The Western New York Stormwater Coalition held its 2012 conference at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center Tuesday.
Communities in Western New York and across the state; indeed, across the country are paying more attention to stormwater runoff.
Carol Lamb-Lafay is with the State Department of Environmental Conservation.
“It’s in its infancy. I think the Clean Water program has been around since 1972, but stormwater really took off in 2003,” said Lamb-Lafay.