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PNW SETAC Abstract Submissions Now Open

February 13, 2024

The CLOSING date for abstract submission is March 8th This year’s PNW-SETAC conference will focus on a theme that builds on a familiar notion: as knowledge accretes over time, what do […]

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REPOST: A Love Letter to Scientists

January 08, 2024

We are living at a time of an energetic anti-science movement, rapidly escalating climate change, and associated stormwater risks. This is a ripe opportunity to evaluate how we can build […]



May 18, 2023

On May 23rd, Dr. Jenifer McIntyre will be co-hosting a session on effects from micro- and nano-particles and 6PPD Q with Dr. Stacey Harper from Oregon State University at the […]

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Stormwater Strategic Initiative Lead Request for Proposals Funded by EPA Geographic Funds

March 02, 2023

The Stormwater Strategic Initiative Lead Team (SIL) is pleased to announce the release of three separate RFPs related to stormwater. The Washington Stormwater Center, which manages the Stormwater Advisory Team […]

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Stormwater Parks Guidance Manual Guidance Released

January 24, 2023

The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) just released its Stormwater Park Guidance Manual. Stormwater Parks are engineered spaces that allow stormwater to infiltrate and often provide the additional benefits of […]

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Local Road Stormwater Retrofit RFP Out- due November 9th

October 04, 2022

The Stormwater Strategic Initiative Lead Team (SIL) just announced its first RFP for local road stormwater retrofits. This work, a collaboration between Ecology, Commerce, and the Washington Stormwater Center has […]

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Stormwater Heatmap

May 09, 2022

Our stormwater community welcomes a new mapping tool, the Puget Sound Stormwater Heatmap, which can help users identify hotspots where stormwater pollution is generated. This will help stormwater managers decide […]

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Spanish Translations and HEAL

August 02, 2021

This spring the Washington State Legislature passed what’s appropriately called the Healthy Environment for All or “HEAL” Act, and the Climate Impacts Group (CIG) published a Spanish translation of several […]

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Searchable Database for NEP Projects

April 22, 2021

Looking for what stormwater projects are being put on the ground under EPA’s National Estuary Program? Look no further! The Washington Stormwater Center, as part of its role in the […]

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Toxics in Fish- A Strategy Waiting for You

November 10, 2020

 Fixing the past and offering future opportunities  Toxics in fish. How did the toxics get there? What happens to fish and people when they are contaminated? How can we correct past […]

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