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WSU Extension and the Washington Stormwater Center are excited to announce a new suite of educational materials to help landowners manage stormwater and reduce polluted runoff in rural areas.

All the materials are available on a new website: There are videos, fact sheets, a white paper, demonstration sites, a glossary of terms, and in-depth resources on the website. Topics include stormwater in rural areas, understanding site conditions, creating a site drainage map and options for management drainage.

The website provides resources for rural stormwater managers, property owners, and people interested in sustainable and beneficial ways to handle rainwater on their property.

The May 2023- Issue 17:  Water Currents Newsletter includes a great run down of Washington Water Research Center Seed Grant Recipients and great info on the Molt Search Program – an effort to teach citizens to help in the fight against invasive European green crabs.

Art of the Range podcast – Conversations about rangeland management and livestock production hosted by. Washington State University rangelands and livestock specialist Tip Hudson

2023 Municon Conference Presentation recordings will be available soon! Presentation/workshop recordings are now posted for everyone to view at the Washington Stormwater Center Stormwater Channel.

More News and Events from the Washington Stormwater Center

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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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A panoramic shot of a body of water and forest.
Lake Roosevelt, Stevens County


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