Institutional Aspects of Stormwater Quality Planning

by Nancy U. Schultz, CH2M Hill Inc, United States,
Ronald L. Wycoff, CH2M Hill Inc, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Design of Urban Runoff Quality Controls


Planning and implementation of programs to control the quality of stormwater runoff in urban areas are carried out within institutional frameworks that directly influence the effectiveness of the programs. Case studies in six metropolitan areas across the United States point out the differing motivations, responsible agencies, and control types that can be encountered in water quality planning for urban runoff and the way the framework within which that planning occurs can enhance or detract from successful implementation.

Subject Headings: Water quality | Stormwater management | Urban areas | Quality control | Municipal water | Case studies | Rain water | United States

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