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City of Colorado Springs / Stormwater / Stormwater Management Assessment / Draft Drainage Criteria Manual

Draft Drainage Criteria Manual

Draft chapters of the new manual were distributed over the last several months and reviewed by many interested parties.  After receiving about 500 review comments a meeting was held on November 30, 2012 to review the comments and discuss the initial responses of the project team.  Since November, the project team has thoroughly reviewed all of the comments and made the appropriate changes to the draft documents.

 A draft version of the new manual containing the revised chapters for Volumes 1 and 2, are being distributed for further review and comment.  It is requested that review comments be provided using an EXCEL spreadsheet or WORD table that includes the reviewers name and organization, the chapter and section numbers where the subject of the comment is located and the specific review comment.  It is most helpful if comments include specific recommendations for how to resolve the issue of concern. Review comments will be incorporated into the draft manual or an explanation will be provided if a comment does not require changes.  A summary of the review comments and responses will be provided to all reviewers.

 Please direct any comments to Project Manager, Dan Bare at dbare@springsgov.com or 719-385-5037.

 Review Schedule

 In addition to review by individuals, the proposed manual will be presented at public meetings and to the City/County Drainage Board as follows:

                    8:30-9:30 AM, February 14th -Planning Commission, City Admin. Bldg, Room 102

                    8:30-9:30 AM February 28th - HBA Land Use Committee, HBA Offices,

                    1:00-3:00 PM, March 7th - City/County Drainage Board Workshop at City Hall, Academy Room

                    3:00-5:00 PM, April 4th - City/County Drainage Board Regular Meeting at City Hall, Council Chambers

Additional meetings may be scheduled if requested.  After the community review process is completed, a resolution will be submitted to City Council for adoption of the manual.  A schedule has not yet been set for the City Council meetings.

Documents for Review (Last Update 1/28/13)

The following documents are available for review and comment.  Please provide comments by March 5th. There are two files for each chapter.  The first file includes the final chapter content including revisions and the second file is a MARKUP version that shows revisions that were made to the draft chapter.  It was not possible to track all of the changes made to the draft chapters so some revisions may not be shown in the MARKUP version.  Clicking on the chapter title with the left mouse button will open the PDF document.  By clicking on the chapter title with the right mouse button and selecting "Save Target As..." you can download the files to your computer. To view a summary of the chapter revisions, click on this link: Chapter Revision Summary 2/28/13

 

                                                                     DCM Volume 1

To view the full version of the Drainage Criteria Manual, use the following zip files:

 

DCM Volume I Full Manual
DCM Volume I Full Manual MARKUP

 

Chapter Version Date Distribution Date
DCM1 Title-Volume Table of Contents 1/28/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Preface 1/24/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 1 - General Provisions 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 1 - General Provisions MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 2 – Drainage Principles 1/26/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 2 – Drainage Principles MARKUP 1/26/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 3 – Drainage Policies 1/28/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 3 – Drainage Policies MARKUP 1/28/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 4 - Submittals Draft  1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 4 - Submittals Draft MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 5 - Floodplain Draft 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 5 - Floodplain Draft MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 6 - Hydrology Draft 1/28/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 6 - Hydrology Draft MARKUP 1/28/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 7-Street Drainage 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 7-Street Drainage MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 8 - Inlets Draft 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 8 – Inlets MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 9 - Storm Sewers 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 9 - Storm Sewers MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 10 - Conduit Outlet 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 10 - Conduit Outlet MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 11 - Culverts &  Bridges 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 11 - Culverts & Bridges MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 12 - Open Channels Draft 1/29/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 12 - Open Channels Draft MARKUP 1/29/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 13 - Storage Draft 1/29/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 13 - Storage Draft MARKUP 1/29/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 14 - Revegetation Draft 1/25/2013 1/30/2013
DCM1 Chap 14 - Revegetation Draft MARKUP 1/25/2013 1/30/2013

 

                                                   DCM Volume 2    

   

DCM Volume 2 Full Manual
DCM Volume 2 Draft Manual Markup
DCM Volume 2 Draft Manual Review Comments

 

 

Chapter Version Date Distribution Date
DCM2 - Table of Contents 3/18/2013 3/18/2013
DCM2 - Abbreviations and Definitions 3/18/2013 3/18/2013
DCM2 Chap 1 Stormwater Mgmt and Planning 3/18/2013  3/18/2013
DCM2 Chap 2 - BMP Selection  3/18/2013  3/18/2013
DCM2 Chap 3 - Calculating the WQCV and Volume Reduction  3/18/2013  3/18/2013
DCM2 Chap 4 - Treatment BMPs  3/18/2013  3/18/2013
DCM2 Chap 5 - Source Control BMPs  3/18/2013  3/18/2013
DCM2 Chap 6 - BMP Maintenance  3/18/2013  3/18/2013
DCM2 Chap 7 - Construction BMPs  3/18/2013 3/18/2013 

 

 NOTE: The new manuals are being adopted with reference to Volumes 1, 2 and 3 of the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District Urban Storm Drainage Criteria Manuals.  The UDFCD manuals can be downloaded here: UDFCD Drainage Criteria Manuals.  The new manuals include modifications that apply to our local standards, but the UDFCD manuals will be used to provide detailed design guidance and documentation not included in the new manuals. The UDFCD spreadsheets are located here: http://www.udfcd.org/downloads/down_software.htm

 

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