This page provides resources specifically related to stormwater management and best management practices. Also find here the MTAS model ordinances related to stormwater management.

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MTAS Resources
MTAS Model Stormwater Utility Ordinance
MTAS 2011 Model Stormwater Ordinance - (Revised May 14, 2013)
Best Management Practices (BMP) - Public Education
Best Management Practices (BMP) - Public Involvement
Best Management Practices (BMP) - Illicit Discharge
Best Management Practices (BMP) - Erosion and Sedimentation (Construction)
Best Management Practices (BMP) - Post Construction Pollution
Best Management Practices (BMP) - Municipal Housekeeping
Tennessee Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook (2012)
Tennessee Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control for Construction Sites Training
EPA Storm Water Discharges from MS4s
NOI MTAS Model and Fillable Form for the 2016 Phase II Permit
NOI MTAS Model and Fillable Form for the 2016 Phase II Permit
Right of Entry Letter to Monitor Certain Streams (2007) - (John Chlarson, MTAS Public Works Consultant, and Melissa Ashburn, MTAS Legal Consultant.)

State Resources
Center for Environmental Education "WaterWorks!" program - (Middle Tennessee State University)
National Small Flows Clearinghouse
Public Hearing Notice for the draft NPDES Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Construction Activities. (October 27 - December 8, 2010)
State of Tennessee NPDES MS4 Permit (2010)
State of Tennessee NPDES Stormwater Construction General Permit
TDEC NPDES PHASE II Stormwater Permit Notice of Intent - (Small MS4 GP NOI 2010)
TDEC Small MS4 Annual Report (2010)
TN Department of Environment and Conservation

Federal Resources
Environmental Protection Agency

American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Tennessee Association of Utility Districts (TAUD)
Water Environment Federation (WEF)

General Resources
FAQs Regarding NPDES Phase II Industrial Permit Notices
Guidelines for Macroinvertebrates Monitoring Worksheet - (posted 2/18/08)
Guidelines for Pathogen Monitoring Worksheet - (posted 2/18/08)
Minimum Monitoring Requirements for NPDES MS4 Program Effectiveness and Compliance (2008)

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