Tag: stormwater permit

EPA has authorized 46 states to issue NPDES permits.[23] In addition to implementing the NPDES requirements, many states and local governments have enacted their own stormwater management laws and ordinances, and some have published stormwater treatment design manuals.

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

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Known for its involvement with banking and auto racing, Charlotte is one of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the US. The city’s 2014 estimated population is nearly 810,000.

Reader Profile: Lori Belz

Reader Profile: Lori Belz

Lori Belz spends a great deal of her work time along the highways and other roads of Minnesota, trying to gauge the best approach to erosion control. One of the more interesting research projects in which she has been involved was in bioengineering, trying to stabilize slopes along Minnesota highways

Reader Profile: Jon Wilson

Reader Profile: Jon Wilson

Many benefits can accrue when municipal staff is involved with helping a state administer a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) industrial stormwater discharge permit. Such is the case in Eugene, OR, where Jon Wilson, CSM, lends technical assistance to carry out a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Oregon

Protecting the Waterways With Crowdsourcing

Protecting the Waterways With Crowdsourcing

In December 2009, under a program for the US Department of Defense (DOD), 10 balloons were launched in plain sight across the continental United States. After disappearing into the clouds, the whereabouts of those 10 balloons was known only to the DOD.

USEPA Approves California’s New Trash Control Policy

USEPA Approves California’s New Trash Control Policy

SAN FRANCISCO –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently approved the State Water Resources Control Board’s new water quality standards for trash in California’s waters. The standards are part of the state’s new Trash Control Policy, designed to keep trash out of streams, lakes, bays, estuaries, coastal and ocean waters in

EPA Approves California’s New Trash Control Policy

SAN FRANCISCO –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently approved the State Water Resources Control Board’s new water quality standards for trash in California’s waters. The standards are part of the state’s new Trash Control Policy, designed to keep trash out of streams, lakes, bays, estuaries, coastal and ocean waters in California

Continuing Education: Two Free Webinars

Two free webinars coming up at Forester University will be of interest to stormwater professionals. These sponsored webinars each earn participants 1 PDH or 0.1 CEU. You can see a complete list of upcoming webinars here, and a list of on-demand webcasts here.

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