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BMP ID: 4296
Title: Bury culvert bottoms into streambeds at certain heights at the outlet and the inlet
Text: "Developed or Designed Roads: Methods for designing road crossings: Design criteria specific to the Active Channel Design Option include: Embedment - the bottom of the culvert shall be buried into the streambed not less than 20 percent of the culvert height at the outlet and not more than 40 percent of the culvert height at the inlet. Embedment does not apply to bottomless culverts."
Source Publication Name: Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Field Final Environmental Impact Statement
Citation Section: Appendix J: Best Management Practices for Reducing Non-Point Source Pollution
Citation Page: J-12
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Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field: Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Field (GREATER GREEN RIVER)
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: David Simons
BLM - Wyoming State Office
5353 Yellowstone Road
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82003  United States
Phone:(307) 328-4328     Alt. Phone:
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Categories: Water Quantity and Rights
Land Surface Disturbance
Location: Wyoming
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Date Entered: 2009-03-23 12:36 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-05-01 15:30 UTC