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
Overall Research Goals The Washington Stormwater Center’s research aims to improve understanding of stormwater runoff impacts on biota, the efficacy…
WSC at PNW-SETAC
On May 23rd, Dr. Jenifer McIntyre will be co-hosting a session on effects from micro- and nano-particles and 6PPD Q…