DDOT shall follow relevant stormwater management guidelines in order to prevent and reduce the impact of urban development on rivers, streams, lakes, coastal waters, and ground water.
DDOT is one of several District agencies responsible for managing stormwater runoff in the city. (D.C. Code Sec. 8-152.01).
- District of Columbia Stormwater Guidebook (Current)
FAQ: What is Low Impact Development (LID)?
Stormwater management practices that mimic site hydrology under natural conditions, by using design techniques in construction and development that store, infiltrate, evaporate, detain, or reuse and recycle runoff. (D.C. Code Sec. 8-151.01(8)).
Procedures & Services
DDOT Environmental Manual, Chapter 17 & 19
Department Energy Savings Initiatives - Low Impact Development (LID) and Water Quality in Construction
- Comprehensive Stormwater Management Enhancement Amendment Act of 2008
- DCMR 21-5: Water Quality and Pollution
- DCMR 21-11: Water Quality Standards
- DCMR 21-19: Water Quality Monitoring Regulations
Design Standards & Specifications
- Draft LID and GI Manual
- Draft LID and GI Specifications
- Draft LID and GI Drawing Details
- Greening DC Streets
- Green Infrastructure Standards (2014)
Transportation Plans & Studies
|PDF File DDOT Stormwater Projects in the Public Right-of-Way.pdf||Feb 05, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb|
|PDF File Energy Savings Initiatives (1).pdf||Jul 22, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb|
|PDF File Environmental Manual - Second Edition - 2012.pdf||Jul 22, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb|