Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative

For More Information

Margo Davis
Great Lakes Commission
[email protected]

Anne Vaara, Co-Chair
Oakland County Water Resources Commission
[email protected]

Patrick Judd, Co-Chair
Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc.
[email protected]


GLSC Foundational Resources

Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative Charter

Criteria for GLSC Engagement in Local Projects

Stormwater Technology Transfer in the Great Lakes Region: A Needs Assessment

GLSC Technical Resources

Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative Retrofit webinar

Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative Manufactured Stormwater Treatment Devices webinar

Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative Permeable Pavement Performance webinar

Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative Municipal Stormwater Management webinar

Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative Green Infrastructure and Plant Selection webinar (slides only)

Spotlight Map: Innovative Stormwater Management Sites in the Basin

Technical Resources/Databases

University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center
Technical resource for water managers, planners, and design engineers

Ohio EPA Stormwater Technical Assistance
Provides assistance to local and state governments, developers, contractors, designers with controlling the negative impacts associated with new and existing development, including increased runoff, polluted storm water, stream erosion and loss of floodplain services

Ohio EPA Rainwater and Land Development Standards
This book defines Ohio’s standards and specifications for stormwater practices implemented during land development. It is for professionals involved in the design and implementation of development projects.

Water Environment & Reuse Foundation Stormwater BMP Summary Statistics
The BMP Database is a publically accessible repository for BMP performance, design, and cost information. The overall purpose of the project is to provide scientifically sound information to improve the design, selection and performance of BMPs.

International Stormwater BMP Database: Performance Summaries
These documents provide summaries on the performance of various BMPs and the effect of design parameters.

International Stormwater BMP Database: Monitoring and Performance Evaluation Guidance
Reporting protocols and performance analysis methods to provide better guidance on urban stormwater BMP monitoring

American Society of Landscape Architects: Lafayette Greens
Lafayette Green manages stormwater with an urban bioswale. It provides an example of a successful and sustainable public-private partnership.

Center for Watershed Protection
These case studies describe and illustrate residential, commercial, and mixed-use developments that are notable for their innovative features, such as compact design enabling more land to be conserved for infiltration and recharge.

The Conservation Fund 
Provides case studies and webinars related to GI and stormwater managment.

International Stormwater BMP Database: BMP Study Retrieval Tool
Allows a user to quickly view the types of BMP performance data available in the BMP Database for a particular state.


Center for Watershed Protection

This non-profit is dedicated to research and education on watersheds, including stormwater management. Available resources for stormwater include workshops, webcasts, and a certificate program.

Michigan Stormwater Floodplain Association Annual Conference
Annual conference that addresses topics such as agency updates, floodplains, stormwater, MiWaters Q&A Sessions, CRS Classification Meetings, Michigan Water Trails, case studies related to storm water and floodplain management, and the Certified Floodplain Manager Exam.

Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management
INAFSM serves professionals by providing educational opportunities and advocating for responsible floodplain and stormwater management.

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