The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)
and Villanova University’s Department of Civil and
Environmental Engineering formed the Villanova Urban
Stormwater Partnership (VUSP).
of the VUSP is to advance
the evolving field of sustainable stormwater management and
to foster the development of public and private partnerships
through research on innovative stormwater Best
Management Practices, directed studies, technology transfer
Research and directed studies will emphasize
sustainable watershed stormwater management planning,
implementation, and evaluation.
Technology transfer will provide tools, guidance and
education for the professional.
Partnership goal is to promote cooperation amongst the
private, public and academic sectors.
List of Villanova
Faculty with contact information
VUSP has joined forces with two other research
the TVSSI and LID-MARC.
(funded by the
William Penn Foundation)
Low Impact Development - Mid
Atlantic Research Consortium
A partnership with
Alan Davis of University of Maryland and Bill Hunt of NC
We have an
advisory board made up of our partners and members.
Members refer to our private and public sector
contributors that sit on our board, and are key contributors
to the direction and sustainment of the VUSP research.
We welcome inquiries from future members. (Information
on how to become a VUSP member)