Additional Stormwater Resources
Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Environmental Programs - MARC’s main environmental program areas of air quality, watershed management, solid waste management, and green infrastructure bring community partners together to address regional environmental issues in a cooperative setting.
FEMA Flood Maps, Insurance and Information - Floods are one of the most common hazards in the United States. Flood effects can be local, impacting a neighborhood or community, or very large, affecting entire river basins and multiple states. Learn about flood events, how to prepare for a flood, and what to do during a flood to stay safe. Floods are the most common hazard in the US, and most homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage. Everyone is at risk of flooding. Buy flood insurance. View Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) free online. FIRMs, as well as Letters of Map Revision (LOMRs), can also be purchased and downloaded.
Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) Storm Water Information Clearinghouse - Visit this site for information on meeting Missouri’s Stormwater Regulations. Land disturbance permits are now required for disturbance of 1 acre or greater (Phase I affected disturbance of 5 acres or greater.) This requirement applies statewide. Certain Small Communities were exempt under the one990 Phase I storm water regulations and became subject to Phase II regulations of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
MDNR Protecting Water Quality: A field guide to erosion, sediment and stormwater best management practices for development sites in Missouri and Kansas - The purpose of this field guide is to provide developers, contractors, site managers and inspectors with a guide to the installation and maintenance of construction site erosion, sediment and stormwater control practices in Kansas and Missouri. Proper installation and maintenance of these structural and biological practices will protect our valuable water resources from harmful pollutants. This guide can also be a useful reference document for engineers, planners, public officials and others involved in land disturbance activities, although it is not intended as a design manual.
US Environmental Protection Agency Stormwater Program - This page contains technical and regulatory information about the NPDES stormwater program. It is organized according to the 3 types of regulated stormwater discharges and provides a link to stormwater outreach materials.
EPA NPDES Phase II Background, Highlights, and Governance - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) administers the federal storm water regulations through the Missouri Clean Water Law and Code of State Regulations under the guidance of Missouri’s Clean Water Commission. MoDNR's Water Pollution Control Branch oversees the Phase II program.
Missouri Department of Conservation - The Missouri Department of Conservation website is dedicated to helping you discover, enjoy and conserve Missouri's fish and wildlife resources and the habitats they depend on.