Documents and Information

Stormwater Design Manual

The Stormwater Design Manual is compatible with the Minimum Design Criteria (MDC) that are codified in the stormwater rules, which went into effect on Jan. 1, 2017.  The Stormwater Program will periodically update the Manual to provide better guidance on meeting the stormwater rules. 

Low Impact Development (LID) Guide

This guidebook is to provide technical and policy guidance to local and county government staff, building professionals, and consultants on low impact development principles and practices.

Phase II SCM Locations Map

This map shows the locations of SCM's in the Town of Black Mountain. 


Adopt-A-Stream is a flexible program that allows teams to contribute to a healthier watershed on their schedule. Each Adopt-A-Stream team is assigned a specific stretch of stream or river which they are responsible for cleaning at least 3 times per year.

Stormwater Management Brochure