Chesapeake Stormwater Network

Chesapeake Stormwater Network

New Webcasts Available!

New Webcasts Available!

Part two of our Permeable Pavement Series, and a new webcast on Pond Management! Register today!

Stream FAQ Released

Stream FAQ Released

Learn more about what projects are eligible for TMDL reductions, and what’s changed in the Phase 6 Watershed Model!

New Fact Sheet Series!

New Fact Sheet Series!

CSN has a new “Introduction to Stormwater and Watersheds” fact sheet series! Learn how urbanization impacts stream health and get the low-down on the Impervious Cover Model.

Bay Restoration Practices

Everything you need to know about the practices that can help meet the Chesapeake Bay TMDL pollution reduction goals. BMP Expert Panel reports, archived webcasts and easy to read fact sheets all in one place!

MS4 Portal

Welcome to the MS4 Portal! The MS4 Portal is a way to share tools and resources to help MS4 permittees and their consultants meet their permit requirements and the objectives of the Bay TMDL. Not a...
The CSN Advantage:

The CSN Advantage:

The Chesapeake Stormwater Network helps align and integrate the efforts of thousands of individuals working on stormwater management across the Chesapeake Bay region and around the world. It’s FREE to join the network and become the first to be notified of newly developed technical resources, free training opportunities, statewide regulatory updates and Chesapeake Bay Program stormwater alerts.

Latest Webcasts from CSN:

Webcast Archives

Urban BMPS and the Bay TMDL Webcast
An overview of the newest crediting approaches for urban stormwater!
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Environmental Site Design Criteria for the Maryland Critical Area Webcast
Environmental Site Design Criteria for the Maryland Critical Area Webcast
Apply the new ESD guidelines for phosphorus reduction in stormwater runoff within the Maryland Critical Area in our upcoming FREE Webcast!
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The BUBBAs!

The BUBBAs!

The Best Urban BMP in the Bay Awards (BUBBA) is a one-of-a-kind contest that recognizes the best urban BMPs that have been installed in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. It’s a great opportunity to share our new techniques and accomplishments (and maybe win a little cash!) Check out past winners and start thinking about what projects you’ll submit for our 2019 Awards!

Latest Newsletters from CSN:

The Stormwater Scoop

Bay Friendly Landscaping Tips!
Bay Friendly Landscaping Tips!
News and Notes from CSN for April 2018
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Spring Cleaning!
Spring Cleaning!
News and Notes from CSN for March 2018
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Feeling Salty
Feeling Salty
News and Notes from CSN for February 2018!
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The Chesapeake Stormwater Network advocates for reform of federal, state and local laws, permits, regulations and design manuals to promote more sustainable stormwater management in the Chesapeake Bay.