Discover Tesla’s Winning Strategy for Managing Industrial Stormwater

How They Transformed Challenges & Risk into Opportunity

As one of the world’s most innovative auto makers, Tesla is always striving to drive growth and success not only through it’s world class designs and leading-edge business strategies, but also through it’s manufacturing and compliance practices behind the scenes. Even when Tesla faced serious challenges with their industrial stormwater operation at their facility in San Joaquin Valley, California, their ability to tackle these problems, return to compliance, and prevent costly legal action was astounding — and there’s alot we can learn from it!!

Download the webinar to hear industrial stormwater expert from Tesla, Mary Jo Press, discuss the key steps they took to overcome these challenges including stormwater compliance exceedances and reaching Level 2 status. Also, learn about the forward-thinking approach Tesla is now taking to proactively manage and track stormwater performance from a centralized dashboard.

Explore Tesla's path to stormwater success

During this webinar, hear experts from Tesla and Mapistry as they discuss the key steps that were taken to tackle noncompliance and strengthen their stromwater program for the long haul.

We’ll cover:

  • Issues that led to stormwater exceedances and Level 2 status
  • The applicable stormwater permit
  • Course of action to get back to baseline compliance
  • Critical steps they took to modernize and maintain the health of their stormwater program in the long term


Mary Jo Press, Environment Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager at Tesla

Mary Jo Press currently works as Environment Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager for Tesla in Lathrop, CA. She has taught environmental management for the community college system as an adjunct professor, served on professional national leadership committees and mentored other safety professionals through the American Society of Safety Engineers.

Mary Jo is a Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP), a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) and Global Safety Professional (GSP). She serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Sustainability Management Association. Mary Jo holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from North Carolina State University and an MS degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University where she graduated with honors and induction into Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society – National Society of Leadership and Success.

Ryan Janoch, Founder of Mapistry

Ryan is the founder of Mapistry which provides stormwater services and online compliance software to industrial facilities. He is a professional engineer with nationwide experience in developing and implementing stormwater compliance programs for hundreds of industrial sites, including ready-mix concrete plants, metal recyclers and bulk marine terminals.

Ryan is a former member of the State of Virginia’s Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse Committee and a current member of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) Hearing Board. He has an MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland and a BS in Biology and Geology from Tufts University.