21Sep2017

2017 Omaha Green Infrastructure Tour

Join us, as we tour some of the newest stormwater management projects in Omaha and re-visit established green infrastructure projects. Six of this year’s tour stops are new to the tour! Criteria for tour stop selection included ensuring a variety
  • 21 Sep, 2017
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09Sep2017

2017 World O! Water

World O! Water is a fun, annual event for people of all ages to learn about the important role that water plays in our lives and community. Join us this year on September 9th to experience live demonstrations, science experiments,
  • 9 Sep, 2017
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21May2017

WEF Collection Systems 2017

The Collection Systems 2017 Conference: Collections in the Heartland – Collecting Today for a Cleaner Tomorrow CenturyLink Center Omaha, Nebraska Conference: May 21-24, 2017 Exhibition: May 22-23, 2017 Cooperating Organizations: Nebraska Water Environment Association
  • 21 May, 2017
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24Apr2017

OmahaPlants.org – City of Omaha’s Plant Resource

 Visit OmahaPlants.org today! Hey, Omaha – got a question about what to plant?  Check out our new website OmahaPlants.org, a new directory of shrubs, grasses, plants and trees that are well-suited for our climate and growing conditions.  You can search by type
  • 24 Apr, 2017
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08Mar2017

2017 Spring Stormwater Symposium

The 2017 Spring Stormwater Symposium brings together professionals from both public and private sectors to learn from local, regional and national experts. The Symposium will focus on examples of stormwater program funding & management, and also dive deep into the
  • 8 Mar, 2017
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  • construction, green infrastructure, post-construction,
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02Feb2017

Sediment & Erosion Control Seminar 2017

The annual Omaha Sediment & Erosion Control Seminar will be held Thursday February 2nd from 8-11:30 at the Ralston Arena. More details will be posted as they are finalized, but save the date!
  • 2 Feb, 2017
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05Dec2016

NEW NDEQ Industrial Stormwater Permit

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) issued the new NPDES Industrial Stormwater General Permit July 18th, 2016.  You may view the new permit and associated forms on the on the NDEQ’s website.
  • 5 Dec, 2016
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02Dec2016

Omaha Green Infrastructure Featured in Stormwater

Green infrastructure projects in Omaha was recently was featured in Stormwater‘s September 2016 issue.  The projects described cover projects from both the Omaha Stormwater Program and CSO Program. Click here to check it out here!
  • 2 Dec, 2016
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15Sep2016

2016 Omaha Green Infrastructure Tour

Join us, as we tour some of the newest stormwater management projects in Omaha and re-visit established green infrastructure projects. Six of this year’s tour stops are new to the tour! Criteria for tour stop selection included ensuring a variety
  • 15 Sep, 2016
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10Sep2016

2016 World O! Water

World O! Water is a fun, annual event for people of all ages to learn about the important role that water plays in our lives and community. Join us this year on September 10th to experience live demonstrations, science experiments,
  • 10 Sep, 2016
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31Oct2015

2015 Master Conservationist Award

This year, our stormwater team received the 2015 Master Conservationist Award from The World-Herald and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources in cooperation with the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts. The award is in recognition of our
  • 31 Oct, 2015
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27Sep2015

Walk for the Animals

Have fun and get fit with your pooch all for a great cause. The 2015 Nebraska Humane Societies Walk for the Animals will have plenty of fun and treats (and us of course!). Come on down and join the fun!
  • 27 Sep, 2015
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01Aug2015

Yappy Pack Carnival and Car Show

The second Annual Yappy Pack Carnival and Car show hosted by the Nebraska Humane society will be featuring games, food, nail trims and more! While you’re down there don’t forget to stop by our table and learn about how you
  • 1 Aug, 2015
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09Jul2015

2015 Omaha Green Infrastructure Tour

Registration is now open for the annual Omaha Green Infrastructure Tour! On Thursday, July 9, the UNL Stormwater Team, UNO Center for Urban Sustainability, and the Omaha Stormwater Program will be sponsoring the annual Omaha Green Infrastructure Tour.  This year’s tour will provide a great opportunity to see how
  • 9 Jul, 2015
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16May2015

Lauritzen Spring into Spring

Check out the beautiful Lauritzen gardens at their annual Spring into Spring event. Make sure to stop by and see us to learn more about green infrastructure!
  • 16 May, 2015
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08May2015

Spring Into Summer

Get ready to kick off the summer with us at the 2015 Spring into Summer event! There will be music, free food, and games for the whole family!
  • 8 May, 2015
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25Apr2015

ODPA Spring Bark in the Park

Come join us at Hefflinger Dog Park for this years Spring Bark in the Park hosted by the Omaha Dog Park Advocates! Come play with some cute pups and learn the importance of picking up their waste.
  • 25 Apr, 2015
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18Apr2015

Earth Day Omaha 2015

Visit us at Elmwood Park for Earth Day on April 18th from 11am-6pm. We will be presenting information on building a DIY rain barrel, have children’s activity books, and lots of fun facts about how stormwater pollution impacts the environment!
  • 18 Apr, 2015
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01Apr2015

Omaha Stormwater Awareness Month

Each day throughout the month of April, stormwater fun facts and tidbits will be posted – learn how you can help prevent stormwater pollution, conserve water with Water Wisdom Wednesdays, and implement Green Infrastructure practices at your residence.  For the
  • 1 Apr, 2015
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11Feb2015

Rockbrook Creek Rehabilitation Project Receives 2015 ACEC Merit Award

After it’s completion in 2013, Rockbrook Creek withstood several intense storm events in 2014.  The project performed well with the mixture of grade control structures and native vegetation maintaining the integrity of the channel.  The successful use of bioengineering solutions
  • 11 Feb, 2015
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05Feb2015

2015 Sediment & Erosion Control Seminar

  2015 Topics Include: City of Omaha’s 2014 Compliance Issues Redevelopment vs New Development SWPPP Implementation and Design Proper BMP Selection Construction to Post Construction on Permix Results of 2014 Post Construction BMP Inspection The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA)
  • 5 Feb, 2015
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12May2014

UNL Urban Waters Fact Sheet

  This fact sheet summarizes the work being done by the University of Nebraska at Lincoln & their partner the City of Omaha Stormwater Program in helping to improve urban waters in Omaha.  The EPA put together this & other
  • 12 May, 2014
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