DEC Stormwater Guidance Manual for Local Officials, Sept 2004

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

EPA MS4 Program Evaluation Guidance, Jan 2007


EPA Water Quality Standards Handbook, Second Edition, March 2012

EPA Water Quality Scorecard, Aug 2009

CWP Codes & Ordinances Worksheet (COW)

DEC Designation Criteria for Identifying Regulated Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s), Jan 2003

Illicit Discharge

CWP Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination: A Guidance Manual for Program Development & Technical Assessments

EPA Draft Manual of Practice Identification of Illicit Connections, Sept 1990

EPA Investigation of Inappropriate Pollutant Entries into Storm Drainage Systems: A User’s Guide, Jan 1993

Outfall Reconnaissance Inventory and Investigation Worksheets

NYSDEC Model Local Law to Prohibit Illicit Discharges, Activities and Connections to Separate Storm Sewer Systems

Green Infrastructure

American Rivers, Inc & Mid West Environmental Advocates: Local Water Policy Innovation: A Roadmap for Community Based Stormwater Solutions, Sept 2008

EPA Managing Wet Weather with Green Infrastructure Handbook Series
Funding Options
Retrofit Policies
Green Streets
Rainwater Harvesting
Incentive Mechanisms

EPA Green Streets: A Conceptual Guide to Effective Green Streets Design Solutions, Aug 2009

West Coast Environmental Law: The Green Infrastructure Guide: Issues, Implementation Strategies & Success Stories, Jan 2007

ECONorthwest: The Economics of Low Impact Development: A Literature Review, Nov 2007

Construction/Post Construction

EPA: Developing Your Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan: A Guide for Construction Sites, May 2007

DEC New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual, Jan 2015

DEC New York State Standards and Specifications for Erosion and Sediment Control (Blue Book), Aug 2005

DEC Better Site Design, Apr 2008

DEC Construction Inspection Manual, Aug 2007

CWP: Runoff Reduction Method Technical Memo

CWP Urban Retrofit Practices Manual

Model Local Law for Stormwater Management and Erosion and Sediment Control

MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Acceptance Form for Construction Activities Seeking Authorization Under SPDES General Permit

Maintenance & Good Housekeeping

DEC Municipal Pollution Prevention & Good Housekeeping Assistance Program, May 2006

CWP Municipal Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Practices

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

Stormwater Wet Pond & Wetland Management Guidebook, Feb 2009

CWP: Street Sweeping & Storm Drain Cleanout Program, Sept 2008