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Revision as of 16:04, 13 December 2012

The Table of Contents for the Stormwater Manual is provided below. Click on any section within a chapter to go to the selected topic area. You may also conduct a Search to directly find a topic of interest. Guidance for navigation within this website is provided in a guidance document.

Note this web page contains additional articles not included in the original stormwater manual. These are contained in a section called Other stormwater information.

Stormwater Manual

General Information

  1. Overview of basic stormwater concepts
  2. References for general stormwater information
  3. Links for general stormwater information
  4. Minnesota maps
  5. Supplemental graphics

Stormwater treatment concepts

  1. Introduction to stormwater BMPs
  2. Integrated stormwater management
  3. The treatment train process
  4. Using the treatment train approach to BMP selection
  5. Process for selecting Best Management Practices

Best Management Practices

  1. Overview of stormwater BMP principles
  2. Individual Best Management Practices
    1. Better site design
    2. Stormwater re-use and rainwater harvesting
    3. Temporary construction erosion and sediment control
    4. Street sweeping
    5. Green roofs
    6. Turf
    7. Permeable pavement
    8. Trees
    9. Bioretention
    10. Infiltration basin
    11. Infiltration trench
    12. Sand filters
    13. Swales
    14. Subsurface gravel wetlands
    15. Iron enhanced sand filter (Minnesota Filter)
    16. Stormwater ponds
    17. Stormwater wetlands
    18. Hydrodynamic devices
    19. Chemical treatment
    20. Emerging technologies
  1. Unified sizing criteria

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. Recommended models and calculators for volume, water quality and credit calculations
  5. Calculating stormwater volume and pollutant reductions and credits


  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

Fact sheets

  1. BMP fact sheet
  2. Other fact sheets

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

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

References, links and issue papers

  1. References
  2. Links

Other stormwater information

Construction Stormwater Manual (Blue Book)

Industrial stormwater

Acronyms, symbols and glossary

  1. Acronyms
  2. Symbols
  3. Glossary

MS4 Permit

  1. MS4 permit
  1. Figures