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Building Cities in the Rain

Links to Resources

Washington State Department of Ecology

Ecology Municipal Stormwater permit home page

Flow Control Guidance for Highly Urbanized Areas

Implementing the Flow Control Standard in Ecology's Western Washington Municipal Stormwater Permits - FAQ

Integrating LID into Local Codes: A Guidebook for Local Governments

NPDES General Permit Fact Sheet for Municipal Separate Storm Sewers in Western Washington, March 2006

Ecology 2004 Report to the Legislature: Report to the Legislature 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EPA: Protecting Water Resources with High Density Development

EPA: Using Smart Growth Techniques as Stormwater BMPs

EPA: Protecting Water Resources with Smart Growth

EPA Green Infrastructure Case Studies

Stormwater Articles

Dense and Beautiful Stormwater Management

Watersheds, Walkability and Stormwater

JAWRA article: Is Denser Greener?

JAWRA article: Forest Cover, Impervious-Surface Area, and the Mitigation of Stormwater Impacts

SPUR: 8 shades of green infrastructure

A Browner Shade of Green

The High Cost of Free Curb and Gutter

Cost Benefit Evaluation of Ecoroofs

 

Stormwater Cost Studies and Reports

Cost Analysis Report: Cost Analysis for Western Washington LID Requirements and Best Management Practices (2013)

Managing Stormwater...Economic Factors that Influence Developers' Decisions (2011)

Local Examples

City of Redmond watershed planning

Innovative Practices in the Puget Sound Region; Svr

Juanita Creek Stormwater Retrofit study

Stormwater retrofit planning project for Green River Watershed (WRIA 9)

Seattle Public Utilities: Swale on Yale, Example of Public/Private partnership

Boeing Creek Basin Plan, City of Shoreline

Pollution Control Hearings Board Decisions

Rosemere v. Ecology and Clark County

Agreed Order and Stipulation between Ecology and Phase II Coalition

Other Resources

Washington Stormwater Center

WSDOT Stormwater Retrofit Program - Highway Runoff Manual
Association of Washington Cities Stormwater Page
MRSC Stormwater Page
PSRC Vision 2040 and PSRC Regional Growth Centers
Draft 2013 Regional Growth Centers Monitoring Rep
Light Imprint Stormwater Matrix
Congress for New Urbanism Rainwater in Context
Growth Management Act periodic update information
Transfer of Development Rights (TDR)
Transit-Oriented Communities Blueprint

Greater Places re Green Infrastructure

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