CSN Research

Peculiarities of Pervious Cover Final Report
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HOT OFF THE PRESS: Where are all the Nutrients Coming From? Final Report Now Available on Pollutant Loads from urban land!
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Homeowner BMP Guide
HomeownerGuide

CSN’s newly released Homeowner BMP Guide presents a step by step approach for analyzing your property to find out whether it makes sense to install a rain garden or other residential stewardship practices.
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Seeking Nominations: Erosion, Sediment Control Panel
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Are you, or someone you know, an expert in Erosion and Sediment Control? Help us build an expert panel on Erosion and Sediment Control.
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Stormwater Guidance for Coastal Plains
Inlets of Chesapeake Bay along the Coastal Plain of eastern Maryland

From a stormwater perspective, terrain matters a lot more than state boundaries. However, the bulk of stormwater research has taken place in only one terrain.
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The Grass Crop of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Turf grass covers a large portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed

It may surprise you, but lawns and turf grass is now the largest crop grown in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
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Technical Support for the Baywide Runoff Reduction Method
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Bay stormwater managers are rapidly shifting their focus to reduce the volume of runoff rather than merely treating its quality.
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Winter, Road Salt and the Chesapeake Bay
Road Salt

Chloride is one of the main components of road salt and there is virtually no way to remove it once it gets into the watershed.
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