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.
6PPD-Quinone Tire Research
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
Stormwater Strategic Initiative Lead Request for Proposals Funded by EPA Geographic Funds
The Stormwater Strategic Initiative Lead Team (SIL) is pleased to announce the release of three separate RFPs related to stormwater.…
E&O Effort Aims to Mobilize Volunteers Against Invasive Species
In the past few years, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, tribal co-managers, and partners have identified an explosion…