Recent News

Navigating ESA Consultation for Transportation Drainage


The stormwater industry is abuzz with how to respond to 6PPD-quinone, a chemical used to prevent degradation of car tires, which is adversely impacting our natural environment. If you are working on a roadway improvement project, you might be triggering an Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation to ensure aquatic environments are protected from roadway runoff.
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It’s World Wetlands Day!


This World Wetlands Day, we are highlighting four different types of wetlands, one from each region where we have an Osborn Consulting office. Larson Lake, Bellevue About the Wetland: The wetland at Larsen Lake is defined as a bog. Bogs are extremely important to protect since their functions are irreplicable. This is because they take
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2023 Osborn Consulting Scholarship


Application Deadline: Thursday, April 6, 2023 For the third year in a row, Osborn Consulting is thrilled to offer a scholarship through the Renton Regional Community Foundation for up-and-coming young professionals in our industry! The Osborn Consulting Scholarship is for ambitious students identifying as Black, Indigenous, and/or a Person of Color (BIPOC) who: The intent
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Proactive Stormwater Budget Coming to Spokane Valley


The City of Spokane Valley has experienced significant population increase in recent years and is subject to increasing regulatory requirements for stormwater. Having not increased their stormwater utility fee in close to 15 years, the City hired Osborn Consulting to lead a consultant team in developing a proposed fee increase and a stormwater utility program
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