Stormwater Quality Improvement Device

A Stormwater Quality Improvement Device (SQID) is a device or structure designed to remove a pollutant or pollutants from stormwater prior to it entering a natural water course or body.

Pollutants that may be removed by a SQID include:

  • gross pollutants;
  • sediments;
  • nutrients;
  • heavy metals; and
  • oils and greases.
Photo: Hobart City Council
Photo: Department of Water (WA)

Types of SQIDs

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External Links & References

  1. QCIF SQID Page
  2. Google Search
  3. Lake Macquarie SQID Guidelines
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