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City of Victoria Rainwater Management Standards, Professional Edition. 2015

The City of Victoria produced this document as a planning and design tool to assist professionals with on-site stormwater management. 

The document provides guidance on selecting appropriate rainwater management methods for a site, and walks through the steps for design, sizing and construction of cisterns, rain gardens, bioswales, infiltration chambers, permeable paving and green roofs.

It allows for variations by Qualified Professionals or Designers, and also includes general maintenance guidance for rainwater management, installation checklists, cistern screening guidelines, and percolation test procedure.

fyi the City of Victoria recives approximately 660mm of rain annually.

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