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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Best Management Practices for Delaware Boat Maintenance Facilities [PDF]
Abstract: This thorough guidebook presents a listing and description of Best Management Practices for marina materials and operations, a checklist, and diagrams on how to install the infrastructure needed for several of the BMPs.
Source: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Best Management Practices for Marinas
Abstract: This document suggests best management practices (BMPs) that recreational boating facilities can use to abate nonpoint sources of pollution. Includes educational measures in each subsection.
Source: Sea Grant Rhode Island
Best Management Practices for Oregon Marinas [PDF]
Abstract: Well-organized BMP Manual for marinas. Divides operations and materials into easily read sections such as vessel maintenance and repair, solid waste handling, and stormwater runoff management.
Source: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Clean Texas Marina Guidebook [PDF]
Abstract: This guidebook presents best management practices for new or existing marinas. It covers issues such as siting and design, vessel maintenance and repair, and stormwater and petroleum management.
Source: Texas Sea Grant College Program
Environment Canada Pollution Prevention Fact Sheets
Abstract: Series of fact sheets focusing on pollution prevention with several pertaining exclusively to marina activities.
Source: Environment Canada
Georgia Strait Alliance Green Boating Program
Abstract: Within this website is a 16-page Green Boating Guide, covering multiple topics pertaining to Best Management Practices for boat maintenance.
Source: Georgia Strait Alliance
Managing Marina Waste
Abstract: This fact sheet presents the best methods for pollution prevention in marina operations and wastes.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Maryland's Clean Marina Initiative
Abstract: The Maryland Clean Marina Initiative website contains the Maryland Clean Marina Guidebook which provides an overview of actions that marina industry professionals can take to protect the air and water quality.
Source: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Monmouth Coastal Watershed Partnership
Abstract: This website provides the user with many links, some leading to a guidebook and others to tip sheets and additional sites with information on laws and regulations pertaining to marinas and pollution prevention.
Source: Monmouth Coastal Watersheds Partnership
National Management Measures to Control Nonpoint Source Pollution from Marinas and Recreational Boating
Abstract: From this website, you can order this technical guidance and reference document, containing information on the best available, economically achievable means of reducing pollution on surface water runoff from marinas and recreational boating.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Water
New Hampshire Marina Project
Abstract: Website contains ordering information for obtaining the actual BMP guide for NH Marinas. Guide includes BMPs for a extensive variety of marina operations and appendices include: vendors of marine systems and products, a BMP checklist, and helpful links.
Source: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Stormwater Runoff Best Management Practices For Marinas: A Guide for Operators
Abstract: This guide suggests why stormwater runoff management is important at marinas and they types of things facility owners can do to address this potential problem.
Source: Sea Grant Northeast
The Mid-Atlantic States: Storm Water Pollution Prevention
Abstract: This helpful site discusess all aspects of storm water pollution prevention with regards to marinas and boat yards. Lists all pollutants and their source as they relate to boat maintenance and repair and provides sample storm water pollution prevention plans for marinas.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency - Region 3
Virginia Clean Marina Program Guidebook [PDF]
Abstract: Describes best management practices for Virginia marinas.
Source: Virginia Clean Marina Program