CSN Reports

Be a Chesapeake Bay Retriever: Designing Effective Outreach Programs to Reduce Pet Waste

New report on how to design effective outreach programs to reduce pet waste!
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Performance Enhancing Devices for Stormwater Best Management Practices

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

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

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!

A Visual Guide for Constructing, Inspecting, Maintaining and Verifying the Bioretention Practice
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The Reformulated Impervious Cover Model

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

Bay stormwater managers are rapidly shifting their focus to reduce the volume of runoff rather than merely treating its quality.
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