Water Quality (BMP) Manuals and Checklists
The Nevada Department of Transportation has
prepared two Water Quality Manuals, the Planning and Design
Guide and the Construction Site Best Management Practices Manual, to assist in
compliance with the Clean Water Act, as well as state and local regulations.
These manuals are not intended to establish a legal standard of care of
conduct. These manuals are subject to modification, revision, and addendum as
The NDOT Construction Site Best
Management Practices Manual is available for purchase. The cost is $30.00.
Contact NDOT Administrative Services at (775) 888-7070. Updates to this manual
will be listed as addendums and posted for download from this website.
Notification of posted updates will not be provided.
Planning and Design Guide
The Planning and Design Guide (PDG)
manual, part of NDOT's water quality, erosion, and sediment control program,
provides information and procedures relevant to the storm water activities and
responsibilities of the Nevada Department of Transportation. The PDG addresses
key regulatory, policy, and technical requirements to incorporate
permanent storm water Best Management Practices into the
planning and design of applicable NDOT projects.
Planning and Design Guide (5 MB)
Construction Site Best Management Practices
This manual, part of NDOT's statewide
effort to prevent pollution in storm water runoff from construction projects,
addresses minimum contractor requirements for selecting, implementing and
maintaining Construction Site Best Management Practices. A condensed version of
this manual was created for construction crew inspectors. The Field
Manual contains conventional BMP fact sheets required for Storm Water
Pollution Prevention Plan compliance on NDOT projects. This manual is not
available for purchase however is available for download.
Construction Site Best Management Practices (9 MB)
For questions or concerns regarding either of these documents, please
Nevada Department of Transportation
Phone: (775) 888-7619
Phone: (775) 888-7013
Note:User is not obligated to use the SWPPP template in these
manuals. Electronic SWPPP Template can be found at: http://ndep.nv.gov/bwpc/storm01.htm.
NDEP's Temporary Working in Waterways forms can be found at http://ndep.nv.gov/bwpc/forms.htm.