Guidelines & Regulations
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
An initiative of the Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee to provide tools and educational information about the wise use of our abundant natural resources so future generations can enjoy the same Alabama the Beautiful we know and love.
Alabama Department of Transportation
Homebuilder's Association of Alabama
The leader in providing QCI (Qualified Credentialed Inspector) training in Alabama. The course, a joint effort between the HBAA and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), provides tools and strategies to help achieve and maintain compliance with the ADEM stormwater general permit on all construction sites.
Provides training in storm water pollution prevention regulations and requirements for construction sites in Alabama.
Helpful Links for Florida
State Construction General Permit Links
Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia
Managed by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission
Intended for use by Engineer and Contractor in the design and implementation of the ESPCP (Erosion, Sedimentation, and Pollution Control Plan)
Industrial General Permit Links
MS4 Permit Links
Georgia Stormwater Management Manual (Blue Book):
For post-development stormwater management
GDOT Manual (Blue Book):
Drainage Design for Highways
State Certification and Training Requirements:
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet: Department of Environmental Protection
The agency in charge of permitting in Kentucky
University of Kentucky: Kentucky Transportation Center Technology Transfer Center
Kentucky Stormwater Association
The organization to which most MS4's in Kentucky belong
A Gateway to Kentucky environmental law
A Gateway to Kentucky environmental regulations
MS guidance manual for construction activities:
MDEQ Field Manual:
North Carolina Department of Environmental Management
NC requires applicable construction sites to design and develop an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan.
In addition, the Plan must incorporate the requirements of the Construction Stormwater Permit.
This combined package is considered as the Construction SWPPP.
Post construction stormwater associated with construction development is also regulated in all coastal counties and various other counties and watersheds.
North Carolina Department of Transportation
NCDOT manages a state-wide stormwater program for a comprehensive transportation network.
North Carolina State University (NCSU)
NCSU provides training opportunities for construction stormwater designers, contractors, and installers.
NCSU Sediment and Erosion Control Research and Education Facility (SECREF)
NCSU is the premier education and outreach institution for erosion, sediment, and turbidty research in the state. Dr. Rich McLaughlin coordinates operations at SECREF.
South Carolina is on the leading edge of erosion and sediment control, BMP use and specification at the state level. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) maintains an extensive library of specifications for all erosion and sediment control practices; including generic specification, performance requirements, and installation guides. The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) maintains qualified products lists for use on any SCDOT funded roadway projects.
SCDHEC BMP Handbook
SCDOT Qualified Products List
SCDOT Erosion Control Specifications
SCDHEC Activities Associated with Industrial Stormwater
Helpful Links for Tennessee
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration
Associations & Foundations
American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR)