Tennessee Stormwater Management

Tennessee Stormwater Management
1/15/2024 10:01:58 AM

It will be rescheduled later in the Spring.

Read the June 2022-2st Quarter issue of the Tennessee Stormwater Association's TNSA Times – a newsletter containing relevant and timely stormwater information and resources, including local success stories.

TDEC Issued 2021 Construction General Permit (CGP)TN Department of Environment and Conservation issued the 2021 General Construction Permit (CGP) on September 27, 2021 and it will be effective October 1, 2021. The 2021 CGP and the Notice of Determination can be found on TDEC’s DataViewer

All TNEPSC courses will be updated to reflect the new CGP requirements and in-person courses will begin in mid-October 2021. Additional courses will be added to the current schedule soon.

Sharing a new resource from the U.S. Forest Service:  Urban Forest Systems and Green Stormwater Infrastructure is a resource manual developed by the USDA Forest Service’s National Urban Forest Technology and Science delivery Team that focuses on the effects of trees on urban stormwater runof.f

Memphis District, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers receive stormwater training. Forty-one employees participated in a Tennessee Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control certification class.

The Tennessee Stormwater Association (TNSA) Communication Committee has released the first video in the Legislative Series:  What is Stormwater? This video is free to share via email and social media with elected officials and the public.

TNWRRC researcher Jon Hathaway provides some information about issues facing Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Harvey. He is an expert in flooding, water runoff, and urban water issues.

The Tennessee Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has released the 2016 Report Card for Tennessee's Infrastructure. The report includes an evaluation of the state's aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, inland waterways, parks, roads, schools, transit, and wastewater.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency video, Green Streets: The Road to Clean Water, highlights green streets as a technique for managing stormwater and providing other economic and community benefits.

As of July 1, 2015, an updated version of the Tennessee Runoff Reduction Assessment Tool has been made available. You can download the newest version of the tool, as well as see a detailed list of all the changes that have been made at http://tnpermanentstormwater.org/TNRRAT.asp.

Tennessee Stormwater Training
Over the past 30 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) have realized the great impact stormwater runoff can have on our streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands. Stormwater discharges from construction activities and developed areas can.. READ MORE

Tennessee Erosion Prevention

Tennessee Erosion Prevention