Storm Drainage Design Standards

Storm Drainage Design Standards

Posted: August 31st, 2018 3:44 PM

Last Updated: July 12th, 2023 3:35 PM

The Oakland Storm Drainage Design Standards (Updated 2014) document is provided here. There are many associated documents listed below as either links or attachments. They can be viewed or downloaded as needed.

The Storm Drainage Design Standards (Standards) provide design criteria, standards, policies and procedures for storm drainage improvements within the City of Oakland. All storm drainage facilities shall be designed in accordance with these Standards, accepted engineering principles and state and federal water quality regulations.

As referenced in the Design Standards, located here for download as separate PDFs as needed:

  1. 100-Year Tidal Summary
  2. Mean High Water Tidal Summary
  3. Design Water Surface Summary
  4. Datum Planes
  5. Modified Rational Method
  6. Overland Flow Velocity
  7. Natural Channel Flow
  8. Mean Annual Precipitation Map
  9. Runoff Factor Adjustment
  10. Rainfall Intensity
  11. Rainfall Distribution

Additional Reference Documents
As referenced in the Design Standards located here for download as separate PDFs as needed: