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Runoff Rundown

Runoff Rundown is the Center for Watershed Protection’s e-newsletter featuring project updates and the latest news from the Center. Contact Karen Cappiella at with questions or suggestions.

Current Issue:

January 2019, Issue #78
Project Updates: Expanding the Agricultural BMP Database; Constructing Stormwater Retrofits in Maryland: Challenges & Recommendations for Cost Estimation
Staff Profile: Meet Deb
CWP News: Promote Your Watershed Content through Center Lunch & Learns and Blogs; New Bulletin Now Available!
Upcoming Events: Lunch & Learn, Enjoy a Drink on Us; Webcast on Nutrient Trading; 2019 National Watershed & Stormwater Conference; Operation and Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures Conference

Past Issues:

November 2018, Issue # 77
Project Update: Guidance for Developing an Offsite Stormwater Compliance Program for Redevelopment Projects in Massachusetts, Refining Stream Erosion Rates and Stream Restoration Credits in York County, PA & Improving Stormwater Management at Maryland State Parks
Staff Profile: Meet Karen T.
CWP News: 5 Reasons to Attend our Conference, Donate while you shop for the holidays & Follow us on Instagram
Upcoming Events:  Giving Tuesday & 2019 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference

September 2018, Issue # 76
Project Update: Performance Enhancing Devices for Stormwater BMPs
Staff Profile: Meet Chris S.
CWP News: New Resources on Trees and Stormwater, How Asbestos Finds its Way into Water Sources, Phosphorus Release in Stormwater Ponds, New Videos and Website for the Clean Water Certificate Training Program!
Upcoming Events:  Upcoming Webcast, Next Lunch & Learn & 2019 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference

July 2018, Issue # 75
Project Update: Helping Pennsylvania Municipalities Work Together to Achieve Cleaner Water & Gwinnett County, GA Stormwater Management Manual Training
Staff Profile: Meet Carol W.
CWP News:  Ellicott City’s Main Street is too risky to reopen businesses post flooding, Veterans Memorial Park upgrades successful in first test & Ellicott City rebuilding may require ‘drastic’ changes!
Upcoming Events:  Water Research Summit, Ecotone ‘Think Like a Mountain’ Workshop, Upcoming Webcast & 2019 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference

May 2018, Issue # 74
Project Update: Targeting Regulatory Protections to Vulnerable Forests in the Delaware River Watershed
Staff Profile: Meet Bryan S.
CWP News:  2018 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference Highlights, Life-Changing Green Jobs Training Program Expands to D.C., Beyond Lead: Infrastructure Concerns and Water Quality & Hermes Creative Award Winner!
Upcoming Events:  IECA Delaware Roadshow: Coastal Resiliency Planning, Upcoming Webcast & 2019 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference

March 2018, Issue # 73
Project Update: Technical Support for Agricultural BMPs in the Mississippi River Basin
Staff Profile: Meet Bill S.
CWP News:  New Case Studies on Conservation Design and Smart Growth & the Top Three Reasons YOU Should Attend the National Watershed and Stormwater Conference in April
Upcoming Events: 2018 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference & Webcasts

January 2018, Issue # 72
Project Update: An Updated Code and Ordinance Worksheet for Improving Local Development Regulations
Project Update:Making Urban Trees Count
Staff Profile: Meet Bill H.
CWP News: Press Release: Updated Planning Tool Helps Communities Evaluate Development Regulations & New Blog: “Can Urban BMPs Treat Toxics Too?”
Upcoming Events: 2018 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference

November 2017, Issue # 71
Project Update: Helping the Nation’s Capital Reduce Sediment Pollution
Staff Profile: Meet Ari
CWP News: New Center Website; New Blogs: “Public Private Partnerships for Stormwater: Are We Sacrificing Innovation and Quality for Lower Costs?” & “Chesapeake Bay Program Urban Stream Restoration FAQs”
Upcoming Events: 2018 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference

September 2017, Issue # 70
Project Update: Solutions to Polluted Runoff in Two Maryland Neighborhoods
Staff Profile: Meet Laurel
CWP News: Save the Date for the 2018 Conference; New Blog: Agricultural BMP Research Needs; New Watershed Science Bulletin Ask the Experts: Stream Restoration
Upcoming Events: Better Site Design Webcast

July 2017, Issue # 69
Project Update: Nutrient Reduction in North Carolina
Staff Profile: Meet Ellen
CWP News: 2016 Annual Report; CWP Participates in Life-Changing Green Jobs Training Program; “Buried Floodplain Worth Over $1 Million”
Upcoming Events: Stream Restoration Webcast

May 2017, Issue # 68
2017 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference Re-Cap
Center Works to Reduce Pet Waste Pollution in Frederick, Maryland
Center’s Green Jobs Training Program Launched in Baltimore to Provide High-Quality Training
to Unemployed or Underemployed City Residents
New Videos and Field Guide Available from the Center on Illicit Discharges
Meet the Center’s New Office Manager and Watershed and Stormwater Technician
Neely Law Appointed Director of Education and Training
Register for the Center’s June Webcast on Making Urban Trees Count

March 2017, Issue # 67
Bringing Better Site Design into the 21st Century
Upper Mississippi Nutrient (Loss) Reduction Strategies Final Report Available
New Project Roundup
2017 National Watershed & Stormwater Conference
Center Webcast on Nutrient Trading

January 2017, Issue #66
The Role of Urban Trees in Stormwater Management
New Credit Approved for Redirecting Runoff from Impervious Areas onto Amended Soils
or Treatment in the Stormwater Conveyance System
Training Services Available from the Center on Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination (IDDE)
Tribute to Dave Hirschman

November 2016, Issue #65
Newly Approved Urban Tree Canopy BMP Credits for the Chesapeake Bay
Center Awarded Contract to Administer Innovative Program to Incentivize Cost-Effective Green
Infrastructure in the District of Columbia
Center to Play Expanded Role in the Delaware River Watershed Initiative
Upcoming Events
NEW from the Center!

September 2016, Issue #64
Erosion and Sedimentation Implications of Unconventional Shale Gas Development
in the Marcellus Shale Region of Pennsylvania
Tallying up the Results of Center Retrofits
Center Welcomes Mike Hickman to Our Team
CWPA Member Highlight: City of Omaha Stormwater Program
Center Announcements

July 2016, Issue #63
Cleaning Up Agricultural BMP Efficiencies to Clean Up the Upper Mississippi
Help Define the Center’s Research on Source Water Protection – take our short survey!
Restoration Research Grant Award
CWPA Member Highlight
Center Announcements

May 2016, Issue #62
Center Releases Safe Waters, Healthy Waters Guide for Citizen Groups on Bacteria Monitoring
New Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Credit Approved for Street Sweeping
and Storm Draining Cleaning
NEW- May 2016 issue of the Watershed Science Bulletin is available!
CWPA Member Highlight

March 2016, Issue #61
2016 National Watershed & Stormwater Conference
Georgia Stormwater Management Manual – New and Improved!
Swimmable Cities Report
Meet our staff! Karen Cappiella

March 2015, Issue #60
Clean Up Watershed Planning Costs with the Clean Water Optimization Tool
Sustainable Stormwater on the Coast!

February 2015, Issue #59
We Have Low Impact Development, Now We Need Low Impact Construction
Investigating the Demand for Stormwater Offsets and Banking

December 2014, Issue #58
Unearthing Our Ugly Stormwater BMPs
Happy Holidays from the Center for Watershed Protection!
CWP Staff Profile

October 2014, Issue #57
Potomac Watershed Jurisdictions Scored on How Well Codes Promote Environmental Site Design
Treatment Technologies for Contaminated Construction-Related Discharges
Center Staff Profile

September 2014, Issue #56
Urban Filter Strips: A New Practice for Nutrient and Sediment Credit for the Chesapeake Bay TMDL
The Inside Scoop on Picking up Pet Waste in Frederick, Maryland
News from the Center

Spring 2014, Issue #54
Highlights from the National MS4 Needs Survey
Center Supports Pennsylvania Municipalities on Stormwater and TMDL Plans
Construction complete on first permeable pavement parking lot on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
The Center is Moving!

Winter 2014, Issue #53,
Uncovering Chronic Trash Sources in Philadelphia’s Tacony Creek
Center Releases Discussion Paper on Nutrient Credits and Offsets for Stormwater Compliance
in the Chesapeake Bay
Partnership Surpasses 35,000 Hours of Training for Stormwater Practitioners

Fall 2013, Issue #52
The Birth of a Stormwater Wetland: Integrating Stormwater Management into Open Space Projects
Septic Management Districts for System Maintenance and Upgrades: A Feasibility Study from Dorchester County, Maryland
Linking Local Cleanup Plans to the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia
Demonstrating Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance Systems in Lancaster County, PA

Summer 2013, Issue #51
Introducing the 2013 “Off the Shelf” Watershed Treatment Model
An MS4 Partnership for Stormwater Retrofitting in the Upper Shenandoah, Virginia
Outfall Bag Filters for Cost-Effective Nutrient Source Control

Winter 2013, Issue #49

Fall 2012, Issue #48

Summer 2012, Issue #47

Spring 2012, Issue #46

Winter 2012, Issue #45

Fall 2011, Issue #44

Summer 2011, Issue #43

Spring 2011, Issue #42

Winter 2011, Issue #41

Fall 2010, Issue #40

Summer 2010, Issue #39

Spring 2010, Issue #38

Winter 2010, Issue #37

Fall 2009, Issue #36

Summer 2009, Issue #35

Spring 2009, Issue #34

Winter 2009, Issue #33

Fall 2008, Issue #32

Summer 2008, Issue #31

Spring 2008, Issue #30

Winter 2008, Issue #29

Fall 2007, Issue #28

Summer 2007, Issue #27

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