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Policy & Regulations Contents

This section is designed to help our audience navigate stormwater regulations in Pennsylvania, understand state and federal water laws, and provide information regarding regulatory agencies and legislative resources.  Explore the sections below to learn more on these topics.

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Pennsylvania Stormwater Regulations

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State & Federal Water Laws

Regulatory Agencies & Legislative Resources

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 Policy & Regulations


Who We Are

Erin Kepple Adams
Claire Jordy

Pennsylvania Stormwater Regulations

State & Federal Water Laws
Federal Laws | Pennsylvania Code

Regulatory Agencies & Legislative Resources



Watershed Information and Regional Watershed Conservation Plans

GIS Data Sources

Green Infrastructure


Regional Stakeholders

Key Contacts


Grants & Funding Resources

Land Use/Land Cover
Allegheny | Armstrong | Beaver |
Bulter | Fayette | Greene | Indiana |
Lawrence | Washington |


Water Resource Maps
MS4 Communities in the SPC Region
Act 167 Watersheds

NFIP Communities in the SPC Region Impaired Waterways by Source
Designated Uses in SPC Region
Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Impaired Waterways
Population Density
Bedrock Formations


Municipal Separate Stormwater System (MS4)

SPC Educational Resources

SPC Workshop Materials


Stormwater Management & Best Management Practices

Free Educational Webinars and Online Training

Resources for Student Education


SWPA's Homeowner's Guide To Stormwater

Climate Change and Water Resources

Resources for Water Suppliers & Wastewater Managers

Additional Water
Quality Information

UPDATED! Quick Resource Guide to the MS4 Program

Quick Resource Guide for Winter Maintenance BMPs



PA Stormwater Regulations Act 167 Stormwater Management Act Approved Act 167 Plans MS4 Erosion & Sediment Control (Chapter 102) How PA Stormwater Regulations Work Together State & Federal Water Laws Federal Laws PA Code Regulatory Agencies & Legislative Resources