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American City and County:
A magazine devoted to local government news and issues.
American Oceans Campaign:
Storm water resources, educational materials, and links to other sites:
American Planning Association:
Professional association of planners. Planners Press publishes books concerning planning issues, Planning Magazine and the Journal of the American Planners Association (JAPA).
American Public Works Association:
A professional and education association of organizations and individuals involved in the provision of public works goods and services. Publishes the APWA Reporter.
American Society of Civil Engineers:
Professional organization for civil engineers. Publishes Civil and the Journals of Environmental Engineering, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Water Resources Planning and Management, and Urban Planning and Development.
American Water Works Association:
An organization for water supply professionals. Publishes four periodicals concerning drinking water and has conference proceedings available online.
California Department of Transportation Storm Water Website:
California State Water Resources Control Board:
Contains general and specific technical information and links to other resources:
Center for Watershed Protection:
Non-profit organization that disseminates information on watershed protection to community leaders and watershed managers. Conducts training seminars and publishes Watershed Protection Techniques.
Access to several professional journals including the International Journal of Public Sector Management online through a 30-day free trial.
EPA NPDES Storm Water Phase II Regulations:
The EPA's official NPDES Phase II information site. Contains an explanation of the permit requirements, answers to frequently asked questions, and a compliance guide.
EPA Fact Sheets for the Phase II Rule:
EPA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Phase I:
EPA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Phase II:
EPA Storm Water Phase II Toolbox:
EPA Site for Best Management Practices:
Links to EPA documents and websites on the topic of BMPs:
EPA Nonpoint Source Fact Sheets:
EPA Storm Water Trust:
Information for storm water outreach:
EPA Storm Water Web Links:
Includes links to a number of the following web sites along with local links to examples of Municipal/MS4 Storm Water Program Pages:
EPA Storm Water Permit and Forms:
Has a link to the MSGP, NOI and NOT forms:
EPA Environmental Finance Center Network Guidebook of Financial Tools:
A guide to available financial tools that can be used for environmental management.
EPA Office of Wastewater Management Financial Assistance Page:
This is the home page of the EPA's Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund (CWSRF) program. The page contains links to fact sheets in PDF and HTML format that outline how revolving loan funds can be used to address to storm water concerns.
EPA State and Local Government Guide to Environmental Program Funding Alternatives:
Discusses traditional funding methods and some innovative funding methods that can be used by communities to fund environmental programs.
EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds Nonpoint Source Pollution Site:
This site describes nonpoint source pollution, discusses different categories of nonpoint sources, and provides information for the public, students, and educators about nonpoint sources. It also includes information about funding opportunities, Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, and Section 6217 of the Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments.
EPA Effluent Guidelines for Construction and Development Industry:
EPA Nonpoint Source Urban Library:
Many good reference documents, including model ordinances, low impact development literature, and links to other storm water related sites:
EPA Best Urban Nonpoint Source Documents (January 2001):
Highlights some of the best nonpoint source materials for professionals and the public, includes documents on agriculture, forestry, monitoring, funding, urban, etc:
EPA Funding for Storm Water Programs:
EPA Newsletter on Storm Water, Nonpoint Source Notes:
EPA Non-Point Source Listserver:
EPA Publications and Information Sources:
Links to documents on topics such as agriculture, urban, marinas, wetlands, forestry, and general topics:
EPA and non-EPA links to outreach on a number of topics:
EPA site with links to technical support documents, policy documents, training information, regulatory information, etc.:
EPA Urban Watershed Branch:
Contains resources, tools, and data on wet weather flows:
EPA Non-Point Source Control Program:
Contains outreach information, publications and information resources, and information on funding opportunities:
EPA National Conference on Tools for Urban Water Resource Management and Protection:
Conference was designed to facilitate the educational process and transfer state of the art information on water quality management and protection tools to state, regional, and local urban water quality practitioners:
EPA NPDES Storm Water Library:
Contains documents on regulations, policy, guidance, and federal advisory committee information:
EPA Links to Other Storm Water Websites:
Florida Association of Storm Water Utilities:
Association of Florida communities with storm water utilities. Distributes a manual about establishing a storm water utility in Florida and conducts a survey of Florida utilities every two years.
Government Finance Officers Association:
An association of public finance professionals. Publishes the Government Finance Review and books related to public-sector finance issues.
International City/County Management Association:
A professional organization for local government administrators. Publishes materials about issues concerning local governments.
International Erosion Control Association:
Has an online erosion control training course at their Online Institute:
Municipal Code Corporation:
This company publishes the municipal codes of hundreds of communities online in a searchable library.
Municipal Research and Services Center:
An organization that conducts research on government for communities in Washington state. The organization has written guides concerning impact fees and storm water utilities that are partially available online.
National Association of Home Builders:
A federation of state and local builders associations. Publishes materials concerning development issues, smart growth, best development practices, and governmental relations.
National Resources Defense Council:
Promotes sustainability and protects our natural resources. Publishes the Amicus Journal and books about environmental issues.
National Storm Water Best Management Practices Database:
NEMO - Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials:
"An educational program for land use decision makers that addresses the relationship of land use to natural resource protection":
North Central Texas Council of Governments:
Contains fact sheets and information, some on Texas and some more general information:
Oregon Municipal Storm Water Toolbox for Maintenance Practices:
Includes BMPs and recommendations, created by the Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies (ORACWA).
Storm Water Runoff Science/Engineering Newsletter Devoted to Storm Water/Runoff Water Quality Issues:
List of past newsletters and link to subscribe to emailed newsletter. Newsletters address many aspects of storm water.
Storm Water Journal:
The Journal for Surface Water Quality Professionals, free subscription to those in the storm water field, past issues available on-line:
Storm Water Manager's Resource Center:
A website developed by the Center for Watershed Protection that contains technical information concerning storm water. The site includes a library of over 600 resources concerning storm water, slide shows, pollution prevention and resource protection techniques, examples of storm water-related local ordinances, and a page that helps communities design their own storm water manuals.
Storm Water Resources Site:
Lots of links to storm water-related websites.
Storm Water Resources:
From Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - links to various resources:
Texas Non-Point Source Book:
An online resource concerning storm water management that was developed by the Texas Statewide Storm Water Quality Task Force.
Urban Land Institute:
An institute devoted to land use research. Publishes useful materials concerning land use issues and two monthly journals, Urban Land and Land Use Digest.
USGS National Water Quality Assessment Program:
Provides links to programs, data, publications, etc. on all aspects of water quality and the human factors that affect the quality of these resources:
Water Environment Federation:
Organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. Publishes Water Environment and Technology and many educational materials.
Wisconsin Clean Water Program:
A very extensive site of resources, publications, and program links:
link to program including stormwater and TMDLs:
City of Fort Worth Storm Water Program:
City of Los Angeles Storm Water Program:
City of Portland Environmental Services: