U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $3.9 million in funding to two institutions to research innovative, cost-effective technologies to manage stormwater runoff and combined sewer overflows. Colorado School of Mines received $1.95M to develop a decision support tool to help communities evaluate alternative stormwater treatment technologies that consider diverse climates, regional practices and policies across the country. For more information click HERE.
EPA Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center—EPA launched theWater Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center, which identifies financing approaches to help communities make better informed decisions for drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure that are consistent with local needs. Visit the website for recent announcements at:https://www.epa.gov/waterfinancecenter/about-water-infrastructure-and-resiliency-finance-center.
WATER QUALITY CONTROL COMMISSION - HEARING NOTICES: The following Notice of Rulemaking Hearing has been posted on the commission’s web site:
JUNE 13th, 2016: Basic Standards and Methodologies for Surface Water, Regulation #31 (5 CCR 1002-31) and the Discharge Permit System Regulations, Regulation #61 (5 CCR 1002-61).