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Citation Label: CO019
Publication Name: Construction Guidance Document: Preparing a Stormwater Management Plan
Publication Type: Guidance/Standards
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Author Name: Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment: Water Quality Control Division
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Publication Year: 1994
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http://www.co.adams.co.us/documents/page/public_works/preparing_swmp_guidance.pdf

Local Source File: CO19-ConstructionGuide.pdf
Annotation: Stormwater Management Plans (SWMPs) are a required item under the Construction Stormwater Discharge Permit. This document is designed to help permitees develop a SWMP for construction projects. It explains what each of the SWMP requirements means, and gives some options for you to consider in developing Best Management Practices (BMPs) that are best suited to your site during construction. This guidance document primarily addresses the SWMP requirements in the construction general permit. Appendix C includes some very general BMPs for stormwater management. Appendix D includes a bibliography of documents with stormwater BMPs.
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Recommended: “Stormwater Management Plans (SWMPs) are a required item under the Construction Stormwater Discharge Permit. This document is designed to help you develop a SWMP for your construction project. It explains what each of the SWMP requirements means, and gives some options for you to consider in developing Best Management Practices (BMPs) that are best suited to your site during construction.” Pg. 1
Ownership: Federal, state and private-- Stormwater discharge permits may be required for construction on land of any ownership type.

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