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WEF Seeks Input from MS4s and States on Testing of Stormwater Products, Practices

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is engaged in a survey effort to understand the needs of states and municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) communities regarding the testing and evaluation of proprietary products and public-domain practices in the stormwater sector. This effort is linked to WEF’s initiative to create a national Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for […]

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WEF Stormwater Lead to Speak at 2013 LID Symposium

Later this month, Seth Brown, stormwater program and policy director with the Water Environment Federation (WEF), will give two presentations at the 2013 International Low Impact Development (LID) Symposium. Brown will address stormwater policy, economic incentives, and WEF’s Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices program, known as STEPP. He will also moderate a […]

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Check it out: Canadian Product Evaluation Group Releases LID Cost Tool

The Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP), a multi-agency initiative led by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, evaluates products and practices to increase the implementation of sustainable technologies in Canada. The group recently released a low impact development (LID) costing tool. Data behind the tool is based on an assessment of capital and life cycle […]

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WEF Evaluates the Feasibility of a National Testing Program

With the ending of the only national testing program for stormwater products — the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Technology Verification program — the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is looking for ways to fill this need in the sector. WEF recently launched the Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) work group to […]

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