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Manual for Urban Stormwater Management Manual

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The Manual

This manual has forty-eight chapters and is divided into eleven parts is given in appendix 1 (Table of Contents). The first three parts contain background information on environmental process and stormwater management, administration aspects and planning processes. The remaining parts contain detailed information on hydrology and hydraulics, runoff quantity control and conveyance, post construction and construction runoff water quality controls and special stormwater applications.

Table of Content

Part A : Introduction  
Part F : Runoff Conveyance  

Roof and Property Drainage
Stormwater Inlets
Pipe Drains
Open Drains
Engineered Waterways
Hydraulic Structures


Part G : Post Construction Runoff Quality Controls
Stormwater Quality Monitoring
Oil Separators
Gross Pollutant Traps
Constructed Ponds and Wetlands
Community Education
Part H : Construction Runoff Quality Controls

Actions to Control Erosion and Sediment
Erosion and Sediment Control Measures
Contractor Activity Control Measures
Erosion and Sediment Control Plans


Part I : Special Applications
Riparian Vegetation and Watercourse Management
Subsoil Drainage
Pumped Drainage
Lowland, Tidal & Small Island Drainage
Hillside Drainage
Wet Weather Wastewater Overflows
Malaysian Perspective
Environment Processes
Stormwater Management
Part B : Administration  
Design Acceptance Criteria
Institutional and Legal Framework
Authority Requirement and Documentation
Part C : Planning  
Planning Framework
Strategy Planning
Master Planning
Choice of Stormwater Options
Part D : Hydrology and Hydraulics  
Hydrologic Design Concepts
Hydraulic Fundamentals
Design Rainfall
Flow Estimation and Routing
Pollutant Estimation, Transport and Retention
Stormwater System Design
Computer Models and Softwares
Part E : Runoff Quantity Control  

Principles of Quantity Control
On-site Detention
Community and Regional Detention
On-site and Community Retention
Regional Retention


** This Manual can be purchased at Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad, Jalan Chan Sow Lin, 50554 Kuala Lumpur