Rogue Valley Stormwater Design Manual

Rogue Valley Stormwater Design Manual (RVSWDM) 

The RVSWDM applies to the cities of Central Point, Medford, Phoenix, Talent and urbanized unincorporated Jackson County. Projects that will develop or redevelop more than 2,500 square feet of impervious surfaces (buildings, roads, parking lots, etc.) on a site must manage stormwater runoff in compliance with the Rogue Valley Stormwater Quality Design Manual (RVSWDM) found below.

RVSS Stormwater Quality Incentive Policy

Stormwater Plan Submittal Requirements


Rogue Valley Stormwater Quality Design Manual amended January 2020, effective February 1st, 2020

Rogue Valley Stormwater Quality Design Manual revised July 2018

Appendix A - Plant Specifications
                    Plant Material Source List
Appendix B - Infiltration Testing Methodology
                    Falling Head Test Report Form
Appendix C - Santa Barbara Urban Hydrograph Spreadsheet Example
                    Santa Barbara Urban Hydrograph example spreadsheet for download (updated 9/29/17)
                    **Storage volumes previously calculated in this spreadsheet may not be used for
                    detention design, refer to section 3.3 of the Rogue Valley Stormwater Design Manual.**

Appendix D - NRCS Method details and Curve Numbers
                    NRCS Method: Time of Concentration Calculation and Table of Runoff Curve Numbers
                    Medford IDF Curves
Appendix E - Standard Drawings Index
                    PDF Standard Drawings
                    DWG Standard Drawings
                    General Notes for Vegetated BMPs (pdf)       These notes must accompany all standard  
                    General Notes for Vegetated BMPs (dwg)      drawings in BMP series 3- 8.   
                    General Notes for Pervious Surfacing (pdf)    These notes must accompany all standard drawings
                    General Notes for Pervious Surfacing (dwg)   in BMP series 2.  
Appendix F - RVSS Stormwater Credits
Appendix G - SWAT Pre-Approved Proprietary SW Treatment Technologies 
Appendix H - Stormwater Operation and Maintenance Plan Templates 
                    O&M Manual Template (word)
                    O&M Manual Template (fillable pdf)
                    Section B: RVSS Declaration of Covenants (formerly the SW O&M Agreement)
                                    Medford Declaration of Covenants
                    Section C: Medford Subdivision O&M Agreement
                    Section F: SW Facility Inspection and Maintenance Worksheets
                    Section H: Hazardous Material Spill Fact Sheet                                   
Appendix I -  Stormwater Quality Structure Easements
                    RVSS Stormwater Quality Structure Easement (Updated 4/19/12)
Appendix J - Bear Creek and Rogue River TMDL Documents



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