Job Opening: City of Ankeny, Civil Engineering Technician in Stormwater Group

The City of Ankeny is seeking applicants for the fulltime position of Engineering Technician I – Stormwater within the Public Works Division. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Inspects construction sites to determine compliance with stormwater pollution prevention plans, to advise on sediment and erosion control measures, to note deficiencies, and to maintain...

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Call for Abstracts for IStorm 2020 Stormwater Conference and Exhibition

IStorm 2020 Annual Conference and Exhibition is a new, comprehensive event for all aspects of the stormwater industry. The conferencemerges ISWEP’s green infrastructure conferences and annual stormwater summit into one experience applicable to muncipal employees,elected officials, engineers, landscape architects, floodplain managers, watershed and conservation leaders, sediment and erosion controlprofessionals, and...

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Learn On-Demand with ISWEP’s New eTraining Courses

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership now offers on-demand eTraining courses in an effort to make certification and recertification more accessible to stormwater professionals. Professionals can learn at their own pace and at their own convenience. eTraining courses are taught by industry experts and include interactive exercises, informative videos, learning checks,...

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WEF Requests Stormwater Survey from Iowa MS4 Cities

The Water Environment Federation Stormwater Institute (SWI) needs your help to identify the information and resources municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permittees need to run an effective and efficient MS4 stormwater program. This bi-annual survey seeks to understand and quantify the challenges the regulated municipal stormwater community faces, so...

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All Live Scheduled Training Events To Be Conducted Online in Response to COVID-19

As a community health precaution, the ISWEP Board of Directors has decided during this period of uncertainty involving the coronavirus, COVID-19, that all spring training events from March-May will be offered as online webinars via GOTOWebinar or postponed until further notice. We want to continue to offer our training events to...

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Job Opening: JEO Consulting Stormwater Technician

This position will assist in monitoring construction sites for compliance with Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) and Construction Stormwater Permit regulations. Duties will include reviewing site plans and inspection reports related to stormwater, conducting site inspections, and generatin2 reports as requested by the Department or Project Manager. For more...

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ISWEP to Merge Certified Inspector and Installer Training Programs

The Iowa Certified Construction Site Pollution Prevention Inspector (ICCSPPI) training program will be merged with the Iowa Certified Installer of Construction Site Pollution Prevention Practices (ICICSP3) training program. Beginning in 2020, the two programs will become the Iowa Certified Construction Site Pollution Prevention Inspector and Installer (ICCSPPI) training program. The...

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Job Opening: City of Iowa City Storm Water Specialist

Under general direction, administers storm water construction site runoff, illicit discharge and storm water management facility inspection programs for the City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4). For more information, please click here. Application deadline: Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

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Job Opening: City of Davenport Urban Conservationist

Under general supervision of the Natural Resources Manager performs difficult and responsible work reviewing stormwater pollution prevention plans and best management practices for construction and post construction projects; inspecting construction sites and detention systems and all components of the municipal separate storm sewer system for water quality protection, BMP maintenance...

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Job Opening: City of Sioux City Environmental Services Program & Development Manager

The City of Sioux City has a rare opportunity for an innovative and progressive Environmental Services Program & Development Manager. This position will be responsible for the review and development of plans, stormwater management and MS4 Permit oversight, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan reviews, Solid Waste contracts and Recycling Programs. The...

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Job Opening: City of Ankeny Civil/Environmental Engineer

The City of Ankeny is seeking applicants for the fulltime position of Civil/Environmental Engineer which will report to the Public Works Director. The Civil/Environmental Engineer performs the major functions: Develops and implements various stormwater programs and completes documentation to comply with the City’s MS4 NPDES permit. Prepares, reviews and approves...

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ISWEP encourages cities to participate in stormwater utility survey

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership (ISWEP) is currently conducting their biennial stormwater utility and management survey. The survey was released in August and is set to close by the end of 2019. The goal of the survey is to obtain specific information regarding stormwater utility rates and structures for cities...

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Job Opening: City of Cedar Rapids Watersheds & Source Water Coordinator

Coordinate, document, analyze watershed and source water protection program activities that will benefit City of Cedar Rapids water and wastewater quality goals (source water and nutrients) with added benefit of reducing water quantity locally and regionally. Considerable leeway granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. Coordination of multiple...

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Sharpen your stormwater skills this fall

Training is available for SWPPP designers, erosion and sediment control installers, construction site pollution prevention inspectors, and much more. Our handy events guide has all the opportunities in one location and works well for printing and posting in the office!

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Job Opening: Environmental Specialist 1 – Stormwater in Cedar Rapids

Facilitate compliance of National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), City Code, and environmental program initiatives through site inspection, sampling, equipment operation and maintenance, professional development, community outreach, and data collection; performs related work as required. Job Closes Friday August 30th....

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Job Opening: Environmental Services Analyst in Sioux City

The City of Sioux City Utilities Department is looking to fill the position of Environmental Services Analyst. Under direction of the Utilities Director, this individual will primarily be responsible for performing all functions necessary in coordinating the programs, operating procedures, and other tasks required to maintain compliance with the City’s...

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ISWEP coordinator published in Cityscape magazine

Congratulations to Patti Cale-Finnegan, ISWEP Coordinator, for the recent publication of “Paying for storm water”. The article was published in the Iowa League of Cities “Cityscape” magazine June 2019 edition. Cities and consultants interested in learning more about stormwater utlities in Iowa and nationwide should attend ISWEP’s “What’s Next For...

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Job Opening: Senior Environmental Specialist at JEO Consulting

Job Opening: Senior Environmental Specialist at JEO Consulting The Environmental Sciences Team provides expertise and services for all types of regulatory and environmental related projects. Project types include, but are not limited, to permitting, stream and wetland mitigation, mitigation banking, field studies, NEPA, and wetland delineations. The Senior Environmental Scientist...

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2019 Iowa Water Conference photo contest winners announced

1st Place: “Sunrise Spread” by Ross Evelsizer. Taken at Cardinal Marsh in Winneshiek County.   2nd Place: “Driftless Riffles” by Hunter Slifka. Taken at Silver Creek in Howard County.   3rd Place: “For Whom Does the River Flow” by Emily Martin. Taken in Little Cedar in Mitchell County.

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Josh Balk named stormwater Partner of the Year

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership is pleased to announce that Josh Balk with Blackhawk Soil and Water Conservation District recently received a Stormwater and Urban Watershed Partner of the Year Award at the 2019 Iowa Water Conference in Ames.  The award recognizes Josh for his leadership role as project coordinator...

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Story County Conservation awarded stormwater Watershed Development of the Year

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership is pleased to announce that Story County Conservation recently received the Stormwater and Urban Watershed Development of the Year Award at the 2019 Iowa Water Conference held in Ames. Mike Cox, Director Story County Conservation, Ted Tedesco and Jim Pease, Story County Conservation Board, Ryan...

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City of Hills receives stormwater award for Jurisdiction of the Year

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership is pleased to announce that the City of Hills recently received a Stormwater and Urban Watershed Jurisdiction of the Year Award at the 2019 Iowa Water Conference in Ames.  Cathy Fitzmaurice-Hill, City Administrator along with Matt Klein and Kevin Trom, Shive-Hattery accepted the award on...

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Stormwater Award nominations due today!

Awards Recognizing Outstanding Performance Related to Urban Watershed Protection and Improvement of Water Quality in Iowa Awards are given at the annual Iowa Water Conference, and fall within 3 different categories. Jurisdiction (City, County etc.):  This award is given to a jurisdiction or group that has implemented Green Infrastructure and...

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Job Opening: City of Ames Stormwater Intern

The Engineering Division of the Ames Public Works Department is seeking motivate and creative students for a paid intership position for the 2019 construction season. Applications will be accepted from Jan 14th – 28th. Interviews begin the week of February 4th. Click Here for more information.

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Iowa Water Improvement Grant Program now accepting applications

Grant Application Now Available for Download The DNR is now looking for proposals that demonstrate an ability to put in place innovative, targeted, impactful, and sustainable Clean Water Awareness and Education Campaigns. Please see the following link provided by IDNR. Then click “Grant Guidance Document.” ISWEP is able to assist...

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Job Opening: City of Urbandale Engineering & Stormwater Technician

  OPENING DATE: 07/05/18 CLOSING DATE: 07/26/18 11:59 PM Summary of Posting: Under the general direction of Assistant Director of Engineering, performs a variety of skilled drafting and surveying to produce engineering maps, plans and drawings of public infrastructure improvements, and to inspect public works projects for compliance with construction...

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