Chesapeake Stormwater Network

Why Join The Network?

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.

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Training Programs

Chesapeake Urban Stormwater Professionals (CUSP) Training Program is a free, new professional training program from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network! 

Bay Restoration Resources

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!

BUBBA Awards

The Best Urban BMP in the Bay Awards (BUBBA) is a one-of-a-kind contest that recognizes the best stormwater practices and programs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. It’s a great opportunity to share our innovations and accomplishments (and maybe win a little cash!)

About Us

We support a network of nearly 11,000 stormwater professionals from within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and beyond. Together, we aim to advance the science and practice of watershed restoration. We build capacity through training, collaboration, and networking. Whether you need a refresher on the basics, or are looking for the latest information from the Chesapeake Bay Program, CSN is well-positioned to help!

Our Mission

The Chesapeake Stormwater Network promotes more sustainable, resilient, and equitable stormwater management across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. CSN supports and connects a growing network of professionals to advance better stormwater planning, design and maintenance through innovative training and technical resources designed to meet the needs of the diverse communities across the watershed.

Upcoming Events

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Recent Post

Spotlight: A Different Approach to “Fixing” Drainage

Spotlight: A Different Approach to “Fixing” Drainage

Late Fall 2020 Residential stewardship is a hot topic for homeowners to make their own changes and increase stormwater management in their own homes....
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Spotlight: Anacostia River Watershed Smart Integrated Stormwater Management

Spotlight: Anacostia River Watershed Smart Integrated Stormwater Management

Smart BMP Retrofit In light of innovation, this spotlight is for the 3rd place winner for the 2017 Best BMP Retrofit BUBBA, Anacostia River...
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BUBBAs Spotlight: Cattail Creek Restoration

BUBBAs Spotlight: Cattail Creek Restoration

This spotlight article is part of a short series featuring some of our past Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award (BUBBA) winners. In...
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Spotlight on Capital Region Water: The Recipe for Community Engagement Success

Spotlight on Capital Region Water: The Recipe for Community Engagement...

Caroline Spiccioli This spotlight article is part of a short series featuring some of our past Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award (BUBBA)...
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Stormwater Scoop: May 2021

Stormwater Scoop: May 2021

News and Notes from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network for May, 2021. Featuring a look back at our Watershed Hacks webcast series from 2020, and...
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Stormwater Scoop: April 2021

Stormwater Scoop: April 2021

News and Notes from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network for April, 2021. Featuring a new memo on BMP vulnerability to climate change, and archived recordings...
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Stormwater Scoop: March 2021

Stormwater Scoop: March 2021

News and Notes from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network for March, 2021. Featuring the BUBBAs Finalists, Runoff Rendezvous Registration, and a new memo on Impervious...
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BUBBAs History Spotlight: Broad Branch and Linnean Park Tributary (2015)

BUBBAs History Spotlight: Broad Branch and Linnean Park Tributary (2015)

One of the goals of the BUBBAs contest is to shed light on the best and most innovative restoration projects across the Chesapeake Bay...
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BUBBAs History Spotlight: Plum and Walnut St. Green Intersection (2014)

BUBBAs History Spotlight: Plum and Walnut St. Green Intersection (2014)

Some might say that the BUBBAs started at a crossroads. Others who are less dramatically inclined might just say that the first ever Best...
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Spotlight on the Elizabeth River Project

Spotlight on the Elizabeth River Project

For this month's spotlight, we are featuring the work of the Elizabeth River Project. Both the video and the article are courtesy of Mike...
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Join the Network

Join the Network and be the first to receive notification of newly developed technical resources, free training opportunities, statewide regulatory updates and Chesapeake Bay Program stormwater alerts. You can also help share your experiences with effective practices and programs, provide peer review on innovative practices, weigh in on critical stormwater legislation and regulations, participate in state and regional stormwater surveys, and help spread the sustainable stormwater message in your community. 

Joining is simple and FREE, just like all of our resources!

Email Us, We would love to hear from you

Chesapeake Stormwater Network
117 Ingleside Ave, Baltimore, MD 21228

Tom Schueler
watershedguy@hotmail.com

David Wood
Wood.CSN@outlook.com

410-750-7635