Relevant Permits:

City of Oklahoma City MS4 Permit

City of Tulsa MS4 Permit

Phase II Small MS4 Permit (OKR04)

Industrial Permit (OKR05)

Construction General Permit (OKR10)

Oklahoma-based LID Resources:

Fact Sheets:

Understanding Stormwater Runoff and Low Impact Development (LID), OSU Fact Sheet, Vogel et al.

Bioretention Cell Design Guidance for Oklahoma

Minimizing Stormwater Runoff by Disconnecting Residential Downspouts, OSU Fact Sheet, Ruiz et al.

Sustainable Landscapes: Designing a Rain Garden for Residential Property, OSU Fact Sheet, Luo et al.

Oklahoma Plant Database


A Guide to Low Impact Development, City of Tulsa

Rain Gardens, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality

Rain Barrels and Cisterns, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality


A Guide to Saving Water in the Home Landscape, OSU Fact Sheet, Gotcher et al.

City of Broken Arrow Living Green Program, Low Impact Development Recommended Practices for Certification Manual


Save Our Streams: Low Impact Development

Bioretention and Rain Garden Demonstration Project

Rain Garden Part 1: Layout and Site Preparation

Rain Garden Part 2: Earthwork

Rain Garden Part 3: Planting

Large Scale Rainwater Harvesting

Building a Sand Cistern (6 part video)

Constructing a Rain Barrel, Part I ,  Part II

Pervious Concrete

Benefits of Wetlands

Green Roofs in Oklahoma

Low Impact Development in the Tulsa Area

Pervious Paving Demonstration

The Evolution of LID Research: Validation, Optimization, Implementation

The LID Rain-gers Save the Day!

Tulsa Pervious Concrete Demonstration

Contaminated Water in Your Neighborhood

Other Websites: Green Country Stormwater Alliance

Central Oklahoma Stormwater Alliance

City of Edmond LID website

City of Tulsa LID website

Journal Articles:

Kandel, S., J.R. Vogel, C. Penn, and G.O. Brown. 2017. Phosphorus Retention by Fly Ash Amended Filter Media in Aged Bioretention Cells. Water, 9(10):746. (pdf)

Moore, T.L, C.M. Rodak, and J.R. Vogel. 2017. Urban Stormwater Characterization, Control, and Treatment: 2016 Year in Review. Water Environment Research, 88(10):1918-1950. (invited review)

Youngblood, S., J.R. Vogel, G.O. Brown, D.E. Storm, A.J. McLemore, and S. Kandel. 2017. Field Studies of Microbial Removal from Stormwater by Bioretention Cells with Fly-Ash Amendment. Water, 9(7):526. (pdf)

Coffman, R.R., D. Graves, J.R. Vogel, and G.O. Brown. 2015. Vegetation in Dryland Bioretention Systems. Landscape Research Record, 4:58-71.

Vogel, J.R., and T.L. Moore. 2016. Urban Stormwater Characterization, Control, and Treatment: 2015 Year in Review. Water Environment Research, 88(10):1918-1950. (invited review) (pdf)

Vogel, J.R., T.L. Moore, R.R. Coffman, S.N. Rodie, S.L. Hutchinson, K.R. McDonough, A.J. McLemore, and J.T. McMaine. 2015. Critical Review of Technical Questions Facing Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure: A Perspective from the Great Plains. Water Environment Research, 87(9):849-862. (invited critical review) (abstract)

Martin-Miklea, C.J., K.M. de Beurs, J.P. Julian, P.M. Mayer. 2015. Identifying priority sites for low impact development (LID) in a mixed-use watershed (pdf)