Best Management Practices
BMP Manual for Land Disturbance Activity
Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Best Management Practices are designed to dam or filter pollutants that would otherwise be carried by stormwater off of the construction site and enter into our local stream system. These pollutants can include sediment, construction chemicals, and trash.
Reference Manuals and Websites
The contents of these manuals and websites should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the policies or recommendations of other referenced agencies or organizations.
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- MoDOT Standard Plans for Highway Construction Files (refer to 800 Series Standard)
- Washington State Department of Ecology BMP Standards and Specifications
- EPA's National Menu of BMPs (refer to "Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control")
- Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts Urban Manual Standard Drawings
- Illinois Urban BMP Manual
- Kentucky Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Field Guide
- Nebraska Department of Roads Construction Stormwater Best Management Practices
For more information about the City's General Construction Standards, visit Section 16: Erosion and Sediment Control.