Research, training, and education
How Stormwater Is Impacting You Today
We provide stormwater leadership through research, training, and education.
We envision a future where communities are knowledgeable about stormwater research and apply planning and tools to minimize flooding, protect clean water, and promote thriving ecosystems.
Ground-breaking research done by Dr. Jen McIntyre and others has established a link between coho salmon pre-spawn mortality and the rubber preservative 6PPD-Quinone commonly found in tires. This discovery has garnered attention, not only from the scientific community but also from major industry heads and lawmakers.
Latest Research and News
Will Water Quality Retrofits Save Salmon?
After showing that bioretention filtration of stormwater could prevent pre-spawning mortality in coho salmon, researchers at WSC and the U.S.…
Spanish Translations and HEAL
This spring the Washington State Legislature passed what’s appropriately called the Healthy Environment for All or “HEAL” Act, and the…