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Stormwater Management Act (Pennsylvania)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Low-Income Residential
Multi-Family Residential
Municipal/Public Utility
Residential
Rural Electric Cooperative
State/Provincial Govt
Transportation
Utility
Savings Category 
Photovoltaics
Program Info
State 
Pennsylvania
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

The policy and purpose of this act is to encourage planning and management of storm water runoff in each watershed consistent with sound water and land use practices.

The act authorizes a comprehensive program of storm water management designated to preserve and restore the flood carrying capacity of Commonwealth streams. The Department of Environmental Protection is charged with the protection and conservation of ground waters and ground-water recharge areas.

The act also encourages local administration and management of storm water.