Walden Partners with City Utilities to Present the 2020 Stormwater Management Training Workshop

Stormwater Management Training

City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Division of City Utilities is proud to present its annual workshop, titled 2020 Stormwater Management Advances: Technology and New Products. This year, the annual stormwater outreach program will be conducted virtually via Zoom.  Walden is pleased to assist City Utilities by moderating this important education and outreach program.  Throughout the… Read More

5 Things to Know About the Community Rating System (CRS) and Flood Insurance Premium Reductions

What is Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA)? According to the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) is an area which is subject to flood events equal to or surpassing the 1% annual chance flood.  The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) floodplain management regulations are enforced in SFHA zones.   Owners… Read More

Quarterly Inspections & Sampling Due March 31!

If your facility is covered by SPDES Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity, keep reading! March 31st is the last day to complete the Visual Assessment of Stormwater Discharges, Routine Facility Inspection and Quarterly Sampling (if required). All inspections must be completed and kept as part of the Stormwater Protection… Read More

New GP (GP-0-20-001) for Construction Activities issued January 28, 2020

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC or Department) issued a new State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity (GP-0-20-001). The new permit has been effective starting January 29, 2020 and replaced the previous general permit, GP-0-15-002, which expired on January 28, 2020. Who needs a… Read More