Real time monitoring and control of green infrastructure for improved stormwater management

Stormwater green infrastructure (GI) provides many benefits to our society and helps to protect our precious ecosystems Being passive and natural systems, GI exhibit natural variability in their performance. As […]

Innovative Stormwater Management: How Using Biochar-Amended Iron-Enhanced Sand Filters Can Reduce the Flow of Bacteria (E. coli) and Phosphorus Into Our Water Bodies

As rainfall events become more frequent and intense, watershed management becomes paramount. Elevated bacteria levels in the nation’s surface waters are a public health issue–leading to sick pets, beach closures, […]

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop

Join us to Build Your Own Rain Barrel on Saturday, April 23rd to promote the use of green infrastructure and to improve the health of the Rock River watershed. The average […]

Co-Design Sustainable, Resilient, and Just Nature-based Stormwater Solutions with Communities

Nature-based Solutions apply ecological design to address societal challenges. Climate change has aggravated extreme hazard events such as floods, droughts, extreme heat, and fires that threaten livelihood of communities, especially […]

Stormwater Workshop

This two-morning webinar offers stormwater professionals a chance to hear experts from around the state share their experiences in: Separating basements from groundwater; TMDL compliance plans; Leaf management; Road salt […]

Managing Water on Your Property with Melinda Myers

Reduce maintenance and improve the health and beauty of your lawn and landscape by implementing stormwater-friendly strategies. We’ll cover steps to help capture rainwater by improving the soil, utilizing rain […]

Equipping Municipalities with Climate Change Data to Inform Stormwater Management

To appropriately size infrastructure, stormwater managers use estimates of precipitation amount over a range of durations and recurrence intervals (e.g., 100-year 24-hour storms). These estimates are created for every location […]

What Do We Know About Permeable Pavement?

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has been evaluating the water quality and quantity benefits of permeable pavements at a site in Madison, Wisconsin since 2014.  USGS monitoring efforts have […]

What Do We Know About Permeable Pavement?

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has been evaluating the water quality and quantity benefits of permeable pavements at a site in Madison, Wisconsin since 2014. USGS monitoring efforts have […]

NEWSC Dredging Workshop

Stormwater ponds were constructed en masse several years ago, requiring only annual inspections and minor maintenance since. But they were put in place with the understanding sediment would need to […]