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Publications



Rhode Island Stormwater Solutions is getting a new look in 2013!

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RI NEMO Publications

Note that PDFs are available for all publications listed below. To order a hardcopy of any of these publications, please check for a link to an order form. If there is no order form for that publication, or if you have any questions, contact: Lisa Philo at 874-5687 or lphilo@uri.edu.

Drinking Water

Soils and Groundwater

Stormwater

Wastewater Management

Watershed Assessments/MANAGE Method


 

 

 

 

 

Stormwater

A Review of National Stormwater Outreach Efforts (PowerPoint Presentation) 1186 KB, PDF
RI NEMO Review of National Stormwater/NPS Outreach Efforts 145 KB, PDF

To view all resources related to stormwater, please visit: http://www.ristormwatersolutions.org/SW_resourcesdetail.html

 

 

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Stormwater Training Manuals (Training the Trainer Workshops)

Stormwater System Maintenance, Trainer's Guide, A 4-Part Workshop Series

Electronic Documents

Order form for hard copies and CDs

Preventing Storm Water Pollution at Your Public Works Facility, Trainer's Guide, A 5-Part Workshop Series

Electronic Documents

Order form for hard copies and CDs

 

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Porous Pavements

Permeable Pavement: What's It Doing On My Street? 3996 KB, PDF

The University of Rhode Island's Permeable Parking Lots

Updated Feb. 2008

4340 KB, PDF

Porous Pavement and Groundwater Quality Technical Bulletin 503 KB, PDF
The University of Rhode Island's Porous Asphalt Parking Lots (PowerPoint Presentation) 2283 KB, PDF

 

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Rain Garden

Rain Gardens: A Design Guide for Homeowners in Rhode Island (Draft)

1,022 KB, PDF

Rain Garden Service Project Manual for Students

2,799 KB, PDF

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Wastewater Management

To order any or all of the manuals in the Wastewater Series or the Chepachet Report shown below, please use this order form, which should be printed and mailed to us.

Choosing a Wastewater Treatment System (Part One of a Series About Onsite Wastewater Treatment Alternatives) 8521 KB, PDF
Alternative Wastewater Treatment for Individual Lots (Part Two of a Series About Onsite Wastewater Treatment Alternatives) 12645 KB, PDF
A Creative Combination: Merging Alternative Wastewater Treatment with Smart Growth (Part Three of a Series About Onsite Wastewater Treatment Alternatives) 59705 KB, PDF
Chepachet Village Decentralized Wastewater Demonstration Project: The Report 1.42 MB, PDF
Appendix A: Summary of Alternative Onsite Wastewater Demonstration Systems Treatment Performance and Operation and Maintenance Needs, Chepachet Village, Gloucester, RI 143 KB, PDF
Appendix B: Map Analysis of Chepachet Village Pollution Risks and Wastewater Treatment Options

Nutrient Loading Summary, 77KB, PDF

MANAGE Summary Indicators, 24 KB, PDF

MANAGE Nutrient Loading and Hydrologic Assumptions, 77 KB, PDF

Chepachet Village Pollution Risk Indicator, 513 KB, PDF

RI HEALTH Public Water Supply Database 1993-2004, 33 KB, PDF

Chepachet Village Parcel Analysis Summary Tables, 63 KB, PDF

Drainfield Options for 3-Bedroom Houses, 238 KB, PDF

Chepachet Village-Local Options for Wastewater Management, 37 KB, PDF

Appendix C: Summary of URI Home*A*Syst Education Efforts 277 KB, PDF

What to Expect During a First Maintenance Inspection

1912 KB, PDF

If you are interested in the original file that can be customized to your town, please contact Lisa Philo at lphilo@uri.edu or at 401.874.5687.

What to Expect During a Routine Maintenance Inspection

2074 KB, PDF

If you are interested in the original file that can be customized to your town, please contact Lisa Philo at lphilo@uri.edu or at 401.874.5687.

What to Expect During a Septic Tank Pump-out

1569 KB, PDF

If you are interested in the original file that can be customized to your town, please contact Lisa Philo at lphilo@uri.edu or at 401.874.5687.

What You Can Do to Extend the Life of Your System

1341 KB, PDF

If you are interested in the original file that can be customized to your town, please contact Lisa Philo at lphilo@uri.edu or at 401.874.5687.

Recommended Upgrades for Your Septic Tank

1927 KB, PDF

If you are interested in the original file that can be customized to your town, please contact Lisa Philo at lphilo@uri.edu or at 401.874.5687.

Creative Community Design and Wastewater Mangement

5.67 MB, PDF

If you are interested in the original file that can be customized to your town, please contact Lisa Philo at lphilo@uri.edu or at 401.874.5687.

Wastewater Planning Handbook 5.99 MB, PDF
What Affects Homeowner Satisfaction With Advanced Treatment Systems 352 KB, PDF
What's In Your Backyard? 155KB, PDF
Additives And Your Onsite Wastewater Treatment System

97 KB, PDF

If you are interested in the original file that can be customized to your town, please contact Lisa Philo at lphilo@uri.edu or at 401.874.5687.

Do You Really Need A Maintenance Contract?

106 KB, PDF

If you are interested in the original file that can be customized to your town, please contact Lisa Philo at lphilo@uri.edu or at 401.874.5687.

 

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Drinking Water

Source Water Assessments

Full reports and summary fact sheets are available for towns throughout Rhode Island. For links to these documents, visit the Assessments portion of our Drinking Water Protection Resource Center.

 

 

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Soils and Groundwater

A Guide to Monitoring the Depth and Duration of the Seasonal High Water Table in Rhode Island, DRAFT, August 5th, 2008

Manual, 6,867 KB, PDF

Water table precipitation model, 15,700 KB, Excel spreadsheet

Sample precipitation data 4.8 KB, Excel spreadsheet

Standards and Procedures for Site Specific Soil Mapping in Rhode Island

1405 KB, PDF

To order the manual, please use this order form, which should be printed and mailed to us.

 

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Mapping and Watershed Assessments

Source Water Assessments

Full reports and summary fact sheets are available for towns throughout Rhode Island. For links to these documents, visit the Assessments portion of our Drinking Water Protection Resource Center.

 

Chepachet Village Decentralized Wastewater Demonstration Project: The Report

For links to appendicies, please scroll up to where this is listed in the wastewater publications section of this page.

1.42 MB, PDF
Wickford Harbor-A Threatened Resource (fact sheet) 3535 KB, PDF

Wickford Harbor Watershed Assessment (technical report)

1001 KB, PDF
 

Wickford Harbor Watershed Assessment Appendicies

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

 

130 KB, PDF

11 KB, PDF

82 KB, PDF

92 KB, PDF

Screening Level Assessment of Alternative Development

Appendix: Assumptions for Current and Future ISDS's in Study Areas

2599 KB, PDF

4771 KB, PDF

Small Town Science: Constraints and Successes in Ecosystem Management. Proceedings of Emerging Issues Along Urban/Rural Interfaces II: Linking Land Use, Science, and Society. D.N. Laband (ed.) . Atlanta, GA. April 2007.

308 KB, PDF

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Technical Documentation (models and tools)

   

  MANAGE Technical Documentation This PDF file contains documentation of the MANAGE method including an outline of the MANAGE aml and documentation of all reference factors utilized in the MANAGE method.
  SubLoad Technical documentation for the SubLoad Model is contained within this PDF document.

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