The Indiana MS4 Partnership is committed to providing guidance and compliance tools for Indiana's NPDES MS4 Stormwater permittees through events such as training and the MS4 Annual Meeting. Our partners offer additional education and opportunities as well. 

2020 Northwest Indiana Stormwater Advisory Group (NISWAG) Meeting Presentations

Below are the four individual presentations given during the meeting that occurred August 12, as well as the overall compilation of the meeting and presentations.

NISWAG MCM Presentations Compilation

MS4 Draft MCM 1 & 2

NISWAG MCM 3 - MS4 Permit Changes

NISWAG MCM 4 & 5 - Permit Updates

NISWAG MCM 6 - MS4 Permit Changes

2020 Northwest Indiana Erosion Control Certification Workshop Presentations

If you were in attendance at the workshop or were not able to attend the event, below are the presentations that were given for your viewing pleasure!

2020 NISWAG Opening Comments by Michael Novotney - Porter County Engineer

2020 Road Flood by Federal Erosion Control, LLC

Weekly/Post Rain Self-Inspections & Documentation + Managing Concrete Washouts by Frank Stewart - DLZ

2020 Rule 5 Conversion by Doug Wolf - IDEM

Construction Site Stormwater by INDOT

LC-PC BMP Seminar by Don Oliphant - Christopher Burke

Impacts of Regulation Change by Mary Atkins - Wessler Engineering

City of Hobart Case Study by Tim Kingsland - City of Hobart HSD Storm/MS4 Coordinator

Municipal Ordinance Violations by Matthew Lake - Town of Merrillville Stormwater Utility


Indiana Watershed Leadership Program

Enrollment deadline: November 6, 2020 with payment due December 4, 2020. Virtual webinars run January 6 through May 12

If you’re interested in water quality and watersheds and want to take advantage of earning your Certificate in Watershed Management virtually, consider applying for the 2021 Indiana Watershed Leadership Academy. 

For more information, please contact Sara Peel,, or see the Academy Web Page.

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2021 MS4 Annual Meeting

October 26, 2021 Indianapolis, IN

For more info on the in-person event, click here. If any health guidelines change before then, we will keep you posted. All tickets purchased for the 2020 Annual Meeting will be honored for 2021.


If you have not registered, click the button below! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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