Stormwater News

Homeowner Stewardship TED Talk

Watch CSN Executive Director, Tom Schueler, in his very own ‘TED’ talk discussing “The Role of Homeowner Stewardship in Restoring Our Streams and the Bay”!
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Homeowner BMP Guide

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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Making Stormwater Retrofits Pay, Case Study in DC
Washington Monument

If retrofitting your property with a stormwater best management practice (BMP) paid dividends, would you do it?
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Stormwater Pond Management
Stormwater ponds capture runoff and reduce nutrients in the water.

Our friends at University of Maryland Extension office put together this great resource on stormwater pond management. It gives a brief background on stormwater ponds and focuses on maintenance for water quality.
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Turfgrass Nutrient Management Bulletin

New England Regional Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizer and Associated Management Practice Recommendations For Lawns Based on Water Quality Considerations.
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Seeking Nominations: Erosion, Sediment Control Panel

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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D.C., National Leader for Green Roof Installation in 2011
Green roof in D.C. Image courtesy  of Wayfaring Travel Guide

The green roof industry grew by 115 percent over the course of 2011 and Washington D.C. was the first time market leader!
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Maintenance Matters!

New University of Florida study discusses the sediment and corresponding nutrient content associated with street sweeping, catch basin clean-out and routine BMP maintenance.
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Financing Stormwater Retrofits in Philadelphia and Beyond
Curb cuts into rain gardens reduce rain runoff from streets

Stormwater runoff is a principal cause of urban waterway pollution nationwide, fouling rivers, lakes, beaches, and drinking water supplies. Read the case study by…
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Soil Health Conference

The conference will address the importance of soil health and will offer three concurrent tracks on the impact on stormwater, surface water and groundwater and the landscape.
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