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  • StormwaterPA - Category Tags
    session proposal Comments 0 The Role of Trees and Forests in Managing Municipal Stormwater Tuesday 05 June 2012 09 30 00 June 5th Webinar at Noon presented by the Pennsylvania Urban Community Forestry Council Featuring Vincent Cotrone Extension Urban Forester ISA Certified Arborist Penn State Extension the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Read Full Post BMPs Education Green Infrastructure Research stormwater runoff water quality urban forests trees buffers vegetation Comments 0 What s Your Water Footprint Friday 16 March 2012 10 00 00 The Nature Conservancy recently posted research analyzing the water footprint of Americans How much hidden water do we use every day Read Full Post Research water footprint water use nature conservancy water footprint network impact Comments 0 Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Green Infrastructure Wednesday 01 February 2012 12 33 55 A recent article in the Center for Watershed Protection s newsletter on the costs and benefits of green infrastructure raises some interesting points Read Full Post Research Green Infrastructure center for watershed protection green infrastructure costs benefits cost data Comments 0 RSS Feed Tags green infrastructure education Green City Clean Waters schuylkill water quality watershed philadelphia water department stormwater runoff events pollution Categories Education

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  • StormwaterPA - SWM Regs in PA
    plans and that each affected municipality adopt specific stormwater ordinances to implement their respective Act 167 plan Pennsylvania has 2566 municipalities distributed across 376 designated stormwater management watersheds and each of these localities as its own set of natural social and cultural features This unique sharing of power and authority between levels of government was designed to provide maximum flexibility to address the specific characteristics of each watershed So what does this all mean Permits are required for MS4 communities construction activities and industrial facilities but the last line of defense in stormwater management can be found in the local ordinances established by individual municipalities whether they are an MS4 or not Land development activities which alter the character of landscape are subject to state and federal laws and permit requirements but it is the local zoning and ordinances that ultimately make the difference in minimizing the adverse effects of stormwater runoff Related News from our Blog A Healthy Wissahickon We All Have a Part to Play Monday 26 January 2015 After a successful soft release screening event at the historic Ambler Theater last Fall GreenTreks Network is excited to bring its latest mini documentary to StormwaterPA Read Full Post Education Delaware Estuary TMDL Comments 0 Water Reporter Wednesday 09 October 2013 At the Chesapeake Watershed forum I learned about an exciting new app Water Reporter This app empowers people to report on pollution problems and positive activities along their waterways Read Full Post Chesapeake Bay chesapeake watershed forum potomac river anacostia river riverkeepers waterkeepers shenandoah apps water quality reports chesapeake Comments 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last SWM Regs MS4 Program NPDES Permits Get Local Comprehensive SWM Policy In September 2002 in an attempt to integrate its various stormwater management programs including MS4 Permits NPDES Construction Permits

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  • StormwaterPA - Videos on Map
    all over the state Browse All By Location By Issue By BMP See All On Map JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to use Google Maps However it seems JavaScript is either disabled or not supported by your browser To view Google Maps enable JavaScript by changing your browser options and then try again Click the map above to see more information and link to each case study

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  • StormwaterPA - Videos
    Google Maps enable JavaScript by changing your browser options and then try again Showing Posts By All Showing Posts By Location Delaware Estuary watershed Showing Posts By Issue Showing Posts By BMP Showing Posts By BMP Protecting Water Quality Preserving Quality of Life in the NJ Highlands 9 29 Highlands creeks and streams are key tributaries of the Delaware River so their water qua A Healthy Wissahickon We All Have a Part to Play 1 03 The Wissahickon Creek is a gem that s under constant stress and it takes all hands on dec Healthy Urban Waters Empowering People Improving Communities Creating Jobs 9 43 The case for the cost effectiveness multiple community benefits and job creation potenti Soak It Up Philly Stormwater Trees 1 40 Help keep our rivers clean Plant a tree in your yard to help reduce stormwater and beauti Stormwater Bumpouts Calmer Community Cleaner Creek 4 26 Controlling polluted runoff creates more bang for the buck when systems improve water qual Tacony Creek Restoration Improving Water Quality and Quality of Life 3 59 Polluted runoff is the 1 cause of water quality problems We can protect Pennsylvania s w Kensington Green Street 1 15 In the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia rain gardens and tree trenches are helping Clean Water A Long Journey from the Source to Our Tap 2 19 Polluted runoff is the 1 cause of water quality problems We can protect Pennsylvania s w Rain Gardens Saving Streams One Yard at a Time 6 29 By creating a rain garden you can capture water from your downspouts and yard in a way th Pervious Pavement 6 02 Pervious pavement mimics the natural system of keeping rainwater on site Restoring Plum Run Turning Red Streams to Blue 9 52 In Chester County people are restoring

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  • StormwaterPA - Videos
    16 Minimize disturbance 12 Cluster and concentrate 6 Structural Rain Garden 20 Pervious pavement 14 Detention basin 12 Riparian buffer 11 Other green infrastructure 11 Runoff capture reuse 10 Rain Barrels 7 Infiltration basin 7 Vegetated swale 6 Tree trenches 6 JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to use Google Maps However it seems JavaScript is either disabled or not supported by your browser To view Google Maps enable JavaScript by changing your browser options and then try again Showing Posts By All Showing Posts By Location Chesapeake Bay watershed Showing Posts By Issue Showing Posts By BMP Showing Posts By BMP Saving Streams in the Cedar Run Watershed 12 01 Locals work to protect Cedar Run from the effects of flooding and water pollution through Managing Runoff in Paxton Creek A Practical Approach 9 05 After years of being little more than a stormwater drain the Paxton Creek is brought back Miller s Farm Agricultural BMPs 7 05 One family farm takes a pro active approach to reduce their impact on the Chesapeake Bay Low Impact Development 5 52 A system of more than 100 BMPs handles runoff on a 259 unit residential community by focus Capturing

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  • StormwaterPA - Videos
    view Google Maps enable JavaScript by changing your browser options and then try again Showing Posts By All Showing Posts By Location Showing Posts By Issue Impacts from Development Showing Posts By BMP Showing Posts By BMP Protecting Water Quality Preserving Quality of Life in the NJ Highlands 9 29 Highlands creeks and streams are key tributaries of the Delaware River so their water qua A Healthy Wissahickon We All Have a Part to Play 1 03 The Wissahickon Creek is a gem that s under constant stress and it takes all hands on dec Healthy Urban Waters Empowering People Improving Communities Creating Jobs 9 43 The case for the cost effectiveness multiple community benefits and job creation potenti Soak It Up Philly Stormwater Trees 1 40 Help keep our rivers clean Plant a tree in your yard to help reduce stormwater and beauti Stormwater Bumpouts Calmer Community Cleaner Creek 4 26 Controlling polluted runoff creates more bang for the buck when systems improve water qual Tacony Creek Restoration Improving Water Quality and Quality of Life 3 59 Polluted runoff is the 1 cause of water quality problems We can protect Pennsylvania s w Kensington Green Street 1 15 In the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia rain gardens and tree trenches are helping Clean Water A Long Journey from the Source to Our Tap 2 19 Polluted runoff is the 1 cause of water quality problems We can protect Pennsylvania s w Pervious Pavement 6 02 Pervious pavement mimics the natural system of keeping rainwater on site Restoring Plum Run Turning Red Streams to Blue 9 52 In Chester County people are restoring the health of their drinking water sources Mowing to Meadows 5 19 Mown lawn covers many open spaces but rain runs off this land as though it was

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  • StormwaterPA - Videos
    by your browser To view Google Maps enable JavaScript by changing your browser options and then try again Showing Posts By All Showing Posts By Location Showing Posts By Issue Flooding Showing Posts By BMP Showing Posts By BMP A Healthy Wissahickon We All Have a Part to Play 1 03 The Wissahickon Creek is a gem that s under constant stress and it takes all hands on dec Healthy Urban Waters Empowering People Improving Communities Creating Jobs 9 43 The case for the cost effectiveness multiple community benefits and job creation potenti Soak It Up Philly Stormwater Trees 1 40 Help keep our rivers clean Plant a tree in your yard to help reduce stormwater and beauti Stormwater Bumpouts Calmer Community Cleaner Creek 4 26 Controlling polluted runoff creates more bang for the buck when systems improve water qual Restoring Plum Run Turning Red Streams to Blue 9 52 In Chester County people are restoring the health of their drinking water sources Percy Street Goes Green Another Philadelphia First 5 32 Philadelphia s first porous green street replaces traditional impervious asphalt and red Neighborhood Parks Partnership in Action 7 22 A new township park demonstrates what is possible when vision flexibility and cooperatio Rethinking Basins Putting Nature to Work 9 06 Research has shown that traditional stormwater basins aren t very effective but retrofits Constructed Wetland 6 52 To help reduce water pollution and prevent flooding Villanova University builds a model c Saving Streams in the Cedar Run Watershed 12 01 Locals work to protect Cedar Run from the effects of flooding and water pollution through Managing Runoff in Paxton Creek A Practical Approach 9 05 After years of being little more than a stormwater drain the Paxton Creek is brought back Creating Community Columbus Square Park 7 05

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  • StormwaterPA - Videos
    enable JavaScript by changing your browser options and then try again Showing Posts By All Showing Posts By Location Showing Posts By Issue Poor Water Quality Showing Posts By BMP Showing Posts By BMP Protecting Water Quality Preserving Quality of Life in the NJ Highlands 9 29 Highlands creeks and streams are key tributaries of the Delaware River so their water qua A Healthy Wissahickon We All Have a Part to Play 1 03 The Wissahickon Creek is a gem that s under constant stress and it takes all hands on dec Soak It Up Philly Stormwater Trees 1 40 Help keep our rivers clean Plant a tree in your yard to help reduce stormwater and beauti Tacony Creek Restoration Improving Water Quality and Quality of Life 3 59 Polluted runoff is the 1 cause of water quality problems We can protect Pennsylvania s w Clean Water A Long Journey from the Source to Our Tap 2 19 Polluted runoff is the 1 cause of water quality problems We can protect Pennsylvania s w Rain Gardens Saving Streams One Yard at a Time 6 29 By creating a rain garden you can capture water from your downspouts and yard in a way th Restoring Plum Run Turning Red Streams to Blue 9 52 In Chester County people are restoring the health of their drinking water sources Rethinking Basins Putting Nature to Work 9 06 Research has shown that traditional stormwater basins aren t very effective but retrofits Green Homes 7 15 To control runoff into nearby Cobbs Creek a West Philadelphia neighborhood gets a green m Managing Runoff in Paxton Creek A Practical Approach 9 05 After years of being little more than a stormwater drain the Paxton Creek is brought back The Watershed Connection East Falls 5 13 At

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