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  • StormwaterPA - Support StormwaterPA
    the way we think bout stormwater jobs prosperity clean water higher quality of life At the end of the day we re seeking nothing less than a healthier environment for all Pennsylvanians and for our neighbors living downstream This project is made possible thanks to input from dozens of individuals and partner organizations financial support from forward thinking foundations and donations from concerned citizens like you Support StormwaterPA Please consider

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  • StormwaterPA - Partner With Us
    documented and shared they have utilized our materials to enhance their own outreach efforts In the coming months you ll be hearing an even greater diversity of voices and noticing that the resources available through StormwaterPA will continue to grow Why Because we ll be formalizing many of our relationships into truly synergistic Partnerships to ensure that we re all working together as effectively as possible and our supporters are all getting the best bang for their buck Interested in learning more Contact Barry Lewis today 215 545 5880 If you find our storm water management stories and resources useful and would like to help spread the word we urge you to add one of our banners to your Web site blog or Facebook page Just copy the code below and paste it into your page it s easy Banners 300 x 100 Banner Copy the code Please select and copy the html text below a href http www stormwaterpa org title StormwaterPA org target blank img src http www stormwaterpa org images banner 300x100 jpg alt Learn about stormwater best management practices and successes in PA border 0 a 300 x 250 Banner Copy the code Please select and

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  • StormwaterPA - About StormwaterPA
    to occur StormwaterPA was established in 2007 to fill a growing information gap and to provide the impetus for key stakeholders to put better stormwater programs and practices in place The program has since evolved into an important source of news information discussion and from the field examples of collaborative efforts that are protecting water resources improving community health and growing local economies The conceptual development of StormwaterPA was guided by a Core Advisory Team comprised of members of Cahill Associates Chesapeake Bay Foundation Clean Water Action Delaware Riverkeeper Network and North Coventry Township We are deeply indebted to these visionaries to our ever expanding cohort of partners and to the many individuals and organizations who continue to provide input offer support and share their valuable expertise StormwaterPA is an initiative of GreenTreks Network Inc a Philadelphia based non profit communications organization whose mission is moving people towards a more sustainable world Contact Us Our Supporters None of our work to date would have been possible without the support of the dedicated group of funders who have contributed grants to the effort over the years We are eternally grateful for their vision and commitment to improving our region s environment

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  • StormwaterPA - Stormwater 101
    flows over the surface of the land This overland runoff stormwater feeds our surface waters but it also carries sediments chemicals automobile oil trash and other natural and not so natural debris along with it Groundcover trees soil wetlands and a wide range of other landscape features act as buffers and barriers that slow stormwater trap or filter out pollutants and enable infiltration and evaporation to occur The Water Cycle

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  • StormwaterPA - Managing Runoff
    health Improving stormwater management programs has become a front burner issue for communities all across the Commonwealth not only because of increased pressure from state and federal regulatory agencies but because preventing runoff related problems before they occur makes good economic sense Not only that proper stormwater management enhances quality of life for local residents and preserves the water resources we so heavily rely upon For Flood Prevention To Improve

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  • StormwaterPA - SWM Regs
    which disturb more than one acre of land This might sound straightforward enough but there are additional layers new programs and evolving permit requirements to consider all of which can make coordination and management of stormwater programs pretty complex Adding to the mix is Pennsylvania s unique system of power sharing amongst different levels of government as laid out in the Pennsylvania Storm Water Management Act of 1978 more commonly known as Act 167 The Act requires counties to create watershed level stormwater management plans and individual municipalities to adopt ordinances to implement the plans Key moving targets to keep an eye on include EPA s National Rulemaking process TMDLs or total daily maximum load especially important is the pollution diet for the Chesapeake Bay and PA s Watershed Implementation Plan WIP which is DEP s proposal for our role in bringing the Bay back to health and Changes to PA s Chapter 102 requirements and MS4 Permits Related News from our Blog Public Art takes on Pollution Tuesday 10 September 2013 In Reno Nevada the Truckee River is the main source of drinking water In today s guest blog Paul Klein the Creative Director for the City of Reno discusses a public art project that educates people on preventing water pollution Read Full Post Guest Commentary National Education art storm drain art public art pollution creative solutions reno nevada runoff Comments 1 What happens to Superfund sites after a Superstorm Monday 19 November 2012 After hearing Morning Edition s coverage of how toxic chemicals may have been carried in the flood waters I examine flood water contamination in nearby states Read Full Post National flood contamination superfund npr wall street journal wnyc new york new jersey sandy storm surge Comments 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last SWM

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  • StormwaterPA - Planning
    permit and ordinance requirements incorporating BMPs this may be well and good for undeveloped areas but what do older built out communities do to deal with runoff problems that are the result of development that occurred in the past Incorporating green features into infrastructure decisions is an increasingly viable method of improving stormwater management in many situations and besides the stormwater functions many such elements bring other benefits to communities Related Videos Check out how two very different developments dealt with stormwater management by planning ahead Related News from our Blog Getting Local About Stormwater Saving Streams helps the Chesapeake Bay Wednesday 30 May 2012 At a recent meeting of self described stormwater geeks facilitated by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Chesapeake Stormwater Network Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Water Environment Research Foundation discussions ranged far and wide At the end of the day two days actually they came back to the central theme local implementation is what will get the job done Read Full Post BMPs Green Infrastructure National Chesapeake Bay Education Low Impact Development Chesapeake Bay green infrastructure CSO stormwater runoff trash water quality Comments 0 Schuylkill River Trail Connecting Philadelphians to a more sustainable future Friday 02 March 2012 With a new section of the Schuylkill River Trail completed people are recognizing the importance of this vital waterway Read Full Post Low Impact Development water philadelphia schuylkill river trail recreation manayunk Comments 0 Site Design PA Stormwater Standards In Pennsylvania the regulatory standards for post construction stormwater discharges state that In Areas Tributary to High Quality and Exceptional Value Special Protection Waters there shall be no degradation of existing or designated stream quality through a change in post construction stormwater runoff volume rate and quality In Areas Tributary to Waters other than Special Protection any

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  • StormwaterPA - Green Infrastructure
    of using green solutions to meet the challenges presented by rain and we re thrilled to be working to document and share the many innovative practices that are being put into place Harrisburg Lancaster Pittsburgh and many other cities and towns are getting aboard and an exciting movement is in the making Businesses farmers and homeowners are also joining the mix This 3 minute promo about Philadelphia s effort offers a pretty exciting vision of what a City can be Other Videos We ve developed an entire series of videos in partnership with PWD and others to show not only how the cityscape is changing but how neighborhoods are being positively impacted by the Green Tools that are being used to deal with rainwater Below is a small sampling go to Videos to check out the rest Related News from our Blog Film Screening this Thursday March 20 2014 Tuesday 18 March 2014 Free screening of Green City Clean Waters in Philadelphia this Thursday followed by a panel discussion with TTF Watershed Partnership Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners and PowerCorps PHL Read Full Post Green Infrastructure film screening events green city clean waters philadelphia water department green stormwater infrastructure partners sustainable business network tookany tacony frankford watershed partnership powercorps phl citycoho philly nexus philadelphia Comments 0 Infill Philadelphia Soak it Up Video Screening Thursday 21 March 2013 InFill Philadelphia s Soak It Up competition brought out some inspiring community designs Our documentary captures the exciting process which will be discussed further tonight at the Academy of the Natural Sciences Read Full Post Green Infrastructure green infrastructure design philadelphia water department U S Environmental Protection Agency Community Design Collaborative Infill Philadelphia Soak It Up Green City Clean Waters competition Comments 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Green Jobs Basin Retrofit

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