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Urban Storm Drainage Criteria Manual Volume 3

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Cover
Spine
Back Cover

Title Page
Table of Contents
Preface
  1.0 Acknowledgements    
  2.0 Purpose    
  3.0 Overview    
  4.0 Revisions to USDCM Volume 3    
  5.0 Acronyms and Abbreviations    
 
Chapter 1 - Stormwater Management and Planning
  1.0 Introduction    
  2.0 Urban Stormwater Characteristics    
  3.0 Stormwater Management Requirements under the Clean Water Act    
  4.0 Four Step Process to Minimize Adverse Impacts of Urbanization    
  5.0 Onsite, Sub-regional and Regional Stormwater Management    
  6.0 Conclusion    
 
Chapter 2 - BMP Selection
  1.0 BMP Selection    
  2.0 BMP Selection Tool    
  3.0 Life Cycle Cost and BMP Performance Tool    
  4.0 Conclusion    
 
Chapter 3 - Calculating the WQCV and Volume Reduction
  1.0 Introduction    
  2.0 Hydrologic Basis of the WQCV    
  3.0 Calculation of the WQCV    
  4.0 Quantifying Volume Reduction    
  5.0 Examples    
  6.0 Conclusion    
 
Chapter 4 - Treatment BMPs (including Fact Sheets)
  1.0 Overview    
  2.0 Treatment BMP Fact Sheets    
  3.0 References  
  Treatment BMP Fact Sheets  
    T-1 Grass Buffer Nov - 2010
    T-2 Grass Swale Nov - 2010
    T-3 Bioretention (Rain Garden or Porous Landscape Detention) Nov - 2010
    T-4 Green Roof Nov - 2010
    T-5 Extended Detention Basin (EDB) Dec - 2010
    T-6 Sand Filter Nov - 2010
    T-7 Retention Pond Nov - 2010
    T-8 Constructed Wetland Pond Nov - 2010
    T-9 Constructed Wetland Channel Nov - 2010
    T-10 Permeable Pavements: Aug - 2013
        T-10.1 Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements (PICP)    
    T-10.2 Concrete Grid Pavement
    T-10.3 Pervious Concrete [removed Jan - 2013]
    T-10.4 Reinforced Grass Pavement
        T-10.5 Porous Gravel Pavement
  T-11 Underground BMPs   Jun - 2012
    T-12 Outlet Structures 1.87 MB Aug - 2013
 
Chapter 5 - Source Control BMPs (including Fact Sheets)
  1.0 Introduction    
; 2.0 Structural Source Controls
3.0 Procedural Source Control    
  4.0 Combining Source Control BMPs to Target Pollutants of Concern    
  5.0 References    
  Source Control BMP Fact Sheets    
    S-1 Covering Outdoor Storage and Handling Areas
    S-2 Spill Prevention, Containment and Control
    S-3 Disposal of Household Waste
    S-4 Illicit Discharge Controls
    S-5 Good Housekeeping
    S-6 Preventative Maintenance
    S-7 Vehicle Maintenance, Fueling and Storage
    S-8 Use of Pesticides, Herbicides and Fertilizers
    S-9 Landscape Maintenance
    S-10 Snow and Ice Management
    S-11 Street Sweeping and Cleaning
    S-12 Storm Sewer System Cleaning
 
Chapter 6 - BMP Maintenance
  1.0 Introduction    
  2.0 Defining Maintenance Responsibility for Public and Private Facilities    
  3.0 Developing a Maintenance Plan    
  4.0 Grass Buffers and swales    
  5.0 Bioretention (Rain Garden or Porous Landscape Detention)    
  6.0 Green Roofs    
  7.0 Extended Detention Basins (EDBs)    
  8.0 Sand Filters    
  9.0 Retention Ponds and Constructed Wetland Ponds    
 
Chapter 7 - Construction BMPs (including Fact Sheets)
  1.0 Introduction    
  2.0 Fundamental Erosion and Sediment Control Principles    
  3.0 Construction Phase Stormwater Permits    
  4.0 Overview of Construction BMPs    
  5.0 BMP Selection and Planning    
  6.0 Construction Dewatering    
  7.0 Construction in Waterways    
  8.0 Considerations for Linear Construction Projects (Utilities and Roads)    
  9.0 References    
  Construction BMP Fact Sheets    
    Erosion Control    
    EC-1 Surface Roughening (SR)
    EC-2 Temporary and Permanent Seeding (TS/PS)
    EC-3 Soil Binders (SB)
    EC-4 Mulching (MU)
    EC-5 Compost Blanket and Filter Berm (CB)
    EC-6 Rolled Erosion Control Products (RECP) (multiple types)
    EC-7 Temporary Slope Drains (TSD)
    EC-8 Temporary Outlet Protection (TOP)
    EC-9 Rough Cut Street Control (RCS)
    EC-10 Earth Dikes and Drainage Swales (ED/DS)
    EC-11 Terracing (TER)
    EC-12 Check Dams (CD) (multiple types)
    EC-13 Streambank Stabilization (SS)
    EC-14 Wind Erosion / Dust Control (DC)
    Materials Management    
    MM-1 Concrete Washout Area (CWA)
    MM-2 Stockpile Management (SP) (multiple types)
    MM-3 Good Housekeeping Practices (GH)
    Sediment Control    
    SC-1 Silt Fence (SF)
    SC-2 Sediment Control Log (SCL)
    SC-3 Straw Bail Barrier (SBB)
    SC-4 Brush Barrier (BB)
    SC-5 Rock Sock (RS)
    SC-6 Inlet Protection (IP) (multiple types)
    SC-7 Sediment Basin (SB)
    SC-8 Sediment Trap (ST)
    SC-9 Vegetative Buffers (VB)
    SC-10 Chemical Treatment (CT)
    Site Management and Other Specific Practices    
    SM-1 Construction Phasing/Sequencing (CP)
    SM-2 Protection of Existing Vegetation (PV)
    SM-3 Construction Fence (CF)
    SM-4 Vehicle Tracking Control (VTC) (multiple types)
    SM-5 Stabilized Construction Roadway (SCR)
    SM-6 Stabilized Staging Area (SSA)
    SM-7 Street Sweeping and Vacuuming (SS)
    SM-8 Temporary Diversion Methods (TDM)
    SM-9 Dewatering Operations (DW)
    SM-10 Temporary Stream Crossing (TSC) (multiple types)
    SM-11 Temporary Batch Plant (TBP)
    SM-12 Paving and Grinding Operations (PGO)
 
Glossary    
Bibliography    
 
    FIGURE B-1 RAIN GARDEN PLAN AND SECTIONS
    FIGURE B-2_B-3_SF-2_SF-3_PPS-4_PPS-5 GEO MEMBRANE LINER
    FIGURE CGP-1 CONCRETE GRID PAVEMENT SECTION
    FIGURE CWC-1 CONSTRUCTED WETLAND CHANNEL SECTION & PROFILE
    FIGURE CWP-1 CONSTRUCTED WETLAND POND PLAN AND PROFILE
    FIGURE EDB-3 EXTENDED DETENTION BASIN
    FIGURE GB-2 TYPICAL LEVEL SPREADER DETAILS
    FIGURE GS-1 SWALE PROFILE
    FIGURE OS-2 TYPICAL OUTLET STRUCTURE FOR FULL SPECTRUM DETENTION
    FIGURE OS-3 TYPICAL OUTLET STRUCTURE FOR WQCV TREAT. & ALTE.
    FIGURE OS-4 ORIFICE PLATE AND TRASH RACK DET. & NOTES
    FIGURE OS-5 TYPICAL OUTLET WITH CIRCULAR ORIFICES
    FIGURE OS-6 TYPICAL OUTLET STRUCTURE WITH RECT. ORIFICES
    FIGURE OS-7 FULL SPECTRUM DETENTION OUTLET STRU. 5 ACRE OR LESS
    FIGURE OS-8 WQCV OUTLET FOR 5 ACRE OR LESS
    FIGURE PC-1 PERVIOUS CONCRETE PAVEMENT SECTION
    FIGURE PG-1 POROUS GRAVEL PAVEMENT SECTION
    FIGURE PICP-1 PICP PAVEMENT SECTION
    FIGURE PPS-1 PERMEABLE PAVEMENT SECTIONS
    FIGURE PPS-2 & PPS-3 PERMEABLE PAVEMENT STEPPED & SLOPED
    FIGURE PPS-6 LATERAL BARRIER INSTALLATION
    FIGURE PPS-7 UNDERDRAIN SYSTEM LAYOUT & OUTLET DET
    FIGURE PPS-8 OBSERVATION WELL
    Figure RG-1 REINFORCED GRASS PAVEMENT SECTION
    FIGURE RP-1 RETENTION POND AND PROFILE
    FIGURE SF-1 SAND FILTER PLAN PROFILE AND SECTION