Stormwater

Sources Of Water Pollution
5:35 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Poll Finds High Awareness Of Stormwater Pollution In Northwest States

Residents of the Northwest see urban stormwater runoff as a top source of water pollution, according to a poll commissioned by EarthFix.

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Northwest News
6:13 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Stormwater Called The "Single Largest Contributor To Urban Pollution

Close up of a storm drain.
Photo Credit: Ashley Ahearn

Human beings are really good at paving stuff. Such as parking lots and roads.  Our development patterns have very real effects on water quality.

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New Stormwater Requirements
4:30 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

New Stormwater Regulations Promote Low Impact Development

Polluted stormwater runoff is the number one threat to clean water in the populated parts of the Northwest. Wednesday, the Washington State Department of Ecology issued new permits to manage the problem.

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