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You Are A Voice of Storm Water.

Whether you are actively involved in the storm water industry or simply care about the environment, you are a voice of storm water.  Join us for Storm Water Awareness Week 2023 where we will be hearing from the many different voices of storm water on subjects related to the Industrial General Permit, Construction General Permit, the Municipal Phase II MS4 Permit, and to the general public.  Together we can make a difference.  Together we are the Voice of Storm Water.

If storm water education is something you are passionate about, sign up to host a workshop!  Share your voice on any storm water subject of your choosing (if you need ideas, we have an inspiration list too)

It's easy and it's a whole lot of fun! 



But even if you don't want to host a workshop, be sure to sign up to attend one (or several) and help us spread the word!  

There's something for everyone! Whether you are brand new to storm water, or whether you are a storm water veteran, Storm Water Awareness Week is for you!  It's an event put on by storm water professionals for storm water professionals and covers a wide variety of storm water related topics!  

Bonus perk - it's completely free!


Do you care about storm water?  Whether you’re a storm water expert, an environmental enthusiast, an active participant in protecting water quality, or just someone who cares about our planet, you are a voice of storm water.  As a voice of storm water, we want to hear from you!  We invite you to record a short 30-second video of yourself following the prompts we have provided, that will be shared on our website and also become part of this year’s Storm Water Awareness Week promo film.  Record yourself and get your friends and colleagues to record a short message too! 

Our goal is to get over
500 videos from people just like you!  Can you help us reach our goal?

Register to Attend a Storm Water Awareness Week Workshop
You can watch the recorded version of our Storm Water Awareness Week Workshops 24 hours later HERE.

  • Sep 25, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Monthly Dirt editor, John Teravskis (CPESC, QSP/QSD, ToR) will review the new Construction General Permit. Part 1 covers the transition from the 2009 CGP to the 2022 CGP and other new permitting situations including the new NONA and period of inactivity permit categories...
  • Sep 25, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Kai Pono Solutions will go through the offering of their brand new design along with educating the public on problems with current devices and how they can be solved.
  • Sep 26, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Many businesses find that they are required to acquire Industrial General Storm Water Permit (IGP) coverage. This workshop, which is Part 1 of a three-part series on the IGP, will discuss a brief history of where the IGP came from, who is required to have IGP coverage, and...
  • Sep 26, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Monthly Dirt editor, John Teravskis (CPESC, QSP/QSD, ToR) will review the new Construction General Permit. Part 2 will cover the new roles for QSPs, QSDs, and delegated inspectors. We will discuss our research and survey results indicating that there may be a shortage of QSDs and how...
  • Sep 26, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    This workshop will discuss the monitoring requirements in the IGP. You can say that Part 1 is the "what" of the IGP and Part 2 is the "how." This three-part workshop series is designed to meet the IGP Employee Training requirements in Section X.H.1.f.
  • Sep 26, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Online Workshop
    "This workshop will review some different sampling situations and recommendations on how to collect compliant samples. If Part 1 is the "what" of the IGP and Part 2 is the "how," Part 3 is the "how to"...
  • Sep 26, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT
    Online Workshop
    In this workshop, we will discuss the sources of PFAS that may affect stormwater systems. We will also discuss the current state of regulations governing PFAS in stormwater. The majority of the discussion will center around the current state of the art for technologies for PFAS management...
  • Sep 26, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Are you a stormwater professional seeking effective and cost-efficient methods to combat pollutants in the runoff stream? Look no further! Join our enlightening webinar where we will present you with the latest technique for removing pollutants, all while keeping your expenses at a minimum....
  • Sep 26, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM PDT
    WGR Southwest, Inc. Construction Sandbox, 11780 CA-99, Lodi, CA 95240, USA
    A hands-on, practical look at compliant and non-compliant, Best Management Practices for construction sites. This training will be held at the WGR Southwest, Inc. Construction Sandbox where you can be in our simulated construction site.
  • Sep 27, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Monthly Dirt editor, John Teravskis (CPESC, QSP/QSD, ToR) will review the new Construction General Permit. Part 3 covers the new inspection and monitoring requirements. We will also look at how Qualifying Precipitation Events are now defined. Using an actual rain event, we will compare...
  • Sep 27, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Municipalities regulated under an MS4 NPDES Permit are required to implement best management practices for a variety of activities. This workshop will review municipal pollutant generating activities and associated BMPs. Workshop will satisfy MS4 training requirements for municipal staff.
  • Sep 27, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Online Workshop
    "Stormwater regulations are increasingly calling for greater levels of treatment. But as treatment regulations increase, so does the confusion. Contech’s webinar on The Fundamentals of Stormwater Treatment will provide engineers, developers, and regulators a solid foundation for understanding and...
  • Sep 28, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Monthly Dirt editor, John Teravskis (CPESC, QSP/QSD, ToR) will review the new Construction General Permit. Part 4 covers the new BMP requirements including passive treatment, de-watering, vegetative buffers, top soil, and other changes for minimum mandatory BMPs. There will be time for Q&A's...
  • Sep 28, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    We often hear how "healthy soil" requires soil organic matter (carbon) which when present, is a critical component for improving the management of storm water run-off and soil erosion. This workshop explains what soil carbon is, the complexity of Nature's carbon cycle, and how by better...
  • Sep 28, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Online Workshop
    This workshop on Industrial Storm Water Engineering Assessments is for facilities that are significantly exceeding the Numeric Action Limits (NALs) for sample results. The assessments will assist with sizing and selection of Advanced BMPs and provide a road map to eliminate the NAL exceedances...
  • Sep 28, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
    Online Workshop
    For how many years have you been needing to scrounge up professional development hours (PDHs)? Are you tired of the same old thing? Monthly Dirt editor, John Teravskis, will share some of his "secrets" and creative and fun ways to meet annual PDH requirements....
  • Sep 29, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Monthly Dirt editor, John Teravskis (CPESC, QSP/QSD, ToR) will review the new Construction General Permit. Part 5 covers the new TMDL requirements. We will be answering what is a "responsible discharger" and when does TMDL monitoring need to happen. We will end the session with an evaluation ...
Upcoming Workshops

Who would benefit from these workshops?

We're so glad you asked!  These workshops are beneficial for anyone dealing with storm water under the Construction General Permit, the Industrial General Permit, the Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewer System Permit, and the general public....  There's something for everyone.  


storm water education applicable to facilities under the Industrial General Permit


storm water education applicable to sites under the Construction General Permit


storm water education for municipalities which fall under the MS4 Permit


storm water education geared toward education and outreach and community involvement

How can I get involved?

Storm Water Awareness Week is powered by people like you!  It's a completely free event - no money changes hands anywhere.  So in order for this event to work, we need people like you to help!  Register to host a workshop, attend a workshop(s), and spread the word!


It's super simple!  You only have to give a1-hour online or in-person workshop.  We do all the hard work for you!  You just show up and present!

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