CA NEMO Partnership Resource List
California Coastal Commission
Mission Resource Conservation District
State Water Resources Control Board
Local Government Commission
Department of Water Resources
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
UC and USC Sea Grant
For more information, contact the CA NEMO Partnership:
The California NEMO Partnership is an educational program for land use decision makers that addresses the relationship of land use to natural resource protection.
Start at the Source: Design Guidance Manual for Stormwater Quality Protection (1999), and the companion handbook, Using Start at the Source to Comply with Development Standards (2003). By the Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association (BASMAA). Download at http://www.scvurppp-w2k.com/basmaa_satsm.htm
Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) Handbooks (2003), by the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA). These four handbooks include a New Development and Redevelopment Handbook. Download at http://www.cabmphandbooks.com/
Better Site Design: A Handbook
for Changing Development Rules in Your Community (1998).
The Model Urban Runoff Program: A How-to Guide for Developing Urban Runoff Programs for Small Municipalities. Download from the California Coastal Commission website at http://www.coastal.ca.gov/la/murp.html
Clearing and Grading Strategies for Urban Watersheds (1995), by The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Order at http://www.mwcog.org/publications/
Wildlife Reserves and Corridors in the Urban Environment: A Guide to Ecological Landscape Planning and Resource Conservation (1989), by Lowell Adams and Louise Dove. Order from the Urban Wildlife Resources Bookstore at http://users.erols.com/urbanwildlife/bookstor.htm
Growing Greener: Putting Conservation into Local Codes (1997), by Randall Arendt. Download at Natural Lands Trust, Inc. Download at www.natlands.org/pdffiles/growinggreener.pdf
Institutional Aspects of Urban Runoff Management: A Guide for Program Development and Implementation (1997), by Eric Livingston and Earl Shaver. Order from the Watershed Management Institute at http://home.att.net/~ericlivingston/
The Low Impact Development Center www.lowimpactdevelopment.org
Low-Impact Development Design
Strategies: An Integrated Design Approach (EPA-841-B-00-003).
Residential Streets (2001), published by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Order at http://www.pubs.asce.org/BOOKdisplay.cgi?9991135
Street Design Guidelines for Healthy Neighborhoods, by the Local Government Commissions Center for Livable Communities. Order at http://www.lgc.org/bookstore/land_use/publications/healthystreets.html
The Congress for the New Urbanism. www.sonic.net/abcaia/narrow.htm
Guidance Specifying Management
Measures for Sources of Nonpoint Pollution in Coastal Waters
(1993). National Management Measures to Control
Nonpoint Source Pollution from Urban Areas (updated version).
Publications by the U.S. EPA. Download at http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/urbanmm/index.html
The California NEMO Partnership is a charter member of the National NEMO Network.