Best Management Practices
Erosion/Sediment Control

The purpose of the Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Guidelines (BMP) Manual is to provide a comprehensive and detailed approach towards preventing erosion and controlling sediment on construction sites. It has been updated to include the latest information regarding materials and installation practices that have proven effective over the past years. There are numerous other resources available and readers are encouraged to refer to the reference document listed in the Appendices.

Another unique feature of this manual is its educational value. Under the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) rules, public involvement and educational outreach has been incorporated to play a major part in water quality standards.

The Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Guidelines Manual was developed for the sole purpose of providing the most updated Erosion Prevention, Run-off Management, Sediment and Tracking Controls, and Pollution Prevention Best Management Practices (BMP's). The contents of this manual should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the policies or recommendations of other referenced agencies or organizations.

The mention of trade names, products or companies does not constitute an endorsement.

Periodic updates will be made as materials, practices, and policies change within the industry and are made available.

Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Guidelines (5,686k)

Individual Best Management Practices Narratives and Details

The purpose of this section is to afford the designer the opportunity to download individual 1-page narratives and details for each individual BMP for the purpose of including this information in their Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP). Individual BMP narratives are available in pdf format and individual BMP details are available in both pdf and AutoCad drawing format.


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