Minneapolis stormwater pathogen toolbox

A toolbox to provide procedures and resources to help identify and mitigate the source of pathogens in an urban environment.

This toolbox contains the following resources:

  •  List of pathogens that may be present in urban water resources
  • Glossary
  • Studies, research, and other documents to read more
  • Potential source of pathogens

Investigation tools include:

  • Charts and tables to help with next steps
  • Testing techniques
  • Sampling and monitoring techniques
  • Modeling software that can be used
  • MS4 Reporting Tools

Minneapolis Stormwater Pathogen Toolbox


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