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U.S. EPA Releases Climate Assessment Update to National Stormwater Calculator

U.S. EPA Releases Climate Assessment Update to National Stormwater Calculator

Created: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:56
Categories:
Federal & State Resources, Resilience

The U.S. EPA recently released an updated version of the National Stormwater Calculator and Climate Assessment Tool package that includes future climate vulnerability scenarios. The calculator, a part of President Obama’s Climate Change Action Plan, is a desktop application that estimates the annual amount of stormwater runoff from a specific location. U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy noted the “tool will help us better prepare for climate impacts by helping build safer, sustainable, and more resilient water infrastructure.” U.S. EPA