Douglas C. Howie, P.E. has more than 35 years-experience in planning, design, and construction of stormwater projects. He is a stormwater engineer for the Department of Ecology working with permit managers to assist jurisdictions throughout the state in meeting their Permit requirements. He also manages the TAPE program where Ecology evaluates emerging technologies for use in Washington State. He worked on the SWMMEW and SWMMWW updates and presents classes on both manuals for permittees and other engineers. Doug is a licensed PE in Washington and Idaho, a Life Member of ASCE, and an Adjunct Professor in Civil Engineering at St. Martin's University in Lacey, WA where he teaches statics, surveying, and stormwater design classes.