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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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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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Will Water Quality Retrofits Save Salmon?

September 09, 2021

After showing that bioretention filtration of stormwater could prevent pre-spawning mortality in coho salmon, researchers at WSC and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service teamed with the City of Bellevue […]

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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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Technical Assistance Available for Stormwater Parks

July 15, 2021

Stormwater parks are an important strategy for improving the health of Puget Sound and its residents.   Through funding from the Puget Sound National Estuary Program1, PSRC is offering consultant technical assistance for […]

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