CSN Reports

Performance Enhancing Devices for Stormwater Best Management Practices
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New technical report on the nutrient removal potential of performance enhancing devices for stormwater BMPs.
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Urban Toxic Contaminants in the Chesapeake Bay
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Can stormwater BMPs that are used to reduce nutrient and sediment loads for the Bay pollution diet also offer additional benefits to reduce toxic contaminants ?
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Homeowner BMP Guide
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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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Technical Bulletin No 10: Bioretention Illustrated!
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A Visual Guide for Constructing, Inspecting, Maintaining and Verifying the Bioretention Practice
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The Reformulated Impervious Cover Model
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The reformulated ICM includes three important changes to the original model.
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Stormwater Guidance for Karst Terrain
Sinkholes can commonly occur in karst soils.

Karst is a dynamic landscape characterized by sinkholes, springs, and caves. Karst terrain complicates the land development process and requires a unique approach to stormwater design.
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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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