Inspect What You Expect By: Mike Chase – CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, CPISM “Inspect What You Expect” is kind of a catchy phrase. It was a directive that was given to all of the managers at a company I worked for years ago by industry professional John Lake. This phrase has always stuck with me, and […]

Rain After a Drought can be Dangerous… Watch Out! Since droughts and wildfires plague the western half of our country, flooding seems to be the least of our worries. A large, interstate rainstorm sounds like the perfect remedy for our domestic and wild ecosystems. However, if we are unprepared, a storm could lead to flooding,

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Map Markups Got you Down? Try Digital Map Editing! If you’re tired of constantly erasing, scribbling, and rewriting your site map, you should try out our Map Updating Tool.  This feature allows you to make crisp, clean, and coherent markups to your site map. By customizing your own legend, you can use numerous marks and

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Looking to Get Your Long-Term Program Started? Here are a Few Ideas! We see a lot of MS4s that struggle to get their long-term stormwater management program started. Here’s a list of things that MS4s that administer and enforce these regulations are generally required to do: Create a city ordinance.Develop design standards for post construction

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As we face droughts, flooding, and other environmental extremes across the planet, managing stormwater runoff is becoming increasingly important. One group of methods we’ve found to be most effective at managing stormwater runoff is green infrastructure, the practice of mimicking natural water infiltration process to put water where it would naturally go. In this blog,

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Simple Ways You Can Impact the Environment You’ve Never Heard Before 71% of Earth is made up of water. Water is a lifesource, habitat, power supplier, and refuge for every carbon-based organism on our planet.  With this in mind, it is important to step back and consider if we are doing enough to protect our

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Do You Know What’s Happening to Your Corrective Actions? Do you find yourself wondering if the corrective actions you identified in your inspections were completed? Or do you show up for your next inspections to find them all done, but no idea when they were completed or who did it? Do you have a system

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3 Ways You’re Wasting Time on Inspections and Don’t Even Know It Ever feel like you spend more time preparing for an inspection than doing it? Are you having trouble finding the right forms, gathering past weather data, or calling around to see if action items from the last inspection have been signed off? If

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Video: The Best Way to Manage Your Stormwater Compliance Documentation In our world, connections between people are growing at an unprecedented rate, creating a fast-paced environment where efficiency is a constant concern. Storing documents, plans, and permits in the cloud allows you to keep them accessible 24/7 from any device. With ComplianceGO, you can keep

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