Stormwater Management & Best Management Practices



Specific Types of Best Management Practices

Best Management Practices (BMPs) are used in stormwater management to prevent and mitigate problems related to stormwater. BMPs include mechanisms that control the volume, rate, and quality of stormwater. BMPs also include practices that prevent the creation of stormwater runoff and stormwater pollution. BMPs used in stormwater management are classified as either non-structural or structural.  Visit the sections below to learn more about key concepts and specific structural and non-structural BMPs for effective stormwater management. 

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Key Concepts | Non-Structural BMPs | Structural BMPs

   

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NEW! Quick Resource Guide for Winter Maintenance BMPs

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Key Concepts Non-Structural BMPs Structural BMPs