Stormwater News

Non-Green Rooftops
Pine Roofing Shingles

Roof runoff quality is fundamentally determined by the nature of the roof surface, which can be quire diverse.
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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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