Follow these links for learning and fun!
Rivers of Life – This site discusses the decline of fish species diversity in freshwater ecosystems.
Planning for Stormwater – From the NEMO program, this site for municipal leaders details how site planning can reduce stormwater problems.
Watershed Central - This website from the EPA provides a variety of tools for watershed managers.
Green Infrastructure - Lear about green solutions for stormwater management, such as rain gardens, green roofs, and rain water harvesting, on this site from the EPA.
California’s Nonpoint Source Encyclopedia is a free online reference guide to the basics of stormwater pollution control.
Low Impact Development - This site discusses urban design
tools engineers and developers can use to manage stormwater with less
impact on the environment.
Stormulator - For engineers and developers, “Stormulator” is a free online runoff calculator that estimates what practices might be needed to keep pre- and post-runoff volume the same on a particular site
“The Fluid Planet” – This video series highlights efforts to improve water quality and quantity.
“Reduce Runoff: Slow It Down, Spread It Out, Soak It In” - This online video that explains the use of rain gardens, green roofs, rain barrels, and cisterns to manage stormwater runoff.
“Poisoned Waters” – A PBS program about water quality in Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay. (Click the Environment link on the right side of the page.)
“Robocow: Operation H2O” – In this fun video for kids, a super hero cow identifies and corrects water pollution problems on a farm.
Water Ripples – Answer water quality questions to make your way through the water cycle in this online game.