Tag: stormwater


Stormwater Update in Kentucky

Here’s a quick stormwater update: Rains on Friday and over the weekend may trigger a required precipitation-based inspection. Check your rain gage and permit. The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) has recently reissued the General Stormwater Permit KYR00 under the KPDES (Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) program. The effective date is August 1, 2018. The […]


Stormwater General Permit KYR00 Expires May 31st

The Kentucky KYR00 general permit for stormwater discharges associated with industrial activity expires at midnight on May 31, 2018. According to the Division of Water, the plan is to public notice the KYR00 draft permit sometime in March 2018 with the goal to not have a lapse in coverage. The public notice period is 30 […]


Best Management Practices for Stormwater

Best Management Practices (BMPs) prevent or reduce the stormwater pollution and protect the water quality of receiving water bodies. They are designed to reduce stormwater volume, peak flows and non-point source pollution through infiltration and detention. Stormwater BMPs are classified into two categories, Structural and Non-structural BMPs Structural BMPs involve design and construction. Examples Include: […]

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Highway Expansion Impact on Stormwater and Air Quality Not Fully Considered, Lawsuit Claims

Due to the increasing complexities of environmental programs, getting a permit, completing a study, or meeting a regulatory standard is not always quick or easy. Even once all the boxes have been checked, the permit has been issued, and approval has been granted, the challenges might just be getting started. Federal and state environmental programs […]


Introduction to Stormwater & Permitting

Starting this month, I will be blogging on topics related to the Stormwater Program. I hope these blogs will be helpful. As you all know, Stormwater runoff causes erosion and flooding, picking up industrial pollutants, oils, sediments etc., especially from the urban areas, impacting waterways. These impacts include changes in hydrology and water quality, increased […]