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Category: Industrial Permit

Sampling Stormwater from a Catch Basin

February 20, 2024

Sampling stormwater out of a catch basin is a common scenario that many facilities face when sampling for their ISGP.  With multiple stormwater inputs, hard-to-reach sampling points, and heavy coverings, […]

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Sampling Stormwater from an Outlet Pipe

February 13, 2024

Sampling stormwater from an outlet pipe is often the easiest scenario to sample for your stormwater permit requirements. In most cases, the pipe is easy to identify, provides ample concentrated […]

Industrial Permit

Sample Handling

February 06, 2024

Sample handling is an often overlooked aspect of stormwater sampling that can have a significant impact on the accuracy of your results. The keys to proper sample handling are to […]

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Stormwater Sampling Kit

January 30, 2024

Having all of your stormwater sampling supplies on hand and easily accessible is an essential way to ensure that you never miss a sampling event. While some special circumstances may […]

Industrial Permit

WSC Develops E&O Documents in Collaboration with Jurisdictions Statewide

November 15, 2023

The Washington Stormwater Center (WSC) has been actively collaborating with cities and counties from across Washington to enhance the management and quality of stormwater. These partnerships have been instrumental in […]

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Recap of Listening Sessions

September 12, 2023

The early listening sessions have provided a great space for the public to hear the proposed changes to the ISGP, ask questions about the implications of those changes, make suggestions, […]

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New Industrial Stormwater General Permit Coming Soon

August 17, 2023

The Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP) for Washington is set to be reissued in 2025. This reissuance process occurs every 5 years and often brings changes and new challenges that […]

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Ecology to Host Listening Sessions for 2025 ISGP Permit Reissuance

August 17, 2023

The current Industrial Stormwater General Permit is set to expire on December 31, 2024, and Ecology is currently drafting a new permit for reissuance. As a part of this reissuance […]

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Surviving the First Flush- 9 Tips to prepare you for the most challenging sampling event of the year

August 16, 2023

The wet season is just around the corner, and your facility will soon be seeing discharge once again. It is important to remember that permittees are required to sample the […]

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WSC Revamps Industrial Assistance Program

June 14, 2023

The Washington Stormwater Center (WSC) is excited to announce the completion of an extensive redesign to the Industrial Permitting section of our website! Complying with stormwater regulations can be a […]

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