IGP Amendment Adopted

IGP Amendment Adopted

An Amendment to the California General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities (IGP) was adopted on 6 November 2018. If you’ve been following along with the IGP Amendment, you know the hot topics. (If you haven’t, visit our 21 March 2016 blog post and our 18 January 2018 blog post). The California State … Read more

Storm Water Resource Planning for Yolo County, CA

Storm Water Resource Planning for Yolo County, CA

Utilizing storm water as a water resource is gaining momentum in California.  In 2014, California passed the Water Quality, Water Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act (also known as Proposition 1), which included $200 million in grant funds for municipal storm water projects to be administered by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) through the … Read more

Innovative GIS-Based Cost Analysis Solves Complex Non-Potable Reuse Market Assessment

Innovative GIS-Based Cost Analysis Solves Complex Non-Potable Reuse Market Assessment

In support of the Rancho California Water District’s (RCWD) development of a Recycled Water Resources Plan (Plan), Kennedy/Jenks Consultants (Kennedy/Jenks) utilized GIS tools to develop cost parameters to provide RCWD with a concise strategy for expanding its non-potable reuse distribution system. Eighteen project alternatives were analyzed as part of the Plan for excess recycled water, … Read more

CASQA 2017 – Kennedy/Jenks Stormwater Team Talks Stormwater in California’s Capital

CASQA 2017 – Kennedy/Jenks Stormwater Team Talks Stormwater in California’s Capital

Ross Dunning (Federal Way, WA), Katie McCoy (Rancho Cordova, CA), and Rachel Morgan (San Francisco, CA) represented the Kennedy/Jenks Stormwater Team at the 2017 California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) 13th Annual Conference. The Kennedy/Jenks team enjoyed three days of vibrant conversation in Sacramento, CA and presented in two sessions: Ross Dunning – West Hylebos Pier … Read more

US EPA Stormwater Finance Forum

US EPA Stormwater Finance Forum

The US EPA Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center held Stormwater Finance Forums in Alhambra and Oakland, California in April 2017. Attendees were surveyed for finance strategies and challenges, and the general tone of responses was consistent with common struggles we hear from clients: funding for municipal stormwater is difficult to identify, acquire, and keep. … Read more

California Draft TMDL-Based Action Levels Available for Public Comment

California Draft TMDL-Based Action Levels Available for Public Comment

The California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) adopted a revised NPDES General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities (IGP) in April 2014, which became effective last year (July 2015). Kennedy/Jenks Consultants previously discussed the permit changes on this blog in September 2014 . Under Section 303(d) of the Clean … Read more

Kennedy/Jenks & The Wine Institute Partner to Help California Wineries

Kennedy/Jenks & The Wine Institute Partner to Help California Wineries

As an update to last month’s post “How the New Industrial Stormwater Permit Impacts Wineries in California,” we are highlighting our work with the Wine Institute to develop a winery-specific Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) template. This template is a guide for California wineries that are seeking coverage under the 2014 Industrial Storm Water … Read more

How the New Industrial Stormwater Permit Impacts Wineries in California

How the New Industrial Stormwater Permit Impacts Wineries in California

Kennedy/Jenks continues its support of California wineries by providing insights in to the  regulations that impact their operations. California’s State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted the latest version of the General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities (IGP) in April 2014 (2014 IGP). Because this is the first revision to the … Read more

California SWRCB’s Newly Adopted Industrial Stormwater General Permit

California SWRCB’s Newly Adopted Industrial Stormwater General Permit

California’s State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted the latest version of the NPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities (IGP) in April 2014. This update represents the first change to the CA IGP in nearly 20 years and it will become effective on July 1, 2015. Several changes will be implemented … Read more