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Philadelphia Water Department GSI Maintenance Manual

Version 2 of this Maintenance Manual (2016) describes the Philadelphia Water Department’s GSI maintenance program for surface and subsurface features. The manual presents standard operating procedures, equipment, and materials for maintenance professionals and operators to execute specific tasks for routine maintenance of Philadelphia Water GSI.

Version 1: The Green Infrastructure Maintenance Manuel (2014) describes the operation and maintenance of the full range of types of green stormwater infrastructure projects that have been, and that are proposed to be, implemented by the City as part of the CSO Program, and is designed to be used by City agencies and anyone else who has responsibility for performing maintenance of green stormwater infrastructure. The ongoing operation and maintenance of BMPs is important to the long-term success of Green City, Clean Waters.

GSI As-Built Survey & Drafting Manual

This Survey & Drafting Manual describes procedures for collecting and drafting as-built survey data for Philadelphia Water Department GSI projects. As-built data is used to verify that SMPs will perform as designed and is relied upon during routine and special maintenance. The manual presents detailed instructions for construction contractors on the collection and presentation of survey data in a manner that can be integrated smoothly into PWD’s existing records. The manual is considered an extension of the project specifications, by reference.