It’s all about water.
Whether you’re a homeowner, farmer, citizen scientist, or simply enjoy life-long learning, here you’ll find WSU publications, training opportunities, partner information, research and programs and timely news on important water-related issues.
WSU Extension, in partnership with WSU’s world class researchers, brings you this wealth of water related information on many aspects of fresh and salt water in Washington state.
Research on bioretention effectiveness
SAM, the Stormwater Action Monitoring group, has released a new fact sheet focused on a study evaluating whether bioretention soil media is effective enough to prevent toxic impacts of urban runoff to Coho salmon. The study also examines whether contaminants leached from the media contribute to water quality problems. View the SAM Fact Sheet.
To view the June 2017 SAM Symposium highlights and other recent conference proceedings please click here.
Did you know?
You might be surprised at the breadth and depth of WSU research in the area of water. For example, did you know that the WSU Puyallup Low Impact Development (LID) Research Program has one of the largest LID installations in the nation? Researchers there are studying how to treat polluted stormwater using rain gardens and testing permeable pavement in full-scale parking lots.
Whether you are looking for information on the effects of pollutants on salmon, methods to conserve water, how to reduce your impact on water quality, or when it is safe to harvest clams, you have come to the right place.
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