Local Government Stormwater Financing Manual: A Process for Program Reform

Inspired by and written for local government leaders, this manual attempts to demystify public sector...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2014

Water Quality Scorecard: Incorporating Green Infrastructure Practices at the Municipal, Neighborhood, and Site Scales

A program evaluation tool that local governments can use to collaboratively identify the barriers to green...

Author: US EPA

Date published: 2009

Better Site Design Code and Ordinance Worksheet

Allows users to enter data to see how the local development rules in their community stack up against the...

Author: Center for Watershed Protection

Date published: 1998

Better Site Design: A Handbook for Changing Development Rules in Your Community

Presents a framework and step-by-step process for adapting local development rules so that they protect water...

Author: Center for Watershed Protection

Date published: 1998

Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public Problems in a Shared-Power World

Landmark book presenting a framework for community leadership in a shared-power world.  Practical resource for...

Author: Barbara C. Crosby, John M. Bryson

Date published: 2005

Managing Wet Weather with Green Infrastructure: Municipal Handbook

Provides local governments with a step-by-step guide to growing green infrastructure in their communities. The...

Author: US EPA

Date published: 2008

Running Meetings: Lead with Confidence, Move Your Project Forward, Manage Conflicts

This short book guides readers through the basics of leading an effective meeting including: crafting a useful...

Author: Harvard Business Review

Date published: 2014

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Anne Arundel County, MD

This case story summarizes findings from the Environmental Finance Center's assessment of Anne Arundel County'...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2013

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Berkeley County, WV

EFC provided technical assistance to the Berkeley County (WV) Public Service Sewer District as it worked to...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2015

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Berlin, MD

Berlin is a town on Maryland's Eastern Shore with a population of approximately 4,000.  EFC worked with the...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2012

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Blair County, PA

In collaboration with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and American Rivers, EFC worked to accelerate the...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2016

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Bowie, MD

Summary of findings from the Environmental Finance Center's stormwater financing feasibility study for the...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2013

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Calvert County, MD

The goal of the project was to provide leaders in Calvert County, MD with a framework for financing stormwater...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2013

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Federalsburg, MD

This project was a collaboration between EFC and students from University of Maryland's Clark School of...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2014

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Lancaster County, PA

This case story describes the Environmental Finance Center's work with six Lancaster County (PA)...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2013

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Lynchburg, VA

EFC's work with Lynchburg, VA was part of a larger project designed to expand the ability and capacity of...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2013

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Ocean City, MD

This case story summarizes the Environmental Finance Center's efforts working with Ocean City, Maryland, to...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2011

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Oxford, MD

This case story summarizes the work of EFC and other partners to help the town of Oxford, MD address recurring...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2013

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Salisbury, MD

EFC partnered with the City of Salisbury, MD, to analyze the City's stormwater program, determine permit...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2013

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Scranton, PA

EFC worked with Scranton, PA to identify opportunities to implement green infrastructure practices in order to...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2013

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Shenandoah Valley, VA

EFC worked with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission (NSVRC) to help several counties in the...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center, Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission

Date published: 2014

Stormwater Financing Case Story: Warrington Township, PA

Warrington Township, PA passed a voter referendum in 2012 committing $3 million to open space protection.  EFC...

Author: University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2014

Stormwater Utility Fees: Considerations and Options for Inter-Local Stormwater Working Group

Reviews 11 key considerations to keep in mind when developing a stormwater utility.

Author: New England Environmental Finance Center

Date published: 2005

Top Ten Green Infrastructure Issues in Plans and Codes: Common Problems and Tested Solutions

Slides from a webinar presentation about how to recognize and overcome barriers to GI / LID in local codes and...

Author: Tetra Tech

Date published: Undated

Urban Stormwater Management in the United States

Presents findings from a review of the federal stormwater regulatory program and contends that a dramatically...

Author: National Research Council of the National Academies

Date published: 2009