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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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Puget Sound Recovery

REPOST: Adopt-a-Drain Seattle Celebrates One Year

October 04, 2022

The Washington Stormwater Center joined with communities around Puget Sound to get volunteers to keep stormwater drains clear of pollutants and debris. The Adopt-A-Drain program, launched a year ago Saturday, already has […]

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EPA, Tribal, State, and Local Leaders and Partners Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

August 03, 2022

Seattle, WA (August 5, 2022) – The Clean Water Act turns 50 this year and EPA’s Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox is kicking off a nationwide 10-water tour to celebrate […]

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REPOST: ‘Stealth Pollutant’ Article from The Guardian

July 28, 2022

Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Washington Stormwater Center Researchers Drs. Jen McIntyre (WSU) and Ed Kolodziej (UWT), discuss the implications of 6PPD quinone and after-market applications of crumb rubber from tires.  Read […]

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Adopt a Drain Washington

June 23, 2022

We’ve all seen a storm drain covered in dry leaves and many have experienced the flooding that can result from this build-up, but keeping these drains clear and free of […]

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REPOST: Electron Hydro Company Charged for Polluting Puyallup River

February 18, 2022

The Washington Attorney General filed 36 gross misdemeanor charges against Electron Hydro, LLC and its Chief Operating Officer, Thom A. Fischer. Electron Hydro operates a hydroelectric dam on the Puyallup […]

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State of the Sound Report

December 08, 2021

The Puget Sound Partnership recently released its State of the Sound Report.  The Washington Stormwater Center, as part of the Stormwater Strategic Initiative Lead Team, participates on the Puget Sound […]

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Puget Sound Initiative
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Stephanie Blair at the bank of the Puyallup River

REPOST: Tribal Connection Inspires Efforts to Save Salmon

November 30, 2021

Original article by Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Studying toxic runoff to help save iconic salmon species, Washington State University scholar Stephanie Blair draws on science as […]

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Puget Sound Needs You! Join a Strategic Initiative Lead Advisory Team

October 01, 2021

Want to make your voice, lived experience, and perspectives support Puget Sound’s recovery as a place and community? Well, now’s your opportunity to apply for one of three advisory teams- called “SIATs”- […]

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REPOST: Using Compost In Storm Water Infrastructure Retrofits

September 23, 2021

A Washington State University study retrofitted an older publicly owned detention pond using biofiltration media to test water quality improvements. Read the FULL STORY by Nora Goldstein on BioCycle.net

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