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This EPA website provides guidance relating to construction, operation and maintenance, and common design challenges. It features links to various stormwater design manuals created by states, counties, municipalities, and nonprofits across the United States and Canada.

EPA Design Manuals, Tools and Challenges

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Many modeling design tools are also available through this website to assist with compliance in local stormwater regulations and/or meeting voluntary performance standards. A large portion of this website focuses on lessons learned from past municipal projects and identifies some of the most common design and implementation challenges. Various site characteristic challenges and implementation scenarios are presented with summarized recommendations and links to supporting material.

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