WRA Spotlight: Stormwater Experts

WRA’s multidisciplinary team includes a diverse range of talented professionals including individuals with environmental, restoration, and landscape architecture backgrounds that focus on green infrastructure and stormwater design and management. Our team includes individuals certified in stormwater design and permit compliance during construction including the following: Construction General Permit Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) Construction General Permit … Continue Reading »

Top 6 Maintenance Tips to Tame El Niño

The weather models continue to call for a potentially extreme El Niño event this winter in central and southern California. Being prepared for what Mother Nature has to offer is your first line of defense in protecting your assets. Names like “Godzilla El Niño” and “Bruce Lee El Niño” are commonplace and hint at the … Continue Reading »

Maintenance Plan Key to Avoid Stormwater to Wetland Conversion

by Megan Stromberg Stormwater treatment facilities are not jurisdictional wetlands; however, stormwater to wetland conversion can occur if they are not maintained according to an approved management plan.  As long as they are maintained according to the plan, and drainage functions as designed, they remain non-jurisdictional. Impacts of Latest Stormwater Regulations Increasingly, developers, land owners, and facility … Continue Reading »