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The Threat of Climate Change to Urban Stormwater Infrastructure

https://chesapeakestormwater.net/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/GMT20240717-155924_Recording_2560x1440.mp4Extreme events throughout the USA and the world have become mainstream news, causing tens and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, not to...
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Advancing Sustainable Stormwater Management in the Chesapeake Bay Region: Use of Innovative Biochar Technology for...

This presentation will overview the advanced use of biochar technology for sustainable stormwater management within the Chesapeake Bay Region. Biochar,...
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CUSP FAQs

What is CUSP?The Chesapeake Urban Stormwater Professionals (CUSP) is a free professional training program from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network. We are able to offer...
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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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Transforming IDEE

The City of Rockville is a NPDES MS4 Phase II community located in the Washington, DC metro area. The City has refocused its Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE) program from traditional outfall dry weather flow investigations to target inspections of commercial facilities that have the potential to discharge pollutants into our storm drains and streams.

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Non-Traditional Workers & the Stormwater Industry: A Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion

Join us to explore leveraging the gig economy to recruit non-traditional workers to the stormwater industry. We will discuss the role of diversity and inclusion in sparking innovation and resilience in this sector.

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Reimagine Middle Branch

Reimagine Middle Branch is the most ambitious environmental justice project in the country, transforming the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River from Baltimore’s forgotten...
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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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The Urban Soil Condundrum

Urban soils are the workhorses of stormwater management and also of our infrastructure. They are expected to provide structural support to our buildings and...
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The State of Public Sector Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) 2022

The State of Public Sector GSI is the first nation-wide report and corresponding data dashboard elevating the responses of 50 stormwater management organizations across the...
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From Turf to Trees: Campus Community at the John B Cary School

Featuring our 2023 BUBBAS Grand Prize Winner! Growing up in urban Southeast Washington DC, Principal Michael Powell was shaped by the time he spent...
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Chesapeake Stormwater Network
22 W. Padonia Rd., Suite C-348, Timonium, MD 21093

David Wood
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Michele Berry
MBerry.CSN@outlook.com

410-750-7635