Books and Publications

The Empire Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) has 2 publications available for purchase.  Publications may be purchased with a major credit card through the links, below, or through the mail with the "SWCS Publication Order Form" at the bottom of the page.   The following publications are available:
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1 New York Contractors Erosion And Sediment Control Field Notebook (3rd Edition, 2013)
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 2 New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual (August 2010 Update Version)




SWCS Empire Chapter: swcsnewyork.org@gmail.com
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1.  New York Contractors Erosion And Sediment Control Field Notebook (3rd Edition, 2013)
is a pocket sized document to provide contractors a quick, handy guide for the installation and maintenance of erosion and sediment control practices most frequently used in construction activities.  This manual has been prepared by Donald W. Lake, Jr., P.E., CPESC, CPSWQ -  Adjunct Assistant professor, SUNY- College of Environmental Science & Forestry and made available to the Empire State Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society for distribution and reprinting.

​​COST: $26.00 + Sales Tax

        ​​Discount when you order more than 1 book:
        ​Cost: 2-4 Books - $22.00 each + Sales Tax
        Cost 5-10 Books - $20.00 each + Sales Tax
        ​Cost 11 or more Books - $19.00 each + Sales Tax


For Tax-Exempt purchases, use the Add to Cart and View Cart buttons below (a Tax-Exempt form must be filed with the SWCS-Empire Chapter - see Lisa Miller's contact information at right hand side of this page). 
2.  New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual
      ​(January 2015 Update)

provides designers with a general overview on how to size, design, select, and locate stormwater management practices at a development site to comply with State stormwater performance standards. This manual is a key component of the Phase II State Pollution Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) general permit for stormwater runoff from construction activities from all sizes of disturbance.
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The 2015 updates include the addition of pond safety provisions in Chapter 6, updated isohyet maps in Chapter 4 and clarification of sizing criteria in Chapters 3, 4, 9, and 10 to be consistent with recent changes to Construction General Permit (GP-0-15-002). 


   COST: $70.00 + Sales Tax

        Discount when you order 12 or more books:
        Cost 12 or more Books - $65:00 each + Sales Tax​​​

Soil and Water Conservation Districts or Empire State Chapter members ordering 10 or more copies total are eligible for a 5% discount, but orders must be made through the mail with the "SWCS Publication Order Form";     please contact Lisa Miller for details before ordering. The 5% discount applies to the Standards and Specs and Design Manuals only.
For more information on ordering SWCS publications contact:
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      Lisa Miller,
      ​SWCS-Empire Chapter Office Manager,
      ​4083 State Route 34, Scipio Center, NY 13147

      ​Email: swcsnewyork.org@gmail.com

For Tax-Exempt purchases, use the Add to Cart and View Cart buttons below (a Tax-Exempt form must be filed with the SWCS-Empire Chapter - see Lisa Miller's contact information at right hand side of this page).
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