Municipal Resource Program

The Municipal Resource Program provides information, fosters collaboration, and offers guidance on new permit requirements and stormwater management solutions.

Business Resource Program

Second in our series of Innovative BMP Videos: Watch this video about this inexpensive, innovative and effective treatment device invented at the Port of Seattle!

Low Impact Development Program

WSU-Puyallup hosts a leading-edge LID research facility including porous parking lots, soil mesocosms, and an artificial storm system. The soil mesocosms are pictured above. Read more.

Emerging Technologies - TAPE

We partner with the Department of Ecology to certify new stormwater treatment devices for use use in Washington State, as well as foster the development and use of new stormwater technologies.

Inagural Washington State Municipal Stormwater Conference

The Inaugural Washington State Municipal Stormwater Conference was a rousing success! See conference presentations here.

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This list of stormwater-related events and workshops is compiled as a free service. Washington Stormwater Center does not promote, endorse, or otherwise recommend any of the companies, individuals, or organizations presented here.

Search for full-time director of the washington stormwater center

Job details now available.

The Washington Stormwater Center will hire a full-time director, thanks to funding from The Boeing Company, The Bullitt Foundation and The Russell Family Foundation.

Join our team! The Washington Stormwater Center (WSC) at Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center is looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and well connected leader in the stormwater arena who can continue the trajectory of the WSC as Director. FT position in Puyallup, WA. Required: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and six (6) years of experience progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least three (3) years of managerial experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Experience in stormwater programs, permit implementation, stormwater education and/or stormwater research. Demonstrated success in large-scale proposal writing, submission, and award. 

To view the job posting, visit the WSU jobs website.

Join us for a forum on

How to Advance Low Impact Development Education in your Institution!”

When: March 16, 2015 at 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: South Seattle Community College, Olympic Hall
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The Washington Stormwater Center conference planning team would like to thank all of the conference attendees for participating in the success of the inaugural Washington State Municipal Stormwater Conference.

Conference materials now available!

Videos for Elected Officials

These short videos are designed for elected and other appointed officials. They’ll help explain what Low Impact Development (LID) is, and how new stormwater permit requirements will present Washington communities with both challenges and new opportunities. Watch and learn why this matters to your community!

LID Code Webinar for Elected Officials, March 24 (1 pm to 2:30 pm)

Are you thinking about your Low Impact Development (LID) code review and updates process? This free webinar will teach you about your role as an elected official, share available resources for you and your staff, and more.

Register here:

NEW! LID Webinar for Stormwater Practitioners – April 14 (10 am – 12 pm)

This webinar provides LID practitioners information on permit timeline requirements, code review process and responsibilities, six easy steps to integrate code updates, solutions to challenges to code integration, and post training opportunities.

Register here:

For more information, visit the LID Code training page.



Statewide LID Training – Now Available!
A series of training for September is now available for registration. Read more ….

2014-2015 Course Catalog for Statewide LID Training
  – Now Available! 

September 2014- March 2015
Start planning for your LID code review and update process or learn some new strategies.
LID Toolkit now available!

September 2014 through October 2014

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