Stormwater Management Resources

There are many resources that you can access to help you protect your local stream from contaminants and reduce flooding.   

Below is a list of some of these resources:

Introduction to Stormwater
Do-it-yourself Stormwater Assessment--a property owner self assessment.

Technical Resources
Rain Garden Manual
Vermont Residential and Small Sites Stormwater Management Guide
Absorb the Storm: Create a Rain Friendly Yard and Neighborhood
New Hampshire Homeowners Stormwater Management Guide

Pet Waste Cleanup Guide

Calais Lakes and Streams Newsletters
Spring 2014--includes a property owner self assessment and description of easy practices that a landowner can implement.
Spring 2013--focus' on driveway and private road runoff issues.

Road and Driveway Related
Preventing Driveway Erosion
Basics of a Good Road
VT Better Backroads
Stormwater Friendly Driveways

Simple Erosion Solutions - a slideshow from a FWR private roads and drives workshop