Between the rise of green infrastructure, the effects of climate change, increasingly complex regulations, and the seemingly endless pursuit of infrastructure funding, the stormwater management sector is more dynamic than most public services. Stay on top of new trends, studies, and developments that shape the stormwater sector with these resources.
The latest stormwater articles, videos, and other content from throughout the organization and across the water sector.
Nobel Prize-winning climatologist Kevin Trenberth explores the complex relationship between climate change and atmospheric moisture.Continue Reading
DC Water completes Northeast Boundary Tunnel ahead of schedule after 5 years of construction.Continue Reading
Recent research efforts illustrate that using past data to predict future flooding is becoming less appropriate in a warming world.Continue Reading
A pair of recent studies show how simple green infrastructure can virtually eliminate salmon mortality rates due to toxic runoff from roadwaysContinue Reading
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The Stormwater Community annually hosts the National Stormwater Policy Forum to advance the latest legislative and regulatory concerns of the stormwater sector legislators and regulators. This outreach includes creating the Recommendation to Improve the Stormwater Program In the U.S. document that stormwater advocates can use year-round.
Based on input from leading stormwater professionals, this report details the challenges, opportunities, and pathways to improving the nation’s stormwater systems to make them more efficient, effective, and sustainable.
This updated version was released in June 2023.
This special publication presents state-of-the-art stormwater modeling and is a practical tool that presents a broad compilation of existing models, their capabilities, and a roadmap for users to assist in the selection of such models for diverse applications.
WEF Manual of Practice No. 39 includes the best practices for the continued operation of stormwater control measures (SCMs) for your stormwater programs. The material covered will be of particular use to designers of SCMs, utility managers, and O&M staff.Get MOP 39
A must-read for agencies and public works departments interested in developing charge systems for stormwater programs based on fee structures.Purchase the book
This book provides actionable information promoting the implementation of green infrastructure. Unlike most publications, which focus on technical design of individual green elements, this peer-reviewed book tackles topics related directly to the ability to implement green infrastructure.Purchase the book
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