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Berks County Departments
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Act 167 Stormwater Planning
Berks County Planning Commission
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BCPC 2013 Annual Report
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Meeting Schedule, Agendas, and Minutes
2010 Census Data
New Housing Unit Information
Request GIS Data
Historic Resources Map
Joint Comprehensive Planning Program
Joint Zoning Program
Antietam Lake Park Master Plan
Greenway, Park & Recreation Plan
Reading Area Transportation Study
Project Planning and Programming
FFY2011-2035 Long Range Transportation Plan
FFY 2013-2016 Trans. Impr. Prog. & Air Qual. Conformity Analysis
Congestion Management Process
Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning
Human Service Transportation Coordination Plan
Regional Operations Plan
Public Participation Plan
Annual Lists of Federally Obligated Projects
MS4 Educational Materials
Below are links to some MS4 materials available on our site. Also, many more materials (including those shown below) are available at
PA DEP's site
and the Schuylkill Action Network site
DEP's Model Stormwater Management Ordinance
(MS Word document): Self-explanatory.
When it Rains, it Drains pamphlet
: Brochure targeted at the general public that gives an overview of storm water, why it is a problem, and how members of the community can help.
When it Rains, it Drains pamphlet (en Espanol):
Above Brochure translated into Spanish.
MS4 Education & Outreach PowerPoint Presentation
: Presentation aimed at the general public about storm water. Also for use at meetings or posting on their web sites.
Field Screening Program Data Collection Form
: Form for compiling and documenting field screening results.
Illicit Discharge Inspection Summary Report Form
: Form for compiling summary report of illicit discharge field screening information.
Citizen Feedback Illicit Discharge Reporting Form
: Citizen/employee storm water feedback/complaint log-in & response form.
Developer Fact Sheet
: Construction fact sheet targeted at developers.
BCPWA MS4 Training PowerPoint Presentation
: April 8, 2004 presentation aimed at municipal employees about storm water.
Updated BCPWA MS4 Training PowerPoint Presentation:
: Notice of pollution found in the area.
Only Rain in the Drain:
Poster promoting proper vehicle maintenance procedures.
: Crossword puzzle on a place mat.
Art to be used for stickers; great for kids!
Paving Our Way:
Paving our Way to Water Shortages.
Guide to Auto Recycling and Operators
Maintaining Your Stormwater Basin (OPM)
Water Efficient Landscaping:
Using our resources wisely.
Native Plant Landscaping
A homeowners guide to rain gardens.
Green Guide for Property Management
5 Easy Steps to Make a Rain Barrel
Rain Gardens Have Many Benefits
Rain Garden Guide
School Learning tools, by grade:
Splish and Splash (A Tale of Two Raindrops)
K-3 Activity Book
K-3 Water Cycle
4-8 Word Scramble
4-8 Water Purification
4-8 Non-Point Pollution
4-8 Plants and Water Purification
4-8 Fun Facts Matching Game
Keeping Your Streams and Lakes Healthy
Golf Course BMP Manual
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