2013 DRAFT Virginia Stormwater Management Handbook

PART 1 – CHAPTERS 1-3

    Chapter 1 — Introduction

    Chapter 2 — Applicable Law and Regulations

    • Appendix 2-A — Virginia Stormwater Management Act
    • Appendix 2-B — VSMP Permit Regulations
    • Appendix 2-C — General Permit Regulation for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities
    • Appendix 2-D — General VPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems

    Chapter 3 — Qualifying Local SWM Programs

    • Appendix 3-A — Potential Elements of a Comprehensive Stormwater Management Program
    • Appendix 3-B — Developing an Effective Local Stormwater Management Program
    • Appendix 3-C — Information Tools for Local Stormwater Management
    • Appendix 3-D — Local Code and Ordinance Review and Evaluation
    • Appendix 3-E — Case Study: Setting up a Local Stormwater Utility, City of Staunton, Virginia
    • Appendix 3-F — Example Site Plan Review Checklists
    • Appendix 3-G — SWM and BMP Construction Inspections

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PART 2 – CHAPTERS 4-7

    Chapter 4 — Why Stormwater Matters

    Chapter 5 — Managing Stormwater

    • Appendix 5-A — The Impervious Cover Model: An Emerging Framework for Urban Stormwater Management
    • Appendix 5-B — Watershed-Based Stormwater Planning
    • Appendix 5-C — Special Stormwater Management Considerations for Redevelopment
    • Appendix 5-D — Stormwater Pollution Benchmarking Tool for Existing Industrial, Federal and Municipal Facilities in Virginia

    Chapter 6 — Site Planning and Design Considerations

    Chapter 7 — BMP Upgrades and Retrofits

    • Appendix 7-A — Retrofit Case Study: Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Appendix 7-B — CWP Retrofit Reconnaissance Investigation Checklist
    • Appendix 7-C — Derivation of the Retrofit Pollution Removal Adjustor Curves

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PART 3 – CHAPTERS 8-13

    Chapter 8 — BMP Overview and Selection Criteria

    Chapter 9 — BMP Inspection and Maintenance

    • Appendix 9-A — Results of a Field Survey of BMPs
    • Appendix 9-B — Example BMP Maintenance Agreements
    • Appendix 9-C — Example BMP Inspection — Maintenance Checklists
    • Appendix 9-D — From the Drafting Board to the Field — Designing BMPs to Facilitate and Simplify Maintenance
    • Appendix 9-E — Example of a Method to Estimate Sediment Accumulation

    Chapter 10 — Uniform Stormwater BMP Sizing Criteria

    Chapter 11 — Hydrologic Methods and Computations

    Chapter 12 — Virginia Runoff Reduction Method Compliance Spreadsheet User’s Guide & Documentation

    Chapter 13 — Example Site Plans

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