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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
EPA, Tribal, State, and Local Leaders and Partners Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
Seattle, WA (August 5, 2022) – The Clean Water Act turns 50 this year and EPA’s Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika…
REPOST: 'Stealth Pollutant' Article from The Guardian
Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Washington Stormwater Center Researchers Drs. Jen McIntyre (WSU) and Ed Kolodziej (UWT), discuss the implications of 6PPD…