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Additional Storm Water Information:

American City and County:

A magazine devoted to local government news and issues.

http://www.americancityandcounty.com

American Oceans Campaign:

Storm water resources, educational materials, and links to other sites:

http://www.americanoceans.org/runoff/epa.htm

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).

http://www.planning.org

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.

http://www.apwa.net

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.

http://www.asce.org

American Water Works Association:

An organization for water supply professionals. Publishes four periodicals concerning drinking water and has conference proceedings available online.

http://www.awwa.org

California Department of Transportation Storm Water Website:

http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/env/stormwater/index.htm

California State Water Resources Control Board:

Contains general and specific technical information and links to other resources:

http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/

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.

http://www.cwp.org

Emerald Library:

Access to several professional journals including the International Journal of Public Sector Management online through a 30-day free trial.

http://www.emerald-library.com/EMR/EMRguest.html

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.

http://www.epa.gov/owmitnet/sw/phase2/index.htm

EPA Fact Sheets for the Phase II Rule:

http://www.epa.gov/owm/sw/phase2/factshts.htm

EPA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Phase I:

http://www.epa.gov/owm/sw/phase1/

EPA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Phase II:

http://www.epa.gov/owm/sw/phase2/

EPA Storm Water Phase II Toolbox:

http://www.epa.gov/owm/sw/toolbox/

EPA Site for Best Management Practices:

Links to EPA documents and websites on the topic of BMPs:

http://www.epa.gov/owm/sw/bmps/

EPA Nonpoint Source Fact Sheets:

http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/NPS/facts/

EPA Storm Water Trust:

Information for storm water outreach:

http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/stormwater/

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:

http://www.epa.gov/owm/sw/links#assist

EPA Storm Water Permit and Forms:

Has a link to the MSGP, NOI and NOT forms:

http://www.epa.gov/owm/sw/permits-and-forms/

EPA Environmental Finance Center Network Guidebook of Financial Tools:

A guide to available financial tools that can be used for environmental management.

http://www.epa.gov/efinpage/guidbk98/index.htm

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.

http://www.epa.gov/owm/finan.htm

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.

http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/NPS/MMGI/funding.html

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.

http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/nps

EPA Effluent Guidelines for Construction and Development Industry:

http://www.epa.gov/OST/guide/construction/

EPA Nonpoint Source Urban Library:

Many good reference documents, including model ordinances, low impact development literature, and links to other storm water related sites:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/urban.html

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:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/bestnpsdocs.html#urban

EPA Funding for Storm Water Programs:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/funding.html

EPA Newsletter on Storm Water, Nonpoint Source Notes:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/info/NewNotes/

EPA Non-Point Source Listserver:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/changes.html

EPA Publications and Information Sources:

Links to documents on topics such as agriculture, urban, marinas, wetlands, forestry, and general topics:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/pubs.html

EPA Outreach:

EPA and non-EPA links to outreach on a number of topics:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/outreach.html

EPA TMDLs:

EPA site with links to technical support documents, policy documents, training information, regulatory information, etc.:

http://www.epa.gov/owow/tmdl/

EPA Urban Watershed Branch:

Contains resources, tools, and data on wet weather flows:

http://www.epa.gov/ednnrmrl/

EPA Non-Point Source Control Program:

Contains outreach information, publications and information resources, and information on funding opportunities:

http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/NPS/

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:

http://www.epa.gov/ORD/WebPubs/nctuw/625r00001.pdf

EPA NPDES Storm Water Library:

Contains documents on regulations, policy, guidance, and federal advisory committee information:

http://www.epa.gov/owm/sw/library/

EPA Links to Other Storm Water Websites:

http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/stormwater/links.htm

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.

http://www.fasu.org

Government Finance Officers Association:

An association of public finance professionals. Publishes the Government Finance Review and books related to public-sector finance issues.

http://www.gfoa.org

International City/County Management Association:

A professional organization for local government administrators. Publishes materials about issues concerning local governments.

http://www.icma.org

International Erosion Control Association:

Has an online erosion control training course at their Online Institute:

http://ieca.advanceonline.com/

Municipal Code Corporation:

This company publishes the municipal codes of hundreds of communities online in a searchable library.

http://www.municode.com

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.

http://www.mrsc.org

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.

http://www.nahb.com

National Resources Defense Council:

Promotes sustainability and protects our natural resources. Publishes the Amicus Journal and books about environmental issues.

http://www.nrdc.org

National Storm Water Best Management Practices Database:

http://www.bmpdatabase.org/

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":

http://nemo.uconn.edu/

North Central Texas Council of Governments:

Contains fact sheets and information, some on Texas and some more general information:

http://www.dfwstormwater.com/

Oregon Municipal Storm Water Toolbox for Maintenance Practices:

Includes BMPs and recommendations, created by the Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies (ORACWA).

http://www.oracwa.org/Pages/toolbox.htm

SIC Codes:

http://www.osha.gov/cgi-bin/sic/sicser5

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.

http://www.gfredlee.com/newsindex.htm

Storm Water Journal:

The Journal for Surface Water Quality Professionals, free subscription to those in the storm water field, past issues available on-line:

http://www.forester.net/sw.html

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.

http://www.stormwatercenter.net

Storm Water Resources Site:

Lots of links to storm water-related websites.

http://www.stormwater-resources.com

Storm Water Resources:

From Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - links to various resources:

http://www.fwb2k.org/stormwater/stormlinks.htm

Texas Non-Point Source Book:

An online resource concerning storm water management that was developed by the Texas Statewide Storm Water Quality Task Force.

http://www.txnpsbook.org

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.

http://www.uli.org

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:

http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/nawqa_home.html

Water Environment Federation:

Organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. Publishes Water Environment and Technology and many educational materials.

http://www.wef.org

Wisconsin Clean Water Program:

A very extensive site of resources, publications, and program links:

http://clean-water.uwex.edu/

State Programs:

Alaska

http://www.state.ak.us/local/akpages/ENV.CONSERV/dawq/nps/stormwater.htm

Alabama

http://www.adem.state.al.us/

Arizona

http://www.adeq.state.az.us/environ/water/index.html

Arkansas

http://www.adeq.state.ar.us/water/branch_npdes.htm

California

http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/stormwtr/index.html

Colorado

http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/wq/PermitsUnit/wqcdpmt.html#Stormwater

Connecticut

http://dep.state.ct.us/wtr/nps/npsplsum.htm

Delaware

http://www.dnrec.state.de.us/dnrec2000/divisions/soil/stormwater/stromwater.htm

Florida

http://www8.myflorida.com/environment/learn/waterprograms/stormwater/index.html

Georgia

http://www.ganet.org/

Hawaii

http://mano.icsd.hawaii.gov/doh/eh/cwb/whatsnew.html

Idaho

http://www2.state.id.us/deq/water/water1.htm

Illinois

http://www.epa.state.il.us/

NPDES guidance

http://www.epa.state.il.us/small-business/need-water-permit.html

Indiana

http://www.state.in.us/idem/owm/index.html

http://www.state.in.us/idem/owm/npdes/guide/section3.html

Iowa

http://www.state.ia.us/epd/wastewtr/stormwtr/stormwtr.htm

Kansas

http://www.kdhe.state.ks.us/stormwater/index.html

Kentucky

http://water.nr.state.ky.us/dow/dwhome.htm

Louisiana

http://www.deq.state.la.us/index.htm

Maine

http://janus.state.me.us/dep/blwq/stormwtr/

Maryland

http://www.mde.state.md.us/environment/wma/stormwatermanual/

Massachusetts

http://www.state.ma.us/dep/brp/ww/wwpubs.htm#storm

Michigan

http://www.deq.state.mi.us/swq/

Minnesota

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/water/stormwater.html

Mississippi

http://deq.state.ms.us/newweb/opchome.nsf/pages/surfacewater

Missouri

http://www.dnr.state.mo.us/deq/wpcp/homewpcp.htm

Montana

http://www.deq.state.mt.us/wqinfo/5-3-1-6.htm

Nebraska

http://www.deq.state.ne.us/NDEQ-New.nsf/pages/NDEQ

Nevada

http://www.state.nv.us/ndep/bwpc/bwpcreg.htm

New Hampshire

http://www.des.state.nh.us/water_intro.html

New Jersey

http://www.state.nj.us/dep/dwq/nipdes.htm

New Mexico

http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/

New York

http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dow/mainpage.htm

North Carolina

http://www.p2pays.org/

North Dakota

http://www.health.state.nd.us/ndhd/environ/

Ohio

http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/index.html

link to program including stormwater and TMDLs:

http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/pindex.html

Oklahoma

http://www.deq.state.ok.us/Water1/stormwater/index.html

Oregon

http://waterquality.deq.state.or.us/wq/

Pennsylvania

http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/watermgt/WC/Subjects/NonPoint.htm

http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/watermgt/Wqp/Forms/Forms_Home.htm

Rhode Island

http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/benviron/water/permits/ripdes/stwater/index.htm

South Carolina

http://www.scdhec.net/eqc/water/html/swnpdes.html

South Dakota

http://www.state.sd.us/denr/DES/Surfacewater/stormwater.htm

Tennessee

http://www.state.tn.us/environment/permits/npdes.htm

Texas

http://www.tnrcc.state.tx.us/permitting/waterperm/wwperm/tpdestorm.html

Utah

http://www.deq.state.ut.us/eqwq/dwq_home.ssi

Vermont

http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/stormwater/stormwater.htm

Virginia

http://www.deq.state.va.us/permits/water.html

Washington

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wq/wqhome.html

West Virginia

http://www.dep.state.wv.us/wr/OWR_Website/index.htm

Wisconsin

http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/water/wm/nps/index.htm

Wyoming

http://deq.state.wy.us/wqd/wtrshedpg.htm#point

City Programs:

City of Fort Worth Storm Water Program:

http://ci.fort-worth.tx.us/DEM/stormpg.htm

City of Los Angeles Storm Water Program:

http://www.lacity.org/san/swmd/

City of Portland Environmental Services:

http://www.enviro.ci.portland.or.us/


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