Collecting precipitation and routing it to areas that will not create a nuisance for an owner's or manager's facility, neighboring properties, or the environment.
refers to functions associated with planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, financing, and regulating the man-made facilities and natural features which collect, store, control, and/or convey STORM WATER.
Engineering practices that are incorporated into the design of a development in order to mitigate or abate adverse water quantity and water quality impacts resulting from development. Stormwater management systems are designed to slow down or retain runoff to re create, as nearly as possible, the pre development flow conditions.