House to Hold Hearing on Clean Water Affordability, Integrated Planning Framework EPA Awarding $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters House Passes Energy and Water Appropriations Bill DOE Releases Report on Water-Energy Nexus Challenges, Opportunities California Could Save 14 Million Acre-feet of Water, Report Says
July 25, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched its third-annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a prize contest that engages college students in developing... more
July 25, 2014
The climate has been changing across all geographies. Also, increase in urbanization and growth of infrastructure is leading to the depletion of various essential resources,... more
July 24, 2014
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) to recover valuable resources in used... more
July 24, 2014
The House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment will hold a hearing on July 24, 2014 to examine the status of the U.... more
July 24, 2014
Water utilities in the U.S. are bearing the brunt of climate change as resources become scarcer. SWS Associate Editor Williette Nyanue spoke with Lynn Broaddus, Ph.D.,... more
July 24, 2014
Urban runoff, in addition to storm water runoff, has increasingly been a hot button topic for many urban planners, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and public works... more
July 24, 2014
A major shipping and industrial property hub on the U.S. West Coast, the Port of Vancouver USA owns property spanning 2,127 acres in the Vancouver Lake lowlands, which... more
July 24, 2014
Interstate 4 (I-4), a 132-mile highway, lies completely within the state of Florida. The interstate connects the state’s east and west coasts from Daytona Beach to Tampa and... more
July 24, 2014
The McLeod Dam is one of six dams owned and operated by Quinte Conservation on the Moira River in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Originally built in 1979 for ice control and... more
Water Reuse StormChamber

When water supplies become limited, practical solutions such as a StormChamber reuse system can fill the gap. Increasing the amount of reclaimed water for home, agricultural and commercial consumers can significantly ease the strain on the rivers, lakes and aquifers that provide clean and safe... more

  • Water Reuse StormChamber
    Water Reuse StormChamber

    When water supplies become limited, practical solutions such as a StormChamber reuse system can fill the gap. Increasing the amount of reclaimed water for home, agricultural and commercial... more

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  • pump, xylem
    pump, xylem

    Flygt submersible propeller pumps move large volumes of water within low-to-medium-head applications. They are smaller than non-submersible offerings; the motor and hydraulics are integrated into... more

  • contech
    contech

    With the UrbanGreen BioFilter, pollutants are removed by filtration during a storm event, then transformed, assimilated and/or absorbed by the microbiology within a soil ecosystem. The integrated... more

  • pavement, uni-group
    pavement, uni-group

    The Eco-Stone family of permeable pavers has provided a solution to storm water runoff for more than 20 years. Combine parking and detention for cost savings and better land use while reducing... more

  • thirsty duck
    thirsty duck

    ER 200 floating outlet and skimmers feature telescoping tube operation in conjunction with buoyancy and are ideal for low-headwater/high-tailwater applications. It accommodates high-flow... more

  • corrugated steel pipe
    corrugated steel pipe

    The Service Life Calculator is now available online. Corrugated steel pipe drainage solutions are ideal for entire storm water systems, underground storm chambers and bridge replacements. Steel... more

  • kanaflex
    kanaflex

    KanaPipe high-strength steel reinforced HDPE pipe is ideal for residential/commercial storm water drainage applications and road building projects. It has stiffness up to 200% greater than... more

  • valve
    valve

    The WaStop’s strengths include: reliability, elimination of reverse flow, ease of installation and low head loss. The valve is virtually maintenance free and its construction materials give it a... more

  • firestone
    firestone

    EPDM and polypropylene geomembranes are a durable, dependable solution for almost any application. From decorative commercial water features to critical containment applications such as... more

When ENB Financial Corp.—the holding company for Ephrata National Bank—started to scope out a property for its 10th location in south central Pennsylvania, the company looked... more
Winters in Wisconsin can slow construction to a crawl or even halt it. So when the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) needed to start a project in January to hit... more
It is well known that you learn better when you experience something than you do when you read about it. This is true about sustainability—and also true about... more
The bedroom community of Farmville, Va., had a rich history, a picturesque university and plenty of small town charm. What it did not have was a storm water management... more
  brightcove.createExperiences(); Address Bentley Systems, Incorporated685 Stockton DrExton, PA 19341 Phone: 800.236.8539Fax: 203-755-... more
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Webinar Overview:This webinar will focus on industrial stormwater permits: EPA’s... more
This week, SWS attended the 2014 Chicago Water Summit, the focus of which was "Global Lessons from Great... more
Nominations for Storm Water Solutions 2014 Top Storm Water and Erosion Control Projects awards... more
Recently, Nancy Stoner, acting assistant administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),... more
Most professionals working in storm water management likely are aware that for the last several years, the U.... more
At a recent hearing on a proposed county-wide storm water pollution control funding measure, I witnessed a... more
Contractors and department of transportation agencies often are challenged to achieve maximum results within... more

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