Stormwater Management

Construction Stormwater

CEA Engineers has extensive experience designing stormwater management and treatment systems for development projects and assisting clients in obtaining State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) construction stormwater permit coverage. CEA Engineers assists clients to meet SPDES permit inspection and reporting requirements during construction activities.

  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs)
  • Erosion and sediment control plans
  • SPDES permit applications
  • Stormwater treatment system design (e.g. sand filters, stormwater ponds, bioretention)
  • Green infrastructure design and implementation
  • Construction site inspections and reporting
  • Post-construction stormwater management maintenance inspections

Representative Projects

Construction Stormwater Management
Forest Avenue Construction Stormwater

Project:  Forest Avenue Construction Stormwater Client:  Stuart Waldman Location: Staten Island, New York Services:  Construction [...]

Industrial Stormwater

CEA Engineers has successfully helped clients obtain individual or Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) SPDES stormwater permit coverage for their industrial facilities.  We design site-specific stormwater best management practices (BMPs).  CEA Engineers assists in permit compliance monitoring and reporting.

  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs)
  • SPDES permit applications
  • Stormwater treatment system design
  • Permit compliance monitoring, inspections, and reporting
  • Discharge monitoring reporting

Representative Project:

SI Yacht Sales Industrial Stormwater

Project:  SI Yacht Sales Industrial Stormwater Client:  Staten Island Yacht Sales, Inc. Location: Staten Island, [...]

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Reviews

CEA Engineers provides technical review of the proposed erosion and sediment control plans, SWPPPs, and post-construction stormwater management practices detailed in Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) as part of the State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) process or that require local Planning Board Approval.  We identify adverse environmental impacts resulting from the stormwater impacts of site development, if and where they exist.  CEA Engineers assists private property owners and environmental advocacy groups ensure protection of their local waterways and private property through adherence to fundamental engineering principles, environmental regulations, integrity, and environmental stewardship.

  • EIS technical reviews
  • Technical reports based on reviews
  • Planning Board presentations

Representative Projects:

Oak Hill Stormwater Environmental Impact

Project:  Oak Hill Stormwater Environmental Impact Client:  Oak Hill Cemetery Location: Nyack, New York Services:  [...]

Belleayre Stormwater EIS Review

Project:  Belleayre Stormwater EIS Review Client:  Hudson Riverkeeper Location: Fleischmanns, Catskill Mountains, New York Services:  [...]

Litigation Support

CEA Engineers provides technical expertise in support of Clean Water Act litigations and settlement negotiations related to polluted stormwater discharges and inadequate stormwater management practices and erosion and sediment controls:

  • Construction stormwater management/discharges
  • Industrial stormwater management/discharges
  • Flooding
  • Expert and rebuttal reports
  • Testimony in deposition, trial, and affidavits
  • Settlement negotiation assistance
  • Settlement agreement compliance monitoring

Representative Projects:

Eagle View Flooding

Project:  Eagle View Flooding Client:  Calwell, Luce, diTrapano, PLLC Location: Charleston, West Virginia Services:  Construction [...]

Environmental Impact Statement EIS Reviews
Stormwater treatment system design
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