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C. Eliana Brown

C. Eliana Brown
Water Quality and Stormwater Specialist

276 National Soybean Research Center 1101 W Peabody Drive Urbana IL 61801

(217) 265-0760
Program Areas
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Natural Resources, Environment, and Energy

C. Eliana Brown is a water quality and stormwater specialist with Illinois Extension and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant. She provides innovative, science-based programming about water issues including Green Stormwater Infrastructure and watershed science. She leads the development of stormwater outreach materials including the Stormwater@Home video series, serves as the Director of the Red Oak Rain Garden, coordinates the Rainscaping Education Program and Illinois-Indiana Master Watershed Program for Illinois, and chairs the Urban Stormwater Working Group for the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy.

Eliana holds a Master’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign focused on water quality and treatment. She is certified through the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program, which she teaches through Parkland College, and is an Illinois Master Gardener.

Before joining Illinois Extension and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Eliana coordinated the University’s Stormwater Program (MS4) and was an Environmental Protection Engineer with the Illinois EPA. 

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