2013 – Urban BMPS and the Bay TMDL: A Users Guide

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):
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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) - ver short, january 20, 2015 (.pdf) .

DC General Retention Compliance Calculator - ver final version (.xlsx) .

West Virginia Compliance Spreadsheet - ver version 11-27-12 (.xls) .

MD Compliance Spreadsheet - ver 4.0, december 2013 (.xls) .

Virginia New Development Compliance Spreadsheet - ver june 2014 (.xlsm) .

Virginia Re-Development Compliance Spreadsheet - ver june 2014 (.xlsm) .

Pennsylvania DRAFT Compliance Spreadsheet - ver 5-17-13 (.xlsx) .

Final CBP Approved Expert Panel Report on Stormwater Retrofits (Short Version) - ver short, january 20, 2015 (.pdf) .

Retrofit Method Spreadsheet - ver 2.0 (.xlsx) .

Recommendations of the Expert Panel to Define Removal Rates for Urban Nutrient Management - ver march 25, 2014 (.pdf) .

Final Recommended Guidance for Urban Stormwater BMP Verification - ver august 11, 2014 (.pdf) .

Bioretention Illustrated: A Visual Guide for Constructing, Inspecting, Maintaining and Verifying the Bioretention Practice - ver final version. version 2.0; october 20, 2013 (.pdf) .

Homeowner Guide For a More Bay-Friendly Property - ver 10/8/14 (.pdf) .

Draft MDA Fertilizer Regulations (.pdf) .

Bay State Stormwater Contacts (.docx) .