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Increasing the Delivery of Residential Stewardship Practices in Urban Watersheds

Local stormwater managers will need to play a greater role in enhancing public involvement, expanding stormwater education and delivering residential stewardship practices.

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Financing Stormwater Retrofits in Philadelphia and Beyond

Financing Stormwater Retrofits in Philadelphia and Beyond

Stormwater runoff is a principal cause of urban waterway pollution nationwide, fouling rivers, lakes, beaches, and drinking water supplies. Read the case study by…

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Design Specification No 2: Sheet Flow to a Vegetated Filter Space or Conserved Open Space

Design Specification No 2: Sheet Flow to a Vegetated Filter Space or Conserved Open Space

Filter strips are vegetated areas that treat sheet flow delivered from adjacent impervious and managed turf areas by slowing runoff velocities and allowing sediment and attached pollutants to settle and/or be filtered by the vegetation.

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Technical Bulletin No 4: Baywide Runoff Reduction Method

Technical Bulletin No 4: Baywide Runoff Reduction Method

The objective of this memo is to provide the scientific basis for creating a workable engineering framework for runoff reduction and stormwater treatment practices.

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Ultra-Urban Stormwater Design and Retrofitting

Stormwater in the city is very different than in a suburban county. Webcast covers why redevelopment is difficult, but important.

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Permeable Pavement Design

Applications, innovative designs, industry advancements, installation and maintenance of permeable pavement .

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The Ghost of Stormwater Permits to Come

Bay communities will continue to struggle with MS4 permits until they can collaborate together on workable strategies.

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Technical Support for the Baywide Runoff Reduction Method

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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Winter, Road Salt and the Chesapeake Bay

Winter, Road Salt and the Chesapeake Bay

Chloride is one of the main components of road salt and there is virtually no way to remove it once it gets into the watershed.

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