Implementing a Stormwater Management Program presents a four-step, common-sense approach that describes how to create and implement a successful stormwater management program. Guidelines, concepts, techniques, and thought-provoking questions are included for all phases of program development, including problem identification, program conception and creation, and final implementation. Discover the fundamental elements of policy creation, institutional planning, technical planning, financial planning, and public involvement and awareness. Find out how to implement the shell program and component parts such as operation and maintenance programs and capital improvement plans. Guidance in the legal aspects of stormwater programs and keys to success are also provided. The book will be an essential reference tool for environmental consultants, municipal engineers, regulatory officials, elected officials, and stormwater program managers.
Step I: Recognizing the Problem: Defining Stormwater Management. What's The Problem. Step II-Recognizing the Needs: Philosophically Speaking. Developing an Action Plan. Step III: Creating a Stormwater Management Program: Policy Making. Institutional Plan. Technical Plan. Financial Plan. Public Participation Plan. Step IV-Program Implementation: Program Implementation Plan. Ordinance Development Strategy. Operation and Maintenance Program. Legal Aspects. Keys to Success.