Stormwater Management Institute


Institute's Informational Poster 

Institute's Informational Flyer  


GLSMI is under the leadership of Dr. Donald Carpenter. For more information visit:

Effect positive environmental change in the Great Lakes Region through research, education, and practical application of Low Impact Development and stormwater management techniques.

To be an exemplary regional resource for citizens, policymakers, architects, and engineers through outreach and educational programs associated with innovative stormwater management techniques and low impact development strategies.

Benefit to Michigan and the Nation:
Lawrence Tech’s Great Lakes Stormwater Management Institute will help improve Michigan’s and the Great Lakes Region’s water quality, quality of life, and blue / green economy, thereby making it easier to attract and retain water-use industries knowing that one of the Region’s most valuable resources will be protected.