WRF Stormwater Research

This chart lists completed reports and ongoing research efforts for WRF's Stormwater program. The timeframe is primarily from the past seven years. To search for older reports on stormwater, go to www.werf.org/search and enter "stormwater" or another related topic, or enter a project or report number if you know it.

 Completed Projects

 
 
 
 Title
Executive
Summary (PDF)
 Number

 Year Completed

 
Crediting Water Quality Benefits from Stream Restoration: Implementation Case Studies and Potential for Crediting Guidance Application

  SIWM17-17/4844 2018 
 
Finding and Adding Agricultural BMP Performance Studies to the Agricultural BMP Database

  STAR_N6R14/4857   2018
 
Recommended Operation and Maintenance Activity and Cost Reporting Parameters for Stormwater Best Management Practices Database

  SIWM22T17/4851  2018
 
User’s Guide for Integrated Stormwater and Wastewater Planning

  SIWM9R14  2018 
 
Agricultural Best Management Practices Database (AgBMPDB): Version 2.0 Data Summary 

Agricultural Best Management Practices Database (AgBMPDB): Version 2.0 Data Summary

  SIWM14T16
SIWM15T16 
 2017
 
International Stormwater BMP Database: 2016 Summary Statistics

  03-SW-1COh   2017
 
Stream Restoration BMP Database: Version 1.0 Summary Report

 Download U5R14  2017 

Drivers, Hindrances, Planning, and Benefits Quantification: Economic Pathways and Partners for Water Reuse and Stormwater Harvesting

     2017

Stream Restoration as a BMP: Crediting Guidance

 Download  WERF1T13  2016

Framework for a National Testing and Evaluation Program Based Upon the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) Initiative

   INFR2R14 2016 
 
User’s Guide to the WERF BMP Toolkit Framework Version 2.1

 Download SWC1R06F2T   2016

Using Graywater and Stormwater to Enhance Local Water Supplies: An Assessment of Risks, Costs, and Benefits 

   SIWM1C15  2016

Transforming our Cities: High Performance Green Infrastructure

 Download  INFR1R11  2014

User’s Guide to the WERF BMP Toolkit Framework Version 1.0

   SWC1R06F1T
2014

Linking BMP Systems Performance to Receiving Water Protection: BMP Performance Algorithms

 
SWC1R06bmp
2013

Flood Grouting for Infiltration Reduction on Private Side Sewers

 
INFR5R11
2013
 
Tools For Evaluating The Benefits Of Green Infrastructure for Urban Water Management: Informational Brief

Download   INFR5SG09b 2012 
 
21st Century Water Municipal Issues and Concerns

 Download  INFR5SG09a 2012
 
Development and Integration of LID and Green Infrastructure Technologies into Community Water Resource Management and Regulatory Programs 

   INFR5SG09  2012
Stormwater Non-Potable Beneficial Uses and Effects on Urban Infrastruture
INFR3SG09

2012


International Stormwater BMP Database: BMP Performance Analysis Compendium

 
03-SW-1COe1
2011

International Stormwater BMP Database: BMP Performance Analysis Research Digest

 
03-SW-1COeRD
2011
Research Digest: Infiltration vs. Surface Water Discharge: Guidance for Stormwater Managers
 
04-SW-3a

2010

Decentralized Stormwater Controls for Urban Retrofit & CSO Reduction (Phase 2)
03-SW-3a

2009

International Stormwater BMP Database (www.bmpdatabase.org)
 
03-SW-1CO

2009

Sustainable Stormwater Management: Infiltration vs. Surface Treatment Strategies
 
04-SW-3

2009

User's Guide to the BMP SELECT Model: Version 1.0.1
 
SW1RO6a

2009

Users' Guide to the BMP and LID Whole Life Cost Models: Version 2.0
 

SW2R08

2009

Flow Control and Water Quality Treatment Performance of a Residential Low Impact Development Pilot Project in Western Washington
 
04-DEC-11SG

2009

Hydrologic Bioretention Performance and Design Criteria for Cold Climates
 
04-DEC-13SG

2008

Developing a Protocol for Risk Assessment of Microorganisms in Separate Stormwater Systems
03-SW-2

2007

Bioassessment: A Tool for Managing Aquatic Life Uses for Urban Streams
01-WSM-3

 2007

Classification and Analysis of Stormwater-borne Solids
04-SW-4

 2007

Protocol for Studying Wet Weather Impacts and Urbanization Patterns
03-WSM-3

 2007

Quantifying Evaporation and Transpirational Water Losses from Greenroofs and Greenroof Media Capacity for Neutralizing Acid Rain
 
04-DEC-10SG

2007

Using Rainwater to Grow Livable Cities (website)
04-SW-1

 2007

Pennsylvania Standards for Residential Site Development
 
04-DEC-12SG

2007

Infiltration vs. Surface Water Discharge: Guidance for Stormwater Managers Phase 1
03-SW-4

2007

Decentralized SW Controls for Urban Retrofit & CSO Reduction (Phase 1)
03-SW-3

2006

Critical Assessment of Stormwater Treatment and Control Selection Issues
02-SW-1

2005

Performance and Whole Life Costs of BMPs and SUDS
 
01-CTS-21Ta

2005

Ongoing Research

 
Number

Expected Completion

 
Community-enabled Lifecycle Analysis of Stormwater Infrastructure Costs (CLASIC)
         
                                 
     2020