Stormwater Resources

Stormwater Management Manual for Eastern Washington
Eastern Washington Stormwater Group
Standards and Specifications

We make every effort to keep the information on this site current. However, always check with City Public Works staff before you start a project to ensure you are using the most current standards & specifications.

Design Standards - 2018 Edition
Section E – Erosion/Sedimentation Control
Section F – Storm & Surface Water Drainage

Standard Construction Specifications - 2018 Edition

In addition to the above documents, Pullman has adopted the Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction produced by WA State Dept. of Transportation. The most current version can be viewed at WSDOT’s website.

All new construction over an acre in size (or parcels that are smaller but are a part of a larger development) falls under the WA Dept. of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater General Permit and must have a SWPPP developed and regular CESCL inspections.  A guide to meeting the requirements of the General Permit.

Washington State Stormwater Center
Best Management Practices (BMPs)
City of Pullman Erosion & Sediment Control Best Management Practices handout
Construction Stormwater General Permit – WA Dept. of Ecology
Current Versions of WSDOT Manuals can be found at this site including the Highway Runoff Manual (pub # M31-16) which provides guidance for planning and designing stormwater BMPs.
International Stormwater BMP Database
BMPs for Storm and Surface Water Management - MRSC of Washington
Rainwater Collection in Washington State - WA Department of Ecology
Report a Problem

To report a spill and/or suspected discharge of pollution to the stormwater system, please call (509) 338-3220. You may also call this number if you would like to report a water drainage problem or other maintenance issue.

For emergencies, or if you suspect a hazardous material, please dial 911.