
4.2.13. M.S. 116A – Public Water and Sewer Systems
4.2.14. M.S. 144– Department of Health
4.2.15. M.S. 473 - Metropolitan Government
4.2.16. Minnesota Rules Chapter 4410
4.2.17. Minnesota Rules Chapter 4720
4.2.18. Minnesota Rules Chapter 4725
4.2.19. Minnesota Rules Chapter 6105
4.2.20. Minnesota Rules Chapter 6115
4.2.21. Minnesota Rules Chapter 6120
4.2.22. Minnesota Rules Chapter 6135
4.2.23. Minnesota Rules Chapter 7001
4.2.24. Minnesota Rules Chapter 7020
4.2.25. Minnesota Rules Chapter 7050
4.2.26. Minnesota Rules Chapter 7052
4.2.27. Minnesota Rules Chapter 7090
4.2.28. Minnesota Rules Chapter 8410
4.2.29. Minnesota Rules Chapter 8420
4.3. Model Ordinances


Appendix H - Acronyms, Symbols and Glossary
1. Acronyms
2. Symbols
3. Glossary


Appendix I - Bibliography
1. Bibliography
2. Web References

2.1. Agency Web References
2.1.1. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
2.1.2. Metropolitan Council (Met Council)
2.1.3. Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)
2.1.4. Minnesota Cities and Local Government
2.1.5. Minnesota Counties
2.1.6. Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)
2.1.7. Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
2.1.8. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
2.1.9. Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)
2.1.10. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
2.1.11. Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD)
2.1.12. Minnesota Watershed Districts and Water Management Organizations
2.1.13. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
2.1.14. National Park Service (NPS)
2.1.15. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
2.1.16. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
2.1.17. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
2.1.18. US Forest Service

2.2. Other Web References


Appendix J - Issue Papers
1. Topics
2. Access


Appendix K - Stormwater Research and Education
1. Introduction
2. Research Needs
3. Research Centers
4. Educational Resources on Stormwater Management


Appendix L - Simple Method for Estimating Phosphorus Export
1. The Simple Method

1.1. Depth of Rainfall (P)
1.2. Correction Factor (Pj)
1.3. Runoff Coefficient (Rv)
1.4. Site Area (A)
1.5. Pollutant Concentration (C)

2. Calculating Pre-Development and Post-Development Phosphorus Load
3. References


Appendix M - Estimating Channel Protection Storage Volume
1. COMPUTING Vcp

1.1. Channel Protection Method for Ponds
1.2. Channel Protection Method for Non-Pond BMPs
1.2.1. Additional Notes
1.3. Shortcut Sizing for Channel Protection
1.4. Storage Volume Estimation

2. Figures


Appendix N - Three-Tiered BMP Performance Range for TSS and TP
1. Introduction
2. Approach
3. Recommended Performance Measures

3.1. BMP Performance
3.1.1. Stormwater ponds
3.1.2. Stormwater wetlands
3.1.3. Filtration practice (grass filters/swales)
3.1.4. Filtration practice (media filters; includes sand filters, peat mixed with sand, and other)
3.1.5. Bioretention
3.1.6. Infiltration
3.2. Other Factors Influencing Performance
3.2.1. The effects of geographic location
3.2.2. Watershed configuration
3.2.3. Uncertainty of hydrologic measurements
3.2.4. BMP design criteria
3.2.5. BMP maintenance
3.2.6. Climate

4. References


Appendix O - Channel Protection Criteria Evaluation
1. Background
2. Methodology
3. Results/Discussion
4. CONCEPTS Erosion Modeling Results
5. Conclusions
Literature Review Summary

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