The project examined whether stormwater management practices implemented under MS4 permits can lead to measurable differences in stream conditions compared to similar watersheds with few or no stormwater practices and to highly forested reference watersheds.
An Analysis of Pooled Monitoring Data in Maryland to Evaluate the Effects of Restoration on Stream Quality in Urbanized Watersheds. Final report Archives
The report has been published in Freshwater Science 37, no. 4 (December 2018)
This project evaluated the relationship between forest cover and source water quality in the form of nutrients, sediments, and total organic carbon (TOC). More information can be found on ICPRB’s page, Forests and Water Treatment Costs.
Prepared by ICPRB for Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). This is the Technical Report for the Upper Goose Creek, Cromwells Run, and Little River TMDL Implementation Plan.