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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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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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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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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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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