This guidance manual was developed for private owners and operators regarding long-term maintenance of storm water control measures.This publication was created through the collaborative efforts of the Northeast Ohio Storm Water Training Council (NEOSWTC) and its members. The full document can be found below.
Maintaining Stormwater Control Measures Guidance for Private Owners & Operators Manual
Below the manual is reorganized to include all the information on a particular practice in one location including practice description, routine and non-routine maintenance recommendations, and the inspection and maintenance checklist. The page numbers below refer to the page in the manual describing the practice. *Note that portions of other practices may be included in the Routine and Non-Routine Maintenance section of the below combined documents due to their placement in the manual.
Bioretention Area (page 7)
Dry Pond or Dry Extended Detention Basin (page 9)
Wet Pond or Wet Extended Detention Basin (page 11)
Vegetated Infiltration Swale (page 13)
Permeable Pavement (page 15)
Green Roof (page 18)
Non‐Structural SCMs: Riparian & Wetland Setbacks and Conservation Areas (page 19)
Rain Barrels and Cisterns (page 21)
Rain Gardens (page 23)
Sand Filter System (page 25)
Underground Detention (page 27)
Oil‐Water Separator (page 29)