2018 Municipal NPDES Stormwater Permit Ad Hoc Group Confluence Meeting on September 7th, 2016…9am til noon.
The Western Washington Phase I and Phase II permits expire on July 31, 2018. On September 7th, Ad Hoc Topic Groups will present on the work they’ve done and what they plan to submit to Ecology. The Washington Department of Ecology will be able to provide feedback and an update on the process going forward. Discussion among stakeholders will follow, and the Ad Hoc Topic Group members will use input from the meeting to draft up Early Input Submittal Forms to Ecology for each of the topic groups.
More at 2018 Western Washington Municipal Stormwater Permit Re-issuance
2016 Washington State University Innovators Series -- Stormwater detox
Watch Dr Jen Mcintyre's amazing work on the effects of stormwater on salmon in this video produced by TVW.
2015 impacts: strengthening pervious pavement
In partnership with The Boeing Company, the Washington Stormwater Center, led by Dr. John Stark, studied the physical, mechanical, and toxicological performance of recycled carbon fiber material from airplane manufacturing, and looked at its ability to strengthen and remove pollutants in permeable pavement.
To learn more, watch Boeing: Concrete Solutions.
Eyes on the Watershed explorers contest deadline extended!
Our new deadline is now September 21, 2016. For more information on how to enter, please visit the Eyes on the Watershed Webpage.
The Roof study continues!
The Washington Stormwater Center and WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center have continued Ecology's study on the impact of roof runoff.
Read more about the study, and learn more about ongoing research at the Washington Stormwater Center.
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