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 29, 2014
Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called "nuisance flooding," which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed... more
July 29, 2014
Pooled Equipment Inventory Co. (PEICo), a company dedicated to resolving common equipment and inventory-related problems in the nuclear electric utility industry, hired RWL... more
July 28, 2014
For most people, Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call that something needs to be done to adapt urban coasts to the threat of coastal flooding, which is only expected to worsen... more
July 28, 2014
During the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's (MWRD's) second annual Sustainability Summit held July 2 at the Allerton Hotel in Chicago, four... 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

    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

    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

    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

    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
If you read this blog every week, you already know that Storm Water Solutions features a Top Projects program... 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
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


Some municipalities now charge a storm water fee to taxpayers to offset costs of storm water management. Do you agree with this?:

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