At the 2013 Baywide Stormwater Retreat we hosted a live webcast on “Urban BMPS and the Bay TMDL: A Users Guide” a training on the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Expert Panel’s recommendations for each of the newly approved Urban BMPs that can be used to achieve nutrient and sediment reductions toward the Bay TMDL.

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Introduction to Nutrient Accounting

Join Norm Goulet, Chair of the Urban Stormwater Workgroup, as he takes us through the accounting approach that is be taken in order meet the Chesapeake Bay TMDL (duration: 7:51).

New State Performance Standards

In early 2012, an Expert Panel was convened to review the available science on the pollutant removal performance and runoff reduction capability of BMPs that are used to comply with the new state-wide performance standards for new development and redevelopment for all of the States and jurisdictions in the Bay watershed. Join expert panelists Randy Greer,DNREC and Scott Crafton,VADCR as they take us through the final recommendations of the panel and some frequently asked questions. (Two videos – duration: 13:06, 9:20)

To learn more about the New State Stormwater Performance Standards Expert Panel click here.

Urban Stormwater Retrofits

This panel was charged with coming up with pollutant removal rates associated with stormwater retrofits used in the Bay watershed. Join panelists Jason Papacosma, Arlington County and Ted Brown, Biohabitats, Inc. as they take us through the findings of the panel and some frequently asked questions. (Two videos – duration: 11:23, 10:00)

To learn more about the Urban Stormwater Retrofits Expert Panel click here.

Urban Stream Restoration

Join experts Bill Stack, CWP and Matt Meyers, Fairfax County as they take us through the different protocols and methods the panel recommends for computing nutrient and sediment removal associated with urban stream restoration. (Two videos – duration(s): 10:22, 6:49)

To learn more about the Urban Stream Restoration Expert Panel click here.

Urban Nutrient Management

Listen to experts Neely Law, CWP, Karl Berger, MWCOG, and Jonathan Champion, DDOE  explain the three types of nutrient reduction credits associated with urban nutrient management. (Three videos – duration(s): 10:57, 15:49, 5:24)

To learn more about the Urban Nutrient Management Expert Panel click here.

BMP Reporting, Tracking and Verification

Finally we will return to Norm as he takes us through the most important component of this nutrient accounting approach – reporting, tracking and verification. (Duration: 13:54).

Update on the Other Panels

A brief update on the current expert panels being conducted by the Urban Stormwater Workgroup and an overview of the planned upcoming panels (duration – 12:19):
https://epa.connectsolutions.com/p2lkxtg8ovu/

The  presentations from this year’s retreat can be accessed here.

2013 Retreat Presentations

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The following resources are referenced in the webcasts:

Final Expert Panel Report on Stormwater Performance Standards (Short Version)

Final CBP Approved Expert Panel Report on Stormwater Performance Standards Short Version

Version short, january 20, 2015 | Size (932 KB) | File type (.pdf) | Download
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DC General Retention Compliance Calculator

District of Columbia Stormwater Compliance Spreadsheet.

Version final version | Size (554 KB) | File type (.xlsx) | Download
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West Virginia Compliance Spreadsheet

Version version 11-27-12 | Size (397 KB) | File type (.xls) | Download
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MD Compliance Spreadsheet

MD Compliance Spreadsheet

Version 4.0, december 2013 | Size (1 MB) | File type (.xls) | Download
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Virginia New Development Compliance Spreadsheet

The VRRM Compliance Spreadsheet is designed to help designers and plan reviewers quickly evaluate the implementation of stormwater practices on a given site and verify compliance with the Virginia Stormwater requirements.

Version june 2014 | Size (693 KB) | File type (.xlsm) | Download
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Virginia Re-Development Compliance Spreadsheet

The VRRM Compliance Spreadsheet is designed to help designers and plan reviewers quickly evaluate the implementation of stormwater practices on a given site and verify compliance with the Virginia Stormwater requirements.

Version june 2014 | Size (682 KB) | File type (.xlsm) | Download
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Pennsylvania DRAFT Compliance Spreadsheet

The DRAFT Stormwater Compliance Spreadsheet that CSN and the Center for Watershed Protection developed for Pennsylvania. This spreadsheet translates the traditional sizing worksheets from the PA stormwater manual into an electronic and automated format.

Version 5-17-13 | Size (405 KB) | File type (.xlsx) | Download
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Final CBP Approved Expert Panel Report on Stormwater Retrofits (Short Version)

Final CBP Approved Expert Panel Report on Stormwater Retrofits Short Version. To see the long version go here.

Version short, january 20, 2015 | Size (1 MB) | File type (.pdf) | Download
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Retrofit Method Spreadsheet

Stormwater retrofit methods calculations. Enter retrofit area, runoff coefficient, impervious area, etc to determine runoff reduction and cost for various stormwater retrofit installations.

Version 2.0 | Size (166 KB) | File type (.xlsx) | Download
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Recommendations of the Expert Panel to Define Removal Rates for Urban Nutrient Management

The full report of the Chesapeake Bay Program approved recommendations of the Expert Panel to Define Removal Rates for Urban Nutrient Management.

Version march 25, 2014 | Size (3 MB) | File type (.pdf) | Download
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Final Recommended Guidance for Urban Stormwater BMP Verification

This memo describes how the work group developed guidance to verify the performance of urban BMPs in the Bay watershed.

Version august 11, 2014 | Size (637 KB) | File type (.pdf) | Download
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Bioretention Illustrated: A Visual Guide for Constructing, Inspecting, Maintaining and Verifying the Bioretention Practice

Version final version. version 2.0; october 20, 2013 | Size (8 MB) | File type (.pdf) | Download
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Homeowner Guide For a More Bay-Friendly Property

This guide presents a step by step approach for analyzing your property to find out whether it makes sense to install a rain garden or other residential stewardship practices. We then take you through the design and installation of several of the homeowner practices, so that you can install them on your own. Many Bay communities offer technical and financial assistance to help you install stewardship practices on your lot. Check out Appendix D for a list of links to these programs.

Version 10/8/14 | Size (4 MB) | File type (.pdf) | Download
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Draft MDA Fertilizer Regulations

Size (214 KB) | File type (.pdf) | Download
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Bay State Stormwater Contacts

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