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We provide stormwater leadership through research, training, and education.

The Washington Stormwater Center is a collaboration between Washington State University and University of Washington. Our mission is to provide stormwater management solutions and leadership through research, training, and education.

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.

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How roofs can add pollutants to your stormwater.

Inspecting and properly maintaining your roof is an important industrial source control BMP. There is a lot of talk about…

Material Storage and Handling

How you store and handle materials on your site can significantly impact your stormwater compliance. The key to proper material…