Clients often find general permits to be a straightforward means of obtaining National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) coverage. However, several Hawaii stormwater general permits have expired, leaving facilities in a difficult position. Continue reading for an overview of general permits, an update on the status of Hawaii’s stormwater general permits, and a discussion of … Read more
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
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
The Kennedy/Jenks Stormwater Team went all out to showcase our stormwater engineering expertise and our enthusiastic stormwater team as we wrapped up an exciting week in Bellevue, WA at StormCon 2017, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Expo. The Kennedy/Jenks team represented by staff from Massachusetts, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington, presented in … Read more
On March 9th, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants was the Title Sponsor for the Managing Stormwater in Washington conference, the most attended stormwater conference in the Northwest. This conference is hosted annually by the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC). As the Pacific Northwest’s leading stormwater event, the conference brought together regulated companies, governments, solution providers, and … Read more
Your employees are the front line of defense when it comes to protecting stormwater runoff quality. Industrial stormwater discharge permits include requirements for employee stormwater awareness and best practices training. Regulators know that employees’ day to day operations are the best way to keep pollutants from entering stormwater in the first place. It is always … Read more
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants has been supporting environmental & engineering projects in Hawaii for more than 55 years, with our current office serving the needs of our Hawaii and Pacific Rim clients since 1993. Over the past six years, the Kennedy/Jenks stormwater team in Honolulu has developed a portfolio of NPDES permit compliance projects for municipalities. Outstanding … Read more
The Washington Department of Ecology has released revised versions of the Phase I and Western Washington Phase II Municipal Stormwater (MS4) Permits (Permits), effective January 16, 2015. These changes were initiated as the result of the disposition of appeals of the Permits that were issued in 2012. The most significant change to both Permits relates to … Read more
Preparations are well underway for Kennedy/Jenks’ participation at this year’s StormCon Expo, hosted at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon August 3rd – 7th, 2014.
As all industrial facilities in Washington State are aware, the State of Washington Department of Ecology Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP) is one of the most stringent stormwater discharge permits in the United States.