Exploring Diverse Funding Sources for MS4 Stormwater Programs

Exploring Diverse Funding Sources for MS4 Stormwater Programs Municipalities face a significant task in managing stormwater, particularly under the regulations for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s). Funding these crucial programs is a complex puzzle that involves a variety of sources, each playing a vital role in maintaining and enhancing stormwater management. In this blog, […]

Essential Steps for Builders to Prevent Stormwater Permit Penalties

Essential Steps for Builders to Prevent Stormwater Permit Penalties For builders and construction professionals, navigating the complexities of stormwater permits is a critical aspect of project management. This blog serves as a guide to help you understand and implement key strategies to stay compliant with stormwater regulations, thereby avoiding costly fines and potential consent decree

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Why Care About Stormwater Pollution?

Stormwater pollution is a critical environmental issue that impacts water quality, public health, the environment, and the economy. From the runoff on our streets to the chemicals and pollutants entering our waterways, the consequences are far-reaching. But there’s hope—individuals and businesses alike have the power to make a positive impact.

Impact of Stormwater Pollution in the US

Exploring the Broad Impact of Polluted Stormwater on U.S. Waters Stormwater pollution in the United States is a critical environmental challenge with far-reaching impacts. This blog unravels how contaminated runoff from urban and rural areas significantly affects aquatic ecosystems, public health, and the economy. We delve into the ways pollutants like heavy metals and chemicals

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Securing-Local-Government-Support-for-MS4-Stormwater-Initiatives

Securing Local Government Support for MS4 Stormwater Initiatives Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) face a critical challenge: securing necessary funding and support from local governments. This blog delves into effective strategies for MS4s to navigate this complex terrain. We’ll explore how educating local officials, developing comprehensive plans, and fostering community partnerships can pave the

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Raining construction site

Changes in Cloud-Based SWPPPs and EPA Permit Requirements Stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPPs) are an integral component for stormwater management methods including managing runoff from construction sites to prevent pollution of water sources. SWPPPs are typically required for construction projects and industrial facilities exposed to stormwater runoff  in the United States under the Clean Water

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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 stormwater

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