Resources

NYSDEC Calendar of Stormwater Events
NYSDEC Permit Application Forms
Stormwater (Journal)

Other Upstate Stormwater Web pages
Western NY Stormwater Coalition (Erie and Niagara Counties)
Saratoga County Intermunicpal Stormwater Management Program
Suffolk County Stormwater Management Program
Monroe County Stormwater Coalition
Syracuse Urban Area Stormwater Phase II

Residents
Project Wet - Water Education for Teachers
After the Storm Brochure
After the Storm Video
Protecting Water Quality from Urban Runoff
What's the Big Deal About Water Quality
Brown Water, Green Weeds: Familiar Signs of Runoff Pollution
Polluted Urban Runoff- A Source of Concern
Water Efficient Landscaping
Rain Gardens
Rain Gardens How-to
Build Your Own Rain Garden
Build Your Own Rain Barrel
Landscaping Naturally (video)

Homeowners
Make Your Home the Solution to Stormwater Pollution
Managing Your Household Chemicals
Stormwater Management for Homeowners
What Can You Do To Protect Local Waterways?
The Four Seasons of Water Quality Protection
Animal Waste and Water Quality
Conservation Landscaping for Water Quality
Lawn Care the Environmentally-Friendly Way
Going Native - Rethinking Plant Selection for the Home Landscape
Integrated Pest Management for the Homeowner
Septic Tank Best Management Practices Manual
Caring For Your Septic System

Business Owners
Stormwater Pollution Prevention is Everybody's Business
Good Housekeeping Practices
Industrial and Commercial Handbook - Business Guide Sheets
Managing Your Hazardous Waste
An Organizational Guide To Pollution Prevention

Contractors and Developers
NYSDEC Stormwater Main Page
NYSDEC Stormwater Construction Toolbox
NYSDEC Stormwater Program Forms
Construction Industry Compliance Assistance Center Stormwater Page
EPA's Low Impact Development (LID) website
NYSDEC Construction Permit Regulations Brochure
SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity
NY Standards and Specification for Erosion and Sediment Control
NYS Stormwater Management Design Manual
Instruction Manual for Stormwater Construction Permit
Notice of Intent
Notice of Termination
FAQs - SPDES General Permit (GP-02-01) Permit Requirements
FAQs - SPDES General Permit (GP-02-01) Technical Requirements
Construction Stormwater Inspection Report
SMP Preparation and Review Checklist
Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Review Checklist
Stormwater BMP Poster
Reducing the impact of stormwater from new development

Municipalities
EPA Nonpoint Source (NPS) Outreach Toolbox
Stormwater Managers Resource Center
Center for Watershed Protection
Stormwater Management Guidance for Local Officials
Stormwater Management Gap Analysis Workbook for Local Officials
Draft Construction Stormwater Inspection Manual
The Smart Watershed Benchmarking Tool
Get the Word Out
A Guide To Living In Harmony With Streams
Rooftops to Rivers: Green Strategies For Controlling Stormwater and Combined Sewer Overflows
Keeping Our Waters Clean: How smaller communities can prevent toxic runoff
Ecological Riverfront Design
SWPP Preview Checklist

MS4 Minimum Measures
MS4 Toolbox
National Menu of Stormwater Best Management Practices - EPA
National Menu of Stormwater Best Management Practices Fact Sheets - EPA
Stormwater Phase II Fact Sheet
Critical Path to Compliance
Overview of MS4 Permit Program
MS4 Designation Criteria
MS4 FAQ's
Measurable Goals Guidance for Phase II Small MS4s

MM1: Public Education/Outreach
Public Education and Outreach Fact Sheet
Getting In Step: A Guide for Watershed Outreach Programs
Getting In Step: Engaging and Involving Stakeholders in Your Watershed
Getting In Step: Training Module

MM2: Public Involvement/Participation
Public Involvement and Participation Fact Sheet

MM3: IDDE
IDDE Fact Sheet
IDDE Guidance Manual
IDDE Manual: A Handbook for Municipalities

MM4: Construction
Construction Site Runoff Control Fact Sheet
Sample Local Law for Erosion and Sediment Control
The Impact of Development on Waterways
Reviewing Site Plans for Stormwater Management
Strategies for Coping with Polluted Runoff

MM5: Post-Construction
Post-Construction Runoff Control Fact Sheet
This Is Smart Growth
Using Smart Growth Techniques as Stormwater BMPs
Model Ordinances Language
Asking the Right Questions About Polluted Runoff
Conservation Subdivisions
Carving Up the Landscape: Habitat Fragmentation and What To Do About It
Smart Growth for Clean Water

MM6: Pollution Prevention/Good Houskeeping
Potential Pollutants From Municipal Facilities
Municipal Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping Program Assistance
Municipal Operations Standard Operating Procedure
Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Fact Sheet


Broome-Tioga Stormwater Coalition