Educational Resources

Educational Resources by Target Audience

General Public

EPA Searchable Website for Non Point Source Educational Topics by Media Types

EPA: After the Storm, Oct 2004

EPA: Make Your Home the Solution to Stormwater Pollution

EPA: Water Efficient Landscaping

EPA Door hanger: Stormwater Pollution Found in Your Area!

EPA Bookmark: Ten Things You Can Do to Prevent Stormwater Runoff Pollution

EPA Homeowners Guide to Protecting Water Quality from Urban Runoff

EPA Homeowner Septic System Checklist

Grassroots Environmental Education: Lawn Pesticides – An Unacceptable Risk

Water Words That Work

Rain barrels and setting one up

University of Connecticut: Rain Gardens Design

Stormwater Display Board: Developed by the N.Y.S. Department of Environmental Conservation. The display can be used as supporting information for presentations throughout the Capital District. Please contact CDRPC’s Office Manager, Amy Winestock, for details.


EPA Classroom Stormwater Education

EPA Stormwater Stickers

Project WET


Sustainable Conservation: Stormwater Management for Auto Recyclers

Sustainable Conservation: Stormwater Management Starts with You Fact Sheet for Auto Recyclers

Sustainable Conservation: Auto Recycling Poster

EPA: Stormwater Management for Laundries & Dry Cleaning Premises

City of Moorehead, MN: BMPS for Restaurants

Construction Industry

EPA Poster: Stormwater & The Construction Industry: Maintain Your BMPs, Jan 2001

NAHB Research Center: A Builder’s Guide to Low Impact Development

SUNY ESF Green Infrastructure Tools

Stormwater Professionals, Municipal Officials & Municipal Boards

EPA Training Courses & Webcasts

EPA Funding Stormwater Programs, Jan 2008

EPA Evaluating the Effectiveness of Municipal Stormwater Programs, Jan 2008

CWP Municipal Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Practices

EPA: How to Develop a Public Outreach Strategy

EPA: Getting in Step; A Guide for Conducting Watershed Outreach Campaigns, Nov 2010

DEC Stormwater Guidance Manual for Local Officials, Sept 2004

DEC MS4 Toolbox

EPA Measurable Goals Guidance for Phase II Small MS4s, Oct 2001

CWP: Managing Stormwater in Your Community: A Guide for Building an Effective Post-Construction Program

NAHB Research Center: A Municipal Guide to Low Impact Development

SUNY ESF Green Infrastructure Tools

WERF Green Infrastructure Whole Life Cost calculator

Denver, CO, Urban Drainage & Flood Control District BMP Life Cycle Costs Calculator

Green Values National Stormwater Management Calculator

EPA Low Impact Development Barrier Buster Fact Sheets