UPM3 Contents

Section 1 Introduction
1.1 Definition of Urban Pollution Management
1.2 Purpose and benefits of UPM Manual
1.3 Status of the UPM Procedure
1.4 Scope of the UPM Procedure
1.5 The UPM Ptocedure
1.6 Structure of the UPM Manual
1.7 Strategic planning and application Issues
Section 2 Regulatory Aspects
2.1 Environmental regulation of wet weather discharges
2.2 Performance criteria for CSOs
2.3 Wet weather standards for protecting river aquatic life
2.4 Standards for protecting bathing waters
2.5 Standards for protecting shellfish waters
2.6 Standards for protecting amenity use
Section 3 Initial Planning
3.1 Overview of Section
3.2 Assessment of the problem
3.3 Is a planning study required
3.4 Determine environmental and planning framework
3.5 Planning a UPM study
3.6 Iterative planning approach
3.7 Confirmed planning approach
3.8 Programme and resource plan
Section 4 Data Collection
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Planning
4.3 Equipment
4.4 Guidance on site applications for data collection programmes
4.5 Data collection management
4.6 Further considerations for data collection in estuary and coastal studies
Section 5 Construct UPM Tools
5.1 Introduction to modelling tools
5.2 Rainfall modelling
5.3 Sewer flow and quality modelling
5.4 Sewage treatment works quality modelling
5.5 River Impact Modelling
5.6 Tidal waters modelling
5.7 Integrated urban pollution modelling
Section 6 Assessing Performance
6.1 Generic UPM methodology
6.2 Methodology for testing compliance with standards for protecting freshwater aquatic life
6.3 Methodology for testing compliance with standards for protecting bathing and shellfish waters
Section 7 Post Planning Study Issues
7.1 Discharge permits
7.2 Engineering design
7.3 Performance monitoring
7.4 Maintenance of models and databases
7.5 Cost benefit assessment
Appendix A Background information relating to the fundamental intermittent standards
A.1 Correction factors
A.2 History of the development of the Fundamental Intermittent Standards
A.3 Scientific basis for the standards
A.4 Salmonid spawning grounds
A.5 Water Framework Directive
Appendix B Background information relating to the coliform standards for protecting bathing waters
B.1 Background to development of the standards
B.2 Development of the standards for the revised Bathing Water Directive
Appendix C Numerical performance descriptions of devices achieving standards for protecting amenity uses
C.1 Introduction
C.2 Numerical performance descriptions
C.3 Derivation of the numerical descriptions
C.4 Testing protocolfor novel devices