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December 9, 2016 -- The MTD Applications & Additional Information webpage has been updated with tables that link directly to the sizing information submitted to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) within the manufactured treatment device (MTD) application.

December 9, 2016 -- Written comments and suggestions are being accepted by DEQ on the attached draft report:

Application of the Postdevelopment Stormwater
Management Technical Criteria, as Established in the
Virginia Stormwater Management Program
Regulations, in Areas with a Seasonal High
Groundwater Table

Please submit comments to Robert Cooper (Robert.Cooper@DEQ.Virginia.gov) and Ben Leach (Benjamin.Leach@DEQ.Virginia.gov) by December 16, 2016.

September 12, 2016 – Written comments and suggestions are being accepted by DEQ regarding the use of BMPs in areas with a seasonal high groundwater table.  Please submit questions and ideas to DEQ's Robert Cooper (Robert.Cooper@DEQ.Virginia.gov) and Ben Leach (Benjamin.Leach@DEQ.Virginia.gov) by September 30, 2016

For informational purposes only: Slides from the presentation entitled "Groundwater Mounding at Infiltration Facilities" as given by Carl Benson with the Virginia Department of Transportation during the August 29, 2016 public meeting.  This meeting focused on the evaluation of existing design specifications for BMPs in areas with a seasonal high groundwater table.

June 28, 2016 – Slides from the presentation entitled "Update on the WEF Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) Initiative" as given by Chris French with the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for the June 23, 2016 meeting of stakeholders of the Virginia Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse (for informational purposes only).

June 27, 2016 – Virginia Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse website update: Additions have been made to the Proprietary BMPs webpage and the MTD Applications & Additional Information webpage.

May 3, 2016 – Virginia Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse website update: Changes were made to the Virginia Runoff Reduction Method webpage. Updated information was posted: Guidance Memo No. 16-2001 (PDF) and VRRM New and ReDevelopment Spreadsheets (Excel files).

November 30, 2015 – Virginia Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse website update: An addition was made to the Proprietary BMPs webpage and MTD Applications & Additional Information webpage.

July 29, 2015 – Slides for presentation entitled "MTD Sizing Issues" as given by Robert Cooper, P.E. at the Virginia Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse Committee meeting (for informational purposes only).