VDOT Manual of Practice for Planning Stormwater Management

Report No: 92-R13

Published in 1992

About the report:

The final report is in the form of a manual of practice for the VDOT to use in planning its stormwater management strategies. The manual was proposed to aid in the selection and design of erosion control practices and stormwater control practices for transportation projects in Virginia. Information obtained from Virginia, other states, and the literature was compiled to help describe the best management practices that will comply with the applicable regulations. Discussed herein are site selection, design of practices, and maintenance and safety considerations. Other topics discussed include applicable federal and state regulations and computer models.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


  • Shaw L. Yu, Robert J. Kaighn

Last updated: December 25, 2023

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