Watersheds and Stream Health

Watersheds and Stream Health

A Wade in DC’s Waters: Creating and maintaining an urban Rapid Stream Assessment Program

The District Dept. of Energy & Environment (DOEE)’s Rapid Stream Assessment (RSA) Program was created in order to address a new MS4 (stormwater) permit...
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Enhancing Soil Health and Rewilding Our Landscapes One Stream at a Time

Stream and floodplain restoration has become a billion-dollar industry in the United States (US) and is a popular management practice in the mid-Atlantic US. Floodplains are being restored to enhance hydrologic connectivity, reduce sediment erosion, and enhance runoff nitrogen removal via processes like denitrification.

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I-1 Urban Watershed Basics

The first fact sheet in CSN's new Intro to Stormwater and Watersheds series! Get introduced to urban watersheds with this short guide.
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I-2 Urbanization and Stream Quality

The second installment in CSN's Intro to Stormwater and Watersheds series. Learn about the impacts that urbanization have on the health and function of...
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I-3 The Impervious Cover Model

The third fact sheet in CSN's Intro to Stormwater and Watersheds series. Get introduced to the Impervious Cover Model and how it can be...
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Is Impervious Cover Still Important? Review of Recent Research

ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering Article: Is Impervious Cover Still Important? Review of Recent Research; April 2009
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Land Use Loading Literature Review Task Summary and Results

This technical memo summarizes a recent literature review and synthesis on the current science on runoff generation and unit nutrient and sediment loading rates for...
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Non-regulated Stormwater Memo

April 2018 memo. The Phase 3 WIP Challenge: The extent of unregulated urban land and small MS4s in the Chesapeake Bay watershed makes urban...
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Peculiarities of Pervious Cover: A Research Synthesis on Allocating Pollutant Loads to Urban Land Uses...

This report makes recommendations on where and how to allocate pollutant loads from various urban land uses/covers to improve the simulation of the urban...
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