Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Web site of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), an organization of professionals committed to the comprehensive management of the nation's floodplains and water resources, including structural and non-structural mitigation measures, with the goal of reducing the deaths and devastation associated with floods and preserving the natural functions and benefits of floodplains.
"Founded in 1992, the Center for Watershed Protection works with local, state, and federal
governmental agencies, environmental consulting firms, watershed organizations, and the general
public to provide objective and scientifically sound information on effective techniques to
protect and restore urban watersheds. The Center also acts as a technical resource for local and
state governments around the country to develop more effective urban stormwater and watershed
Features technical documents, software and database. Provides scientifically sound information to improve the design, selection and performance of BMPs. Promotes scientifically-based collection and management of the data needed to evaluate the effectiveness of stormwater runoff BMPs.
Site contains links to other web sites addressing storm water management issues and a local watershed management study.
State of Texas Non-point Source Best Management Practices manual. Allows downloading of manual outlining best management practices for storm water quality control.
This site contains articles that cover topics such as bidding, air quality and stormwater runoff issues, insurance, equipment, and preventive maintenance.
Office of Water web site containing samples of model storm water
management ordinances. Ordinances covering illicit discharges,
construction activities, operations & maintenance, erosion and sediment control, aquatic buffers and other storm water management functional areas.
Office of Water web site allows downloading of EPA publication"Best
Management Practices Preliminary Data Summary" and "National Storm
Water BMP Database." This site also contains grant information and links to other web sites on Storm Water Management.