Tag: IDDE

Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE) Project

A Five-Year Study of IDDE Data

A Five-Year Study of IDDE Data

Pierce County’s Surface Water Management (SWM) division is charged with maintaining both the natural surface water systems and the stormwater collection and conveyance infrastructure within its unincorporated 1,800-square-mile service area (population 380,000). These areas include an impressive variability in landscapes: from glacial streams of Mt. Rainier to fertile farmlands of

A Five-Year Study of IDDE Data

A Five-Year Study of IDDE Data

Pierce County’s Surface Water Management (SWM) division is charged with maintaining both the natural surface water systems and the stormwater collection and conveyance infrastructure within its unincorporated 1,800-square-mile service area (population 380,000). These areas include an impressive variability in landscapes: from glacial streams of Mt. Rainier to fertile farmlands of

Editor’s Comments: We Know What’s in the Water

Editor’s Comments: We Know What’s in the Water

You might think of this issue as the magazine’s sample case. Decades ago, sales reps ­traveled the country lugging heavy suitcases full of carpet swatches or wall coverings or even miniature models of farm machinery and equipment. Here, in a much easier-to-carry package, are some samples of—well, sampling equipment, which

StormCon Program

StormCon Program

StormCon 2017, the Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, will take place August 27–31 in Bellevue, WA, at the Meydenbauer Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel. The conference features more than 130 presentations in six conference tracks, plus panel discussions and a tour of local stormwater facilities.
The schedule of presentations

IECA News

IECA News

Take Advantage of All Your IECA Membership Has to Offer
Have You Recently Visited the IECA Website to Explore the Education Offerings?
Every day IECA is working to expand our educational offerings. Over the next few months we will hold six live webinars that will allow you to learn valuable information and PDHs. In addition,

Utilizing GIS to Identify Potential Sources of Illicit Discharges

Utilizing GIS to Identify Potential Sources of Illicit Discharges

Eliminating illicit discharges is one of the most fundamental yet challenging elements of an effective municipal stormwater program. Unregulated discharges from industrial and commercial activities can cause pollutants to slowly accumulate and cause the receiving waterbody to exceed the in-stream water-quality criteria for its designated beneficial use.

Sampling Stormwater

Sampling Stormwater

Illicit Discharge in Milwaukee It’s part of Patrice Eucalano’s job with the city of Milwaukee, WI, to monitor stormwater before it enters the local rivers. “The goal of the city’s stormwater monitoring program is to detect and eliminate illicit discharges to the MS4 [municipal separate storm sewer system],” she explains.

A Guidance Manual for Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) provides public health services to 56 cities, villages, and townships in Cuyahoga County, OH, with an approximate population of 830,000. Cuyahoga County is on the shores of Lake Erie and contains three major watersheds: the Rocky River, the Cuyahoga River, and the Chagrin

Help on the Way

Since the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II stormwater program came to Maine, stormwater managers across the state have been working hard to comply with new stormwater regulations and meet each year’s general permitting requirements. The work is paying off, as much has been accomplished toward cleaning up

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