Stormwater is our business so it doesn't have to be yours


Effective stormwater management requires civil engineering to eliminate flooding and keep contaminants out of our watersheds.

The complex issues of stormwater need not negatively impact your organization. MFA navigates the continuum of considerations from permitting to design, producing solutions that integrate with facility operations and add value.

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Planning and Engineering

Learn how our civil engineers have helped develop new sites, upgrade existing facilities, and implement Low Impact Development (LID) solutions.

NPDES Permits

Industrial, municipal, and construction stormwater management is regulated by state NPDES programs. Learn about state specific requirements by clicking below.

BMPs and Treatment

If you are struggling with stormwater pollution, click below to learn about effective approaches ranging from simple best management practices (BMPs) to advanced stormwater treatment.

  • Low Impact Development

    Client: Green Gables Design and Restoration

  • Astoria Sports Complex

    Client: City of Astoria and Columbia Memorial Hospital

  • Log Yard Stormwater Treatment System

    Client: Hampton Affiliates

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1200-Z Stormwater Discharge Permit Reissued by Oregon DEQ

In August, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) entered into a Settlement Agreement with environmental advocacy groups (Columbia Riverkeeper and Northwest Environmental Defense Center) and a group of industrial stormwater...

Ada H. Banasik, PE Stormwater
Learn What’s New With The Oregon 1200-Z Stormwater Discharge Permit

Looking for the most recent information about the Oregon 1200-Z Stormwater Discharge Permit? Read our blog post about modifications to the permit in October, 2018. After issuing two draft permits and reviewing two rounds of public...

Ada H. Banasik, PE Environmental, Stormwater
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Ada H. Banasik, PE

Principal Engineer

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