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Completed:
January 21, 2008 All technologies studies reviewed and re-rated according to new evaluation system
.Web site updated to reflect new evaluation system.
August 3, 2006 Final Project Report on First Two years of S319 Grant
Main Report, Appendix Part 1, Appendix Part 2
February 14, 2006 Database Users Survey sent to all people who have registered on the site.
February 2006 Added Installations page to web site
January 21, 2006 Presentation to Congress of Lakes and Ponds Annual Workshop, Worcester
January 13, 2006 MASTEP presentation given at Mass. Municipal Association annual meeting/trade show
November 17, 2005

Presentation to 20 engineers, municipal reps etc. @ Contech seminar Milford MA

October 21, 2005 MASTEP poster presentation at Water Resources Research conference, UMass Amherst.
October 18, 2005 Evaluation component (via tracking site use and development of an on-line survey) integrated into web site design.
July 26, 2005 Visit to UNH Stormwater Center to view 17 field installations of stormwater BMPs.
July 18-21, 2005 Attended Stormcom, Florida. Met with BMP manufacturers, regulators, researchers.
July 12, 2005 Boston presentation on MASTEP to 30 members of LID working group and CZM stormwater advisory group.
June 14, 2005 Auburn presentation on MASTEP site to 40-50 municipal officials, consultants and engineers.
April, 2005

Official launch of project web site with initial BMP technology evaluations garnered from early screening tool responses
Technology vendors begin to submit entries to MASTEP web site

March 23, 2005 Web seminar held to demonstrate web site to EOEA, EPA personnel.
Mar 15, 2005 Eric Winkler provided program update to Linda Benevides.
Mar 2005 Beta test versions of web site registration function and user privileges (general, vendor, administrative levels) developed.
Feb–Mar 2005 Beta test version of technology display profile developed for MASTEP web site.
Feb 22 2005 Eric Winkler conducted a briefing on web site and technology testing procedures, for design engineers, Norwood MA.
Jan-Mar 2005 Beta test version of administrative translation function developed ; allows web site administrators to review vendor-submitted information, modify to conform to MASTEP assessment of technology, and translate into technology display profile.
Dec 2004 – Feb 2005 Beta test version of online data entry screening tool developed, based on reviewer’s comments.
Dec 2004 Draft database search tool developed.
Dec 2004 Vendor & Technology list developed. These will be targeted for inclusion in the database.
Nov – Dec 2004 Responses received from reviewers of data entry screening tool.
Nov 2004 Data entry screening tool distributed to vendors, state and federal agency personnel for review, comment and testing.
Oct 19, 2004
Draft data entry screening tool created
Sep 21, 2004
2nd meeting of project staff from UMass, EPA, DEP
Sep 20, 2004
Data validation process developed. See description
Aug 19, 2004
Project web site phase 1 launched, containing project description, background information on stormwater, sample data to illustrate site architecture
Aug 3, 2004
Stormwater BMP user needs survey completed, distributed to federal, state, municipal agencies, technology developers, other users
Jun 16, 2004
Initial meeting between UMass project staff and EPA, DEP staff

May 1, 2004

Project start date
Ongoing / Future Steps:
Mar - Jun 2006 Continue to update web site with new and updated technology evaluations as new information arrives.
Mar - Jun 2006 Continue receiving and reviewing screening tool survey responses. Evaluate technologies based on information received.

 

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