Removal of Pathogens in Stormwater
North Carolina Cooperative Extension , E09-51807 , 2008

Hathaway, J.M., Hunt, W.F.

Controlling pathogens in runoff presents a growing challenge for stormwater managers and designers. This fact sheet provides an overview of pathogens: what they are, how they affect people, and how they are regulated; describes their association with stormwater runoff; and investigates stormwater management practices that may limit pathogen presence in surface waters.