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- Stormwater Management
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- Water Basics (groundwater, surface water, hydrology)
- Well and Wellhead Management
Check out our newest stormwater publication! This NebGuide provides an overview of several methods to eliminate direct connections between downspouts and/or impervious surfaces and municipal storm drain systems to reduce the amount of stormwater runoff and pollutants that leave a property.
Thank you to all of those who joined us for the 2nd Annual Post-Construction Stormwater Management Workshop and Advanced Bioretention Design Workshop! Be sure to check out the pdf presentations from the two days here.
We had a great line up of keynote speakers and breakout sessions!
We have your results of the Nebraska Waters Photography Contest - There were many wonderful entries. Our winner is Sharon Johnson with her photo: Fall 2012 at Skyview Lake at Norfolk. Congratulations to our two runners up: Natasha Marquis and Bonnie Andrews.
1st Place: Sharon Johnson, Fall 2012 at Skyview Lake, Norfolk
Runner Up: Natasha Marquis, Chadron City Dams
Runner Up: Bonnie Andrews, Can in the River, Butler County
Have you seen the new Stormwater Sleuth Comic Book?
The Stormwater Sleuth comic book Stormwater Sleuth and Running Rain: Keeping It Clean! Slowing It Down! is part of a youth education kit being developed by the university of Nebraska-LIncoln Stormwater Management Team. The purpose is to teach youth across Nebraska about water resources with a focus on watersheds, urban water runoff isues, and rainwater harvesting/green infrastructure. You can also download coloring pages here!
Omaha Stormwater: City of Omaha's website for everything stormwater related
Opportunities for the Green Industry
Learn more about the roles that nurseries, designers and contractors have to play in implementing best management practices and green design parameters for enhanced stormwater quality and reduced stormwater runoff.