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Research Report 260 Integrated stormwater management guidelines for the New Zealand roading network

Published: | Category: Environmental impacts of land transport , Research programme , Research & reports | Audience: General

These guidelines for integrated stormwater management provide guidance on a range of issues relating to the management of stormwater run-off from state highways and local roads in New Zealand, including:

  • the legal framework within which stormwater management takes place
  • the management framework (agency responsibilities and management tools)
  • the gaining of resource consents for stormwater management activities
  • environmental effects and mitigation measures
  • best practice engineering methods.

Keywords: compliance, design, drainage, environment, erosion, flooding, hydrology, legislation, maintenance, management, mitigation, monitoring, New Zealand, resource consents, Resource Management Act, run-off, sedimentation, stormwater

Publication details

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  • Published: 2004
  • Reference: 260
  • ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 0-478-25372-9 ISSN 1174-0574