Follow-up to Residential Stormwater Meeting

Following up on the residential stormwater meeting held on April 12th, here is a brochure from Matt Simons and some resources that Michelle put together on the information Justin Shafer shared.

Also, here is contact information for city staff that attended:

Michelle has also posted the video recording from the meeting on the city’s Stormwater Home Page if anyone missed it and would like to see the information presented.

Residential Best Management Practices (BMP) Resources

City of Norfolk, Office of Resilience, Retain Your Rain

  • Conservation Landscaping
  • Infiltration
  • Rain Barrels
  • Lawn Management
  • Pervious Pavers
  • Rain Gardens
  • Tree Planting

Bay Star Homes

River Star Homes


Media Tip sheets (search maintenance):

  • Rain Barrel Maintenance
  • Ditch and Grass Channel Maintenance
  • Infiltration Area Maintenance
  • Permeable Pavement Maintenance
  • Rain Garden Maintenance

Virginia Cooperative Extension

Stormwater Management for Homeowners Fact Sheets (series of 6)
     1 – Rooftop Redirection
     2 – Rain Barrels
     3 – Permeable Pavement
     4 – Grass Swales
     5 – Rain Gardens
     6 – Buffers

Rain Garden Plants

Urban Stormwater Best Management Practices (15-part series)

Chesapeake Stormwater Network

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Design Your Yard Online – Develop a plan to install a Rain Garden or Conservation Landscape in your yard

Roanoke Stormwater Ideabook for Single Family Homeowners

Lynnhaven River Now

Chesapeake Stormwater Network
Homeowner Guide For a More Bay-Friendly Property (Instructions on how to design and install several BMPs)

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