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Revision as of 20:39, 15 April 2013

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Minnesota Stormwater Manual

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General Information

  1. Overview of basic stormwater concepts
  2. Stormwater research and education
  3. References for general stormwater information
  4. Minnesota maps

Stormwater treatment concepts

  1. Integrated stormwater management
  2. Using the treatment train approach to BMP selection
  3. Process for selecting Best Management Practices

Best Management Practices

  1. Overview of stormwater BMP principles
  2. Individual Best Management Practices
    1. Pollution prevention
    2. Better site design
    3. Stormwater re-use and rainwater harvesting
    4. Temporary construction erosion and sediment control
    5. Green roofs
    6. Turf
    7. Permeable pavement
    8. Bioretention
    9. Infiltration trench
    10. Filtration
    11. Stormwater ponds
    12. Stormwater wetlands
    13. Hydrodynamic devices
    14. Filtration devices
    15. Chemical treatment
  3. Unified sizing criteria section

Minimal Impact Design Standards (MIDS)

  1. Performance goals for new development, re-development and linear projects
  2. Flexible treatment options
  3. Ordinance goals
  4. MIDS calculator

Stormwater modeling, models and calculators, and calculating credits

  1. Introduction to stormwater modeling
  2. Available stormwater models and selecting a model
  3. Overview of stormwater credits
  4. Detailed information on specific models
  5. Calculating stormwater volume and pollutant reductions and credits
  6. What is the pre-development condition


  1. Regulatory information
  2. Additional regulatory information

Minnesota specific issues and information

  1. Cold climate impact on runoff management
  2. Stormwater infiltration and constraints on infiltration
  3. Mosquito control and stormwater management
  4. Managing stormwater sediments
  5. Minnesota plant lists
  6. Special waters and other sensitive receiving waters

Case studies

Computer-aided design and drafting (CAD/CADD) drawings

  1. CADD images for individual best management practices
  2. Links to .dwg files

References, forms, links, and issue papers

  1. References
  2. Forms (including field inspection forms)
  3. Links
  4. Issue papers
  5. Stormwater manuals

Acronyms, symbols and glossary

  1. Acronyms
  2. Symbols
  3. Glossary

Construction stormwater

Construction stormwater program

Industrial stormwater

Stormwater program for industrial activity

Municipal stormwater