Upcoming event in Port Angeles – Controlling Stormwater

Water is a Resource:
Keeping It Clean And Reusable

Dr. Christopher W. May
Senior Program Director, Kitsap County Public Works, Surface and Stormwater Management Program

Thursday January 5 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Port Angeles Library – Carver Meeting Room
2210 S.Peabody St. Port Angeles WA

Can a community of 254,000 control stormwater naturally and economically without combining sewer and stormwater systems that create overflows?

ANSWER: YES

Learn how we can….
* Reduce Stormwater Runoff
* Conserve and Recharge Groundwater Resources
* Reduce Surface and Groundwater Pollutant
* Encourage Sustainable Land-Use Practices
* Ensures Public Resources are utilized Effectively and Efficiently

to protect, improve & support its ecological integrity & aquatic-life, shellfish harvest & recreation.

Dr. Christopher W. May is a freshwater ecologist and environmental engineer with expertise in urban watershed assessment and management. He is Senior Program Director, Kitsap County Public Works SSWM Program, and adjunct faculty at Western WA University Huxley School of Environmental Studies and the University of WA Environmental Science Program.

Dr.May was a Battelle Marine Sciences Laboratory senior research scientist and engineer at, and University of WA Applied Physics Laboratory research engineer researching cumulative impacts of urbanization on native salmonids in Puget Sound lowland eco-region small streams.

His interests include stormwater management, low impact development (LID), watershed analysis using geographic information systems (GIS), salmonid habitat assessment, urban stream rehabilitation, water quality monitoring, stream biological assessment, and watershed restoration.

Sponsors: Olympic Environmental Council, the Sierra Club’s North Olympic Group, Sierra Club Water Sentinels, NW Fund for the Environment, and the University of WA Superfund Research Program.

For more information contact:
Darlene Schanfald
Olympic Environmental Council
darlenes@olympus.net

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