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
September is already half over, and for those of us in the Pacific Northwest, this means the rainy season is just around the corner. In Washington State, facilities operating under the Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP), are required to sample the stormwater discharge from the first fall storm event each year. According to the ISGP, … Read more
As an update to a prior blog post found HERE, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants produced a final version dated December 2014 of the “Washington State Marine Terminal AKART* and ISGP Corrective Action Guidance Manual.” The Manual was prepared for the Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA), and published by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) on their website along … Read more
Many facilities throughout the Pacific Northwest are in the midst of updating their stormwater plans and looking at ways to make additional improvements in their stormwater quality. Our team has assembled this list of tips that we have accumulated over the years of supporting our industrial clients. It is easier (and usually cheaper) to prevent … Read more
Hosted by the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) for the 8th year in a row, the Managing Stormwater in Washington conference has become the Northwest’s leading stormwater event, bringing together regulated companies, governments, solution providers, and regulators to provide an exceptional forum for learning, networking, and business development. Kennedy/Jenks, heavily involved in the stormwater arena … Read more
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PORT AUTHORITIES – 2014 AWARD Kennedy/Jenks received notice that the Port of Tacoma’s project “Biofiltration – West Hylebos Log Yard” has been selected by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) to receive the 2014 Comprehensive Environmental Management award. The award was recognized at the AAPA Annual Convention in Houston, Texas in … Read more
We wrapped up a fantastic week in Portland, Oregon at StormCon 2014, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Expo. Our team not only presented at seven separate sessions, Kennedy/Jenks was also the sponsor for the Thursday bus tour to the Port of Portland, OR and Port of Vancouver, WA marine terminal facilities. We … 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.