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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.
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Adopt a Drain Washington
We've all seen a storm drain covered in dry leaves and many have experienced the flooding that can result from…
Our stormwater community welcomes a new mapping tool, the Puget Sound Stormwater Heatmap, which can help users identify hotspots where…