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BMP ID: 507
Title: Accommodate a 10-year flood with culverts
Text: Drainage and Drainage Structures: Surface Drainage: "Culverts should accommodate a 10-year flood without development of a static head and avoid serious velocity damage from a 25-year flood."
Source Publication Name: Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Develoment (aka The Gold Book)
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 31
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: BLM - Wyoming State Office
5353 Yellowstone Road
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82003  United States
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Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Land Surface Disturbance
Location: General / Federal
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Date Entered: 2009-02-04 13:28 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-05-25 12:57 UTC