Visual Inspection of Stormwater Treatment Practices
Assessment of a stormwater treatment practice can be accomplished by visual inspection, testing, or monitoring. The least complex method of assessment is visual inspection, which involves a site visit, inspecting the practice for any evidence of malfunction, and documenting site conditions and results. This chapter presents and discusses key visual indicators of malfunction, such as evidence of erosion, undesired water in the practice, soil and vegetation conditions, and various other indicators.
KeywordsStanding Water Runoff Event Terrestrial Vegetation Stormwater Runoff Preferential Flow Path
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