Tag Archives: Stormwater Management

Watershed Management Ordinance Training

The Watershed Management Ordinance (WMO) establishes uniform, minimum, countywide stormwater management regulations throughout Cook County. Components which are regulated under the WMO include drainage and detention, volume control, floodplain management, isolated wetland protection, riparian environment protection, and soil erosion and … Continue reading

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Illinois Lakes Management Association Annual Conference

ILMA’s 29th Annual Conference will include the following sessions as well as a panel on the Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge: Implementing Green Infrastructure: Green infrastructure is more than a tag- line. Two northern Illinois municipalities will describe how they are incorporating … Continue reading

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Weather Proof: Collaborative Stormwater Solutions

While regulatory requirements and infrastructure systems often adhere to political and departmental borders, precipitation does not. The results are often fragmented decision-making and chronic stormwater issues like flooding and compromised water quality. And yet, the tools exist to collaborate effectively … Continue reading

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Financing Perspectives on Using Public Private Partnerships (P3s) for Green Infrastructure, Wealth, and Community Resiliency

Financing experts from the White House and successful Global and Local Lending Institutions have been invited to share their perspectives on using P3s for “faster, cheaper, greener” stormwater management and community sustainability. These national champions and practitioners will provide an … Continue reading

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The Life of a Stormwater Practice: The Role of Local Codes

This is the first session in the series “The Life of Stormwater Practice.” This series will explore all the elements that promote successful implementation of stormwater management best management practices (BMPs). The types of BMPs used in a community starts with … Continue reading

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Investigation of a National Program to Test and Evaluate Stormwater Products and Practices

To help reduce or remove barriers to innovation in the stormwater sector, WEF hosted a meeting at WEFTEC 2012 to discuss the topic of testing and evaluation programs for stormwater devices. This meeting resulted in the genesis of the Stormwater … Continue reading

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Green Infrastructure Symposium

DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are pleased to present a free symposium on February 27th for contractors and municipal staff to take an in-depth look at three green infrastructure practices. This half-day symposium will provide information that … Continue reading

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Stormwater Management Incentives and Public Private Partnerships in Philadelphia

Stormwater Management Incentives and Public Private Partnerships in Philadelphia: Driving Affordable, Green Stormwater Infrastructure Retrofits on Private Properties Introduction: Hosted by EPA Region 3 and the Water Environment Federation, this webcast is the next installment of the USEPA’s Faster-Cheaper-Greener Webcast … Continue reading

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Stormwater Management Incentives and Public Private Partnerships in Philadelphia: Driving Affordable, Green Stormwater Infrastructure Retrofits on Private Properties

Hosted by EPA Region 3 and the Water Environment Federation, this webcast is the next installment of the USEPA’s Faster-Cheaper-Greener Webcast Series. Learn more about the approaches the City of Philadelphia is taking to encourage green stormwater infrastructure on private … Continue reading

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Managing Stormwater Through Sustainable Landscape Solutions

MPC’s Josh Ellis will speak at this event. This event is an opportunity to learn more about managing stormwater on your property through sustainable landscaping techniques. For City of Chicago residents, it’s also one last chance to receive instant rebates valued at … Continue reading

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