Rhode Island Stormwater Design and Installation Standards Manual (Rhode Island)

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Place Rhode Island


Name Rhode Island Stormwater Design and Installation Standards Manual (Rhode Island)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and Coastal Resources Management Council
Primary Website http://www.dem.ri.gov/pubs/regs/regs/water/swmanual.pdf

Last Review 2014-09-15


Rhode Island's stormwater design and installation standards manual has been developed to describe mandatory and suggested stormwater design and performance criteria for applicants to the Department of Environmental Management (DEM), Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and Rhode Island's cities and towns. This manual is meant to assist property owners, developers, engineers, consultants, contractors, municipal staff and others in planning, designing and implementing effective stormwater best management practices for the development and redevelopment of properties in Rhode Island. The manual addresses specific criteria for the site planning process, groundwater recharge, water quality, channel protection, and peak flow control requirements, as well as low impact development (LID) site planning and design strategies.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Alicia Good
Department Department of Environmental Management
Division Office of Water Resources
Address 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI, 02908

Phone 401-222-3961

Fax 401-222-3564
Email alicia.good@dem.ri.gov
Website http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/benviron/water/index.htm

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1 R.I. Gen. Laws ch. 45-61.2

Date Enacted 2007