Stormwater – general resources

Rural Property Surface Water Management: Surface dispersion infiltration trenches and bioinfiltration swales – This white paper is the foundation of the work on this website.

Stormwater runoff pollution and how to reduce it – This webpage from King County includes top 10 tips to minimize stormwater problems.

2019 Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington – This manual provides guidance on the measures necessary to control the quantity and quality of stormwater.

Guide to Stormwater for Homeowners – Publication out of Vermont that provides decision trees for helping homeowners determine potential ways to manage stormwater

Worksheets for Stormwater Management – These worksheets are used by the City of Puyallup, WA, and provide a good example for sorting through stormwater management tools for best options. Please refer to your own local jurisdictions for exact requirements and regulations.

Hiring a Stormwater Contractor – Suggestions/things to think about before hiring a contractor to do stormwater work.

Construction Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual. This 2021 manual from Oregon Department of Environmental Quality provides illustrations and guidance on many stormwater management options.