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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
National Stormwater Day Program Spotlight: Don't Wait to Inflate
Don’t wait to inflate! Checking your tire pressure monthly helps drivers stay safer, save money – and save coho salmon.…
National Stormwater Day Program Spotlight: Adopt a Drain
Celebrate National Stormwater Day by Adopting a Drain and Preserving Our Waterways! We've all witnessed the impact of storm drains…