NCSU Stormwater Publications
NCSU-BAE Assisted Design Chapters of NCDENR Stormwater BMP Manual
Dr. Hunt and his colleagues assist North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) personnel with the crafting of the state's Stormwater BMP Design Manual. For the entire manual, please click here. Here are the specific links to chapters that have been heavily influenced by NCSU-BAE personnel:

Bioretention (Chapter 12, effective date: July 24, 2009)
Level Spreaders and Filter Strips (Chapter 8, effective date: March 9, 2010)
Permeable Pavement (Chapter 18, effective date: December 1, 2012)
Rainwater Harvesting Supplement (part of Chapter 19, effective date: September 22, 2008)
Stormwater Wetlands (Chapter 9, effective date: July 10, 2009)
Extension Fact Sheets & Design Bulletins
Urban Waterways Series (Stormwater BMP Design Bulletins)
         coming soon:
                                        SCM Sizing Metrics
                                        Forebay Guidance                                       
Other Guidebooks and Factsheets
Referreed Journal Articles
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Bacteria and Stormwater (12)
Hathaway, J.M., D. McCarthy, and W.F. Hunt. 2014. Residual Indicator Bacteria in Autosampler Tubing: A Field and Laboratory Assessment. Water Science and Technology, 69(5): 1120-1126.


Price, W.D., M.R. Burchell, W.F. Hunt, G.M. Chescheir. 2013. Long-term Study of Dune Infiltration Systems to Treat Coastal Stormwater Runoff for Fecal Bacteria. Ecological Engineering. 52(1), 1-11.

McCarthy, D., J.M. Hathaway, W.F. Hunt, A. Deletic. 2012. Intra-event Variability of E. coli and Total Suspended Solids in Urban Stormwater Runoff. Water Research. 46(1): 6661-6670.

Hathaway, J.M. and W.F. Hunt. 2012. Indicator Bacteria Performance of Stormwater Control Measures in Wilmington, NC. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering , 138(2):185-197.

Hathaway, J.M., W.F. Hunt, A.K. Graves, J.D. Wright. 2011. Field Evaluation of Bioretention Indicator Bacteria Sequestration in Wilmington, NC. Journal of Environmental Engineering 137(12), 1103-1113.

Bright, T.M., M.R. Burchell, W.F. Hunt, W.D. Price. 2011. Feasibility of a Dune Infiltration System to Protect North Carolina Beaches from Fecal Bacteria Contaminated Stormwater. Journal of Environmental Engineering.137(10), 968-979.

Hathaway, J.M., W.F. Hunt, A.K. Graves, K.L. Bass, and A. Caldwell. 2011. Exploring Fecal Indicator Bacteria in a Constructed Stormwater Wetland. Water Science & Technology, 63(11), 2707-2712.

Hathaway, J.M. and W.F. Hunt. 2011. Evaluation of First Flush for Indicator Bacteria and Total Suspended Solids in Urban Stormwater Runoff. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 217(1-4): 135-147.

Hathaway, J.M., W.F. Hunt, and O.D. Simmons. 2010. Statistical Evaluation of Factors Affecting Indicator Bacteria in Urban Stormwater Runoff. Journal of Environmental Engineering , 136(12): 1360-1368.
 
Bright, T.M., J.M. Hathaway, W.F. Hunt, F.L. de los Reyes, M.R. Burchell. 2010. Impact of Stormwater Runoff on Clogging and Fecal Bacteria Reduction in Sand Columns.
Journal of Environmental Engineering , 136(12): 1435-1441.

Hathaway, J.M., W.F. Hunt, and S.J. Jadlocki. 2009. Indicator Bacteria Removal in Stormwater Best Management Practices in Charlotte, North Carolina. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 135(12), 1275-1285.

Hathaway, J.M., L.A. Krometis, and W.F. Hunt. Exploring Seasonality in Escherichia Coli / Fecal Coliform Ratios in Urban Watersheds. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. (in press- February 2014)

Bioretention (22)
Turk, R.L., H.T. Kraus, T.E. Bliderback, W.F. Hunt, W.C. Fonteno. 2014. Rain Garden Filter Bed Substrates Affect Stormwater Nutrient Remediation. Hort Science, 49(5): 1-8.

Brown, R.A., F.Birgand, and W.F. Hunt. 2013. Analysis of Consecutive Events for Field Monitored Bioretention Cells. Water, Air & Soil Pollution, 224(6), 1581.

Brown, R.A., R.W. Skaggs, and W.F. Hunt. 2013. Calibration and Validation of DRAINMOD to Model Bioretention Hydrology. Journal of Hydrology 486, 430-442.

Wardynski, B.J. and W.F. Hunt. 2012. Are Bioretention Cells Being Installed per Design Standards in North Carolina? A Field Assessment. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(12): 1210-1217.

Hunt, W.F., A.P. Davis, R.G. Traver. 2012. Meeting Hydrologic and Water Quality Goals through Targeted Bioretention Design. Journal of Environmental Engineering 138(6): 698-707.

Brown, R.A., D.E. Line, W.F. Hunt. 2012.  LID Treatment Train: Pervious Concrete with Subsurface Storage in Series with Bioretention and Care with Seasonal High Water Tables. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(6): 689-697.

Davis, A.P., R.G. Traver, W.F. Hunt, R. Lee, R.A. Brown, J.M. Olszewski. 2012. Hydrologic Performance of Bioretention Stormwater Control Measures. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 17(5), 604-614.

Brown, R.A. and W.F. Hunt. 2012. Improving Bioretention/ Biofiltration Performance with Restorative Maintenance. Water Science & Technology, 65(2): 361-367.

Hathaway, J.M., W.F. Hunt, A.K. Graves, J.D. Wright. 2011. Field Evaluation of Bioretention Indicator Bacteria Sequestration in Wilmington, NC. Journal of Environmental Engineering 137(12), 1103-1113.

Brown, R.A. and W.F. Hunt. 2011. Underdrain Configuration to Enhance Bioretention Exfiltration to Reduce Pollutant Loads. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137(11):1082-1091.

McNett, J.K.., W.F. Hunt, and A.P. Davis. 2011. Influent Pollutant Concentrations as Predictors of Effluent Pollutant Concentrations for Mid-Atlantic Bioretention. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 137(9): 790-799.

Luell, S.K., W.F. Hunt and R.J. Winston. 2011. Evaluation of Undersized Bioretention Stormwater Control Measures for Treatment of Highway Bridge Deck Runoff. Water Science & Technology, 64(4): 974-979.

Brown, R.A. and W.F. Hunt. 2011. Impacts of Media Depth on Effluent Water Quality and Hydrologic Performance of Under-sized Bioretention Cells. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 137(3): 132-143.

DeBusk, K. M., W. F. Hunt and D. E. Line. 2011. Bioretention Outflow: Does it Mimic Non-Urban Watershed Shallow Interflow? Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 16(3): 274-279.

Brown, R.A. and W.F. Hunt. 2010. Impacts of Construction Activity on Bioretention Performance. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 15(6): 386-394.

Jones, M.P. and W.F. Hunt. 2009. Bioretention Impact on Runoff Temperature in Trout Sensitive Waters. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 135(8): 577-585.

Passeport, E., W.F. Hunt, D.E. Line, R.A. Smith, and R.A. Brown. 2009. Field Study of the Ability of Two Grassed Bioretention Cells to Reduce Stormwater Runoff Pollution. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 135(4): 505-510.

Li, H., L.J. Sharkey, W.F. Hunt, A.P. Davis. 2009. Mitigation of Impervious Surface Hydrology using Bioretention in North Carolina and Maryland. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 14(4): 407-415.

Line, D.E. and W.F. Hunt. 2009. Performance of a Bioretention Area and a Level Spreader-Grass Filter Strip at Two Highway Sites in North Carolina. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 135(2): 217-224.

Davis, A.P., W.F. Hunt, R.G. Traver, M.E. Clar. 2009. Bioretention Technology: An Overview of Current Practice and Future Needs. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 135(3): 109-117.

Hunt, W.F., J.T. Smith, S.J. Jadlocki, J.M. Hathaway, P.R. Eubanks. 2008. Pollutant Removal and Peak Flow Mitigation by a Bioretention Cell in Urban Charlotte, NC.  Journal of Environmental
Engineering, 134 (5): 403-408.

Hunt, W.F., A.R. Jarrett, J.T. Smith, L.J. Sharkey. 2006. Evaluating Bioretention Hydrology and Nutrient Removal at Three Field Sites in North Carolina. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 132 (6): 600-608.

Carbon Sequestration & Ecosystem Services (3)
Moore, T.L.C. and W.F. Hunt. 2013. Predicting the Carbon Footprint of Urban Stormwater Infrastructcure. Ecological Engineering. 58: 44-51.

Bouchard, N.R., D.L. Osmond, R.J. Winston, and W.F. Hunt. 2013. The Capacity of Roadside Vegetated Filter Strips and Swales to Sequester Carbon. Ecological Engineering, 54: 227-232.

Moore, T.L.C. and W.F. Hunt. 2012. Ecosystem service provision by stormwater wetlands and ponds - a means for evaluation? Water Research, 46(1): 6811-6823.

Green Roofs (1)
Hathaway, A.M., W.F. Hunt, G.D. Jennings. 2008. A Field Study of Green Roof Hydrologic and Water Quality Performance. Transactions of the ASABE,  51(1): 37-43.

Level Spreaders, Vegetated Filter Strips & Swales (8)
Bouchard, N.R., D.L. Osmond, R.J. Winston, and W.F. Hunt. 2013. The Capacity of Roadside Vegetated Filter Strips and Swales to Sequester Carbon. Ecological Engineering, 54: 227-232.

Knight, E.M.P., W.F. Hunt, and R.J. Winston. 2013. Side-by-Side Evaluation of Four Level Spreader-Vegetated Filter Strips and a Swale in Eastern North Carolina. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 68(1), 61-72.

Winston, R.J., W.F. Hunt, S.G. Kennedy, J.D. Wright, and M.S. Lauffer. 2012. Field Evaluation of Stormwater Control Measures for Highway Runoff Treatment. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 138(1): 101-111.

Winston, R.J., W.F. Hunt, and W.G. Lord. 2011. Thermal Mitigation of Urban Stormwater by Level Spreader - Vegetative Filter Strips. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137(8), 707-716.

Winston, R.J., W.F. Hunt, D.L. Osmond, W.G. Lord, and M.D. Woodward. 2011. Field Evaluation of Four Level Spreader - Vegetative Filter Strips to Improve Urban Stormwater Quality. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 137(3): 170-182.

Hunt, W.F., J.M. Hathaway, R.J. Winston, and S.J. Jadlocki. 2010. Runoff Volume Reduction by a Level Spreader - Vegetated Filter Strip System in Suburban Charlotte, NC. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 15(6): 399-503.

Line, D.E. and W.F. Hunt. 2009. Performance of a Bioretention Area and a Level Spreader-Grass Filter Strip at Two Highway Sites in North Carolina. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 135(2): 217-224.

Hathaway, J.M. and W.F. Hunt. 2008. Field Evaluation of Level Spreaders in the Piedmont of North Carolina. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 134(4):538-542.

Low Impact Development/ SCMs in Series  (7)
Cizek, A.R. and W.F. Hunt. 2013. Defining predevelopment hydrology to mimic predevelopment water quality in Stormwater Control Measures (SCMs). Ecological Engineering, 57: 40-45.

Tillinghast, E.D., W.F. Hunt, G.D. Jennings, P. D'Arconte. 2012. Increasing Stream Geomorphic Stability Using Stormwater Control Measures in a Densely Urbanized Watershed. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 17(12): 1381-1388.

Brown, R.A., D.E. Line, W.F. Hunt. 2012.  LID Treatment Train: Pervious Concrete with Subsurface Storage in Series with Bioretention and Care with Seasonal High Water Tables. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(6): 689-697.

Line, D.E., R.A. Brown, W.F. Hunt, W.G. Lord. 2012. Effectiveness of "LID" for Commercial Development in NC. Journal of Environmental Engineering 138(6), 680-688.

Winston, R.J., W.F. Hunt, S.G. Kennedy, J.D. Wright, and M.S. Lauffer. 2012. Field Evaluation of Stormwater Control Measures for Highway Runoff Treatment. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 138(1): 101-111.

Hathaway, J.M. and W.F. Hunt. 2010. An Evaluation of Stormwater Wetlands in Series in Piedmont, North Carolina. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 136(1):140-146.

Wilson, C.E., W.F. Hunt, R.J. Winston, and P. Smith. A Comparison of Runoff Quality and Quantity from a Commercial Low Impact Development and a Conventional Development in Raleigh, NC. Journal of Environmental Engineering (accepted March 2014)

Maintenance & Installation of Stormwater Control Measures (6)
Wardynski, B.J. and W.F. Hunt. 2012. Are Bioretention Cells Being Installed per Design Standards in North Carolina? A Field Assessment. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(12): 1210-1217.

Lenhart, H.A., W.F. Hunt, M.R. Burchell. 2012. Harvestable Nitrogen Accumulation for Five Stormwater Wetland Plant Species: A Trigger for Stormwater Control Measure (SCM) Maintenance? Journal of Environmental Engineering. 138(9), 972-978.

Brown, R.A. and W.F. Hunt. 2012. Improving Bioretention/ Biofiltration Performance with Restorative Maintenance. Water Science & Technology, 65(2): 361-367.

Hunt, W.F., M. Greenway, T.C. Moore, R.A. Brown, S.G. Kennedy, D.E. Line, W.G. Lord. 2011. Constructed Stormwater Wetland Installation and Maintenance: Are We Getting it Right? Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 137(8), 469-474.

Brown, R.A. and W.F. Hunt. 2010. Impacts of Construction Activity on Bioretention Performance. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 15(6): 386-394.

Bean, E.Z., W.F. Hunt, D.A. Bidelspach. 2007. A Field Survey of Permeable Pavement Surface Infiltration Rates. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 133 (3): 249-255.

Metrics & Nomenclature for BMP/SCM Evaluation (8)
Cizek, A.R. and W.F. Hunt. 2013. Defining predevelopment hydrology to mimic predevelopment water quality in Stormwater Control Measures (SCMs). Ecological Engineering, 57: 40-45.

Tillinghast, E.D., W.F. Hunt, G.D. Jennings, P. D'Arconte. 2012. Increasing Stream Geomorphic Stability Using Stormwater Control Measures in a Densely Urbanized Watershed. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 17(12): 1381-1388.

Moore, T.L.C. and W.F. Hunt. 2012. Ecosystem service provision by stormwater wetlands and ponds - a means for evaluation? Water Research, 46(1): 6811-6823.

Hathaway, J.M., T.L. Moore, J.M. Burkholder, W.F. Hunt. 2012. Temporal Analysis of Stormwater Control Measure Effluent Based on Windows of Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Sensitivity: Are Annual Nutrient EMCs Appropriate During HAB-Sensitive Seasons? Ecological Engineering. 49, 41-47.

Tillinghast, E.D., W.F. Hunt, G.D. Jennings. 2011. Stormwater Control Measure (SCM) Design Standards to Limit Stream Erosion for Piedmont North Carolina. Journal of Hydrology. 411(3-4), 185-196.

Lenhart, H.A. and W.F. Hunt. 2011. Evaluating Four Stormwater Performance Metrics with a North Carolina Coastal Plain Stormwater Wetland. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137(2): 155-162.

McNett, J.K. W.F. Hunt, J.A. Osborne. 2010. Establishing Stormwater BMP Evaluation Metrics Based upon Ambient Water Quality Associated with Benthic Macro-invertebrate populations. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 136(5): 535-541.

Fletcher, T, W Shuster, WF Hunt et al. SUDS, LID, BMPs, WSUD and more - The evolution and application of terminology surrounding urban drainage. Urban Water. (In Press - April 2014)

Permeable Pavement & Pervious Friction Course Overlays (8)
Wardynski, B.J., R.J. Winston, W.F. Hunt. 2013. Internal water storage enhances exfiltration and thermal load reduction from permeable pavement in the North Carolina mountains. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 139(2): 187-195.

Brown, R.A., D.E. Line, W.F. Hunt. 2012.  LID Treatment Train: Pervious Concrete with Subsurface Storage in Series with Bioretention and Care with Seasonal High Water Tables. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(6): 689-697.

Eck, B., R. Winston, W.F. Hunt, and M. Barrett. 2012. Water Quality from Permeable Friction Course. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 138(2):175-182.

Winston, R.J., W.F. Hunt, S.G. Kennedy, J.D. Wright, and M.S. Lauffer. 2012. Field Evaluation of Stormwater Control Measures for Highway Runoff Treatment. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 138(1): 101-111.

Collins, K.A., W.F. Hunt, J.M. Hathaway. 2010. Side-by-Side Comparision of Nitrogen Species Removal for Four Types of Permeable Pavement and Standard Asphalt in Eastern North Carolina. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 15(6): 512-521.

Collins, K.A., W.F. Hunt, J.M. Hathaway. 2008. Hydrologic Comparison of Four Types of Permeable Pavement and Standard Asphalt in Eastern North Carolina. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 13(12): 1146-1157.

Bean, E.Z., W.F. Hunt, D.A. Bidelspach. 2007. Evaluation of Four Permeable Pavement Sites in Eastern North Carolina for Runoff Reduction and Water Quality Impacts. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 133(6): 583-592.

Bean, E.Z., W.F. Hunt, D.A. Bidelspach. 2007. A Field Survey of Permeable Pavement Surface Infiltration Rates. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 133 (3): 249-255.

Rainwater Harvesting (4)
Wilson, C.E., R.J. Winston, and W.F.Hunt. 2014. Assessment of a rainwater harvesting system for pollutant mitigation in Raleigh, NC, USA. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 14(2): 283-290.

DeBusk, K.M. and W.Hunt. 2014. Impact of rainwater harvesting systems on nutrient and sediment concentrations in roof runoff. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 14(2): 220-229.

DeBusk, K.M., W.F. Hunt, and J.D. Wright. 2013. Characterization of Rainwater Harvesting Performance in Humid Regions of the United States. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 49(6): 1398-1411.

Jones, M.P. and W.F. Hunt. 2010. Performance of Rainwater Harvesting Systems in the Southeastern United States. Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 54:623-629.

Runoff & Watershed/ Catchment Characterization (4)
Jones, M.P., W.F. Hunt, and R.J. Winston. 2012. Effect of Urban Catchment Composition on Runoff Temperature. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 138(12): 1231-1236.

Hathaway, J.M., R.S. Tucker, J.Spooner, W.F. Hunt. 2012. A Traditional Analysis of the First Flush Effect for Nutrients in Stormwater Runoff From Two Small Urban Catchments. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 223(9): 5903-5915.

Hathaway, J.M. and W.F. Hunt. 2011. Evaluation of First Flush for Indicator Bacteria and Total Suspended Solids in Urban Stormwater Runoff. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 217(1-4): 135-147.

Passeport, E., and W.F. Hunt. 2009. Asphalt Parking Lot Runoff Nutrient Characterizationfor Eight Sites in North Carolina, USA. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 14(4): 352-361.

SCMs/ BMPs and Modeling (2)
Brown, R.A., R.W. Skaggs, and W.F. Hunt. 2013. Calibration and Validation of DRAINMOD to Model Bioretention Hydrology. Journal of Hydrology 486, 430-442.

Hunt, W.F., N. Kannan, J. Jeong, P.W. Gassman. 2009. Stormwater Best Management Practices: Review of Current Practices and Potential Incorporation in SWAT. International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 18(1-2): 73-89.

Stormwater Wetlands & Wet Ponds (12)
Merriman, L.S., C.E. Wilson, R.J. Winston, W.F. Hunt. 2013. Assessing the Importance of Temporary Storage Volume Occupied by Emergent Vegetation in Constructed Stormwater Wetlands. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 18(10): 1372-1376.

Winston, R.J., W.F. Hunt, S.G. Kennedy, L.S. Merriman, J. Chandler, D. Brown. 2013. Evaluation of Floating Treatment Wetlands as Retrofits to Existing Stormwater Retention Ponds. Ecological Engineering, 54: 254-265.

Moore, T.L.C. and W.F. Hunt. 2012. Ecosystem service provision by stormwater wetlands and ponds - a means for evaluation? Water Research, 46(1): 6811-6823.

Lenhart, H.A., W.F. Hunt, M.R. Burchell. 2012. Harvestable Nitrogen Accumulation for Five Stormwater Wetland Plant Species: A Trigger for Stormwater Control Measure (SCM) Maintenance? Journal of Environmental Engineering. 138(9), 972-978.

Hunt, W.F., M. Greenway, T.C. Moore, R.A. Brown, S.G. Kennedy, D.E. Line, W.G. Lord. 2011. Constructed Stormwater Wetland Installation and Maintenance: Are We Getting it Right? Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 137(8), 469-474.

Hathaway, J.M., W.F. Hunt, A.K. Graves, K.L. Bass, and A.E. Caldwell. 2011. Exploring Fecal Indicator Bacteria in a Constructed Stormwater Wetland. Water Science & Technology, 63(11), 2707-2712.

McNett, J.K. and W.F. Hunt. 2011. An evaluation of the toxicity of accumulated sediments in forebays of stormwater wetlands and ponds. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 218(1): 529-538.

Moore, T.C., W.F. Hunt, M.R. Burchell, J.M. Hathaway. 2011. Organic nitrogen exports from urban stormwater wetlands in North Carolina. Ecological Engineering. 37(4): 589-594.

Lenhart, H.A. and W.F. Hunt. 2011. Evaluating Four Stormwater Performance Metrics with a North Carolina Coastal Plain Stormwater Wetland. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137(2): 155-62.

Jones, M.P. and W.F. Hunt. 2010. Effect of Stormwater Wetlands and Wet Ponds on Runoff Temperature in Trout Sensitive Waters. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 136(9): 656-661.

Hathaway, J.M. and W.F. Hunt. 2010. An Evaluation of Stormwater Wetlands in Series in Piedmont, North Carolina. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 136(1):140-146.

Hunt, W.F., C.S. Apperson, S.G. Kennedy, B.A. Harrison, W.G. Lord. 2006. Occurence and relative abundance of mosquitoes in stormwater retention facilities in North Carolina, USA. Water Science & Technology, Vol 52 (6-7): 315-321.
 
Thermal Pollution & Mitigation (5)
Wardynski, B.J., R.J. Winston, W.F. Hunt. 2013. Internal water storage enhances exfiltration and thermal load reduction from permeable pavement in the North Carolina mountains. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 139(2): 187-195.

Jones, M.P., W.F. Hunt, and R.J. Winston. 2012. Effect of Urban Catchment Composition on Runoff Temperature. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 138(12): 1231-1236.

Winston, R.J., W.F. Hunt, and W.G. Lord. 2011. Thermal Mitigation of Urban Stormwater by Level Spreader - Vegetative Filter Strips. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137(8), 707-716.

Jones, M.P. and W.F. Hunt. 2010. Effect of Stormwater Wetlands and Wet Ponds on Runoff Temperature in Trout Sensitive Waters. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 136(9): 656-661.

Jones, M.P. and W.F. Hunt. 2009. Bioretention Impact on Runoff Temperature in Trout Sensitive Waters. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 135(8): 577-585.

Reports & Non-referreed Journal Articles
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coming soon: Stormwater BMP Maintenance Considerations

New! City Green: Green Spaces for Sustainable Cities
Integrating Stormwater Practices into Sustainable Green Spaces: Runoff in Public Spaces (Hunt & Loh). January 2013.

New! The Capacity for Carbon Sequestration of Roadside Stormwater Control Measures: A Carbon Sink for NCDOT? Submitted to NCDOT (2012). 0.3 MB *.pdf

New!  Road Salt and its Effects on Amphibians: A Concern for North Carolina? Submitted to NCDOT (2012). 6.0 MP *.pdf

New! Evaluation of Permeable Friction Course (PFC), Roadside Filter Strips, Dry Swales, and Wetland Swales for Treatment of Highway Stormwater Runoff. Submitted to NCDOT (2012). 7.4 MB *.pdf

New! Final 319(h) Report: Evaluation of Floating Wetland Islands (FWIs) as a Retrofit to Existing Stormwater Detention Basins. Submitted to NCDENR (2012). 3.7 MB *.pdf

New! Retrofitting with Bioretention and a Swale to Treat Bridge Deck Stormwater Runoff. Submitted to NCDOT (2012). 7.4 MB *.pdf

New! Final 319(h) Report: Demonstration & Monitoring of Effective Level Spreader Designs. Submitted to NCDENR (2011). 3.7 MB *.pdf

Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education Articles: Stormwater Management Issue (December 2010)
Watershed Retofit and Management Evaluation for Urban Stormwater Mangement Systems in North Carolina (DeBusk, Hunt, Upton & Sydorovych)
Improving Urban Stormwater Quality: Applying Fundamental Principles (Davis, Traver & Hunt)

Evaluating Pathogen Removal in Stormwater BMPs. Submitted to the Stormwater Consortium of UNC-WRRI (2010). 5.6 MB *.pdf

Evaluating Correlating Factors and the First Flush Phenomenon for Indicator Bacteria in Stormwater Runoff. Submitted to NCDENR (2010). 1.5 MB *.pdf

Final 319(h) Report: Demonstrating and Monitoring of Rainwater Harvesting/ Cistern Technology in North Carolina. Submitted to NCDENR (2010). 0.2 MB *.pdf

Final 319(h) Report: Putting LID on the "Big Box:" Integrating LID Technology on a Commercial Site. Submitted to NCDENR (2010). 2.2 MB *.pdf

Final Report: An Evaluation of the Toxicity of Accumulated Sediments in Stormwater Wetlands and Wet Ponds. Submitted to NCDENR (2010). 0.4 MB *.pdf

Final Report: Ritter Field Stormwater Wetland Performance. Submitted to NC EEP (2009). 1.3 MB .pdf

Final 319(h) Report: An Evaluation of the Dye Branch Wetlands. Submitted to NC EEP (2009). 0.5 MB .pdf

Final 319(h) Report: Pathogenic Bacteria in Coastal Waters, BMP Model Development, and Grassed Bioretention Research. Submitted to NCDENR (2008). 0.7 MB .pdf


Final Report: Falling Creek & Southwest Fork 319(h) Project: Demonstration and Research of Permeable Pavement, Construction Nutrients, and Stormwater Wetlands. Submitted to NCDENR. (2008) 1.1 MB .pdf

Hydrologic and Water Quality Comparison of Four Types of Permeable Pavement and Standard Asphalt in Eastern North Carolina (Collins, Hunt, & Hathaway, 2007) Submitted to ICPI. .pdf

Backyard BMP Design Manual - Div. of Soil & Water Conservation (2007) 6.1 MB .pdf

DSWC Backyard BMP Construction Costs Guidance (2007) 0.7 MB .pdf

Reports for the City of Charlotte, NC, on BMP Effectiveness (2007)
   Shade Valley Wet Pond (Hathaway, Hunt, Smith, & Johnson) 0.4 MB .pdf
   Pierson Wet Pond (Hathaway, Hunt, Smith, & Johnson) 0.4 MB .pdf
   Edwards Branch Stormwater Wetland (Hathaway, Hunt, & Johnson) 0.5 MB .pdf
   Bruns Avenue Stormwater Wetland (Johnson, Hathaway, and Hunt) 0.5 MB .pdf
   Morehead Dry Detention (Hathaway, Hunt & Johnson) 0.5 MB .pdf
   University Park Dry Detention (Hathaway, Hunt, and Johnson) 0.4 MB .pdf
   Hal Marshall Bioretention (Hunt, Smith, and Hathaway) 0.4 MB .pdf
   Westfield Level Spreader (Hathaway and Hunt)  0.3 MB .pdf

Level Spreader Field Survey: Report for NCDENR (Hathaway & Hunt, 2006) 0.8 MB .pdf

Best Management Practices for Marinas : A Guide for Operators (Hunt & Doll, 2007) 1.1 MB .pdf

Study on the Surface Infiltration Rate of Permeable Pavements (2004) 6.1 MB .pdf

Toisnot Creek Stormwater BMP Project Final Report: NC Section 319(h) NPS Program (2004) 2.1 MB .pdf

The Economics of Structural Stormwater BMPs in North Carolina (UNC-WRRI-2003-344)
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Stormwater Success Along the Neuse: Stormwater Journal Feature Article (2004)
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Public Interest Articles
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Thesis & Dissertation Publications
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DeBusk, Kathy Marie (2013). Rainwater Harvesting: Integrating Water Conservation and Stormwater Management. A dissertation published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 9.0 MB .pdf.

Wilson, Corinne Eilleen (2013). A Comparison of Runoff Quality and Quantity from an Innovative Underground Low Impact Development and a Conventional Development.
A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 26.0 MB .pdf

Page, Jon Lewis (2013). Catchment-scale Evaluation of the Hydrologic and Water Quality Impacts of Residential Stormwater Street Retrofits in Wilmington, North Carolina.
A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 13.4 MB .pdf
 

Bouchard, Natalie Rose (2012). Do Roadside Stormwater Control Measures (SCMs) Offer a Possible Carbon Sink?
A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Drs. William F. Hunt, III (chair) and Deanna Osmond (Deputy Chair). 4.3 MB .pdf

Wardynski, Bradley Jacob (2012). The Accuracy of Bioretention Cell Installations per North CArolina Design Stardnards and the Efficacy of Permeable Pavement with Internal Water Storage for Thermal Mitigation.
A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 24.3 MB .pdf 

Moore, Trisha Lynn Culbertson (2011). Assessment of Ecosystem Service Provision by Stormwater Control Measures. A dissertation published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 6.9 MB .pdf

Knight, Erica Marie Petre (2011). Urban Level Spreader- Vegetated Filter Strip and Swala Evaluation in Eastern North Carolina.
A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 3.0 MB .pdf

Luell, Stacy Kathleen (2011).
Evaluating the Impact of Bioretention Cell Size and Swale Design in Treating Highway Bridge Deck Runoff. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 12.4 MB .pdf

Brown, Robert Andrew (2011).
Evaluation of Bioretention Hydrology and Pollutant Removal in the Upper Coastal Plain of North Carolina with Development of a Bioretention Modeling Application in DRAINMODA dissertation published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 9.8 MB .pdf

Tillinghast, Erica Desmond (2011).
Stormwater Control Measure Discharge Standards to Improve Stream Geomorphic StabilityA thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Drs. William F. Hunt, III, and Gregory D. Jennings. 11.8 MB .pdf

Price, William Dixon (2010). Dune Infiltration Systems for Treating Coastal Stormwater Runoff.
A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. Michael R. Burchell, II. 23.6 MB .pdf

Hathaway, Jon Michael (2010).
An evaluation of indicator bacteria transport in stormwater runoff and removal in stormwater control measures. A dissertation published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 4.9 MB .pdf

McNett, Jacquelyn Kristine (2010). Proposing a New Method of Stormwater BMP Assessment and Evaluating the Toxicity of Forebay Sediments. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 13.4 MB .pdf

Winston, Ryan Joseph (2009). Field Evaluation of Level Spreader – Vegetated Filter Strip Systems for Improvement of Urban Hydrology and Water Quality. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 13.4 MB .pdf

Skipper, Gabrielle Marie (2008) Watershed-Scale Stormwater Monitoring of a Mixed Land Use Watershed in the North Carolina Piedmont. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 18.4 MB .pdf

Jones, Matthew Paul (2008). Effect of urban stormwater BMPs on runoff temperature in trout sensitive regions. A dissertation published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Drs. William F. Hunt, III, and Daniel H. Willits.

Lenhart, Hayes Austin (2008)
A North Carolina field study to evaluate the effect of a coastal stormwater wetland on water quality and quantity and nitrogen accumulation in five wetland plants in two constructed stormwater wetlands. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 3.5 MB .pdf

Tucker, Robert Smith (2007)
Urban Stormwater: First Flush Analysis and Treatment by an Undersized Constructed Wetland. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University under the direction of Drs. Jean Spooner and William F. Hunt, III . 4.3 MB .pdf 

Collins, Kelly Alyssa (2007)
A field evaluation of four types of permeable pavement with respect to water quality improvement and flood control. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III. 10.5 MB .pdf

Passeport, Elodie (2007) Asphalt parking lot runoff nutrient quality: characterization and pollutant removal by bioretention cells. A thesis published by the University of Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris, France), under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III, and Dr. Francois Birgand. 1.2 MB .pdf

Bright, Tiffany Marie (2007)
An Examination of a Dune Infiltration System's Impact on Coastal Hydrology and Bacteria Removal. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William Hunt, III and Dr. Michael R. Burchell, II.

Johnson, Jennifer Lee. (2007) Evaluation of Stormwater Wetland and Wet Pond Forebay Design and Stormwater Wetland Pollutant Removal Efficiency. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William Hunt, III.2.6 MB link

Sharkey, Lucas John. (2006) The Performance of Bioretention Areas in North Carolina: A Study of Water Quality, Water Quantity, and Soil Media. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William Hunt, III. 5.0 MB .pdf

Bean, Eban Zachary. (2005) A Field Study to Evaluate Permeable Pavement Surface Infiltration Rates, Runoff Quantity, Runoff Quality, and Exfiltrate Quality. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William Hunt, III. 13 MB .pdf

Moran, Amy Christine. (2004) A North Carolina Field Study to Evaluate Greenroof Runoff Quantity, Runoff Quality, and Plant Growth. A thesis published by the Graduate School of North Carolina State University, under the direction of Dr. William F. Hunt, III, and
Dr. Greg Jennings. 6.2 MB .pdf

Hunt, William Frederick, III. (2003) Pollutant Removal Evaluation and Hydraulic Characterization for Bioretention Stormwater Treatment Devices. A dissertation published by the Graduate School of Pennsylvania State University, under the direction of Dr. Albert R. Jarrett. 3.4 MB .pdf
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