AWWA Publishes 2014 State of the Water Industry Report Water Leaders Urge Passage of Infrastructure Legislation Coal Companies to Spend $200 Million to Reduce Water Pollution FY2015 Budget Request Slashes Water Infrastructure Funding EPA Revises Permitting Guidance for Diesel Fuel Use in Hydraulic Fracturing
April 15, 2014
Northern Virginia students ventured out into their communities during the 2013-2014 school year to create environmental change. Working with national non-profit Earth Force... more
April 15, 2014
On April 1, 2014, the town of Chanavayita, a fisherman’s village 50 km from Iquique on the Pacific Chilean coast, suffered a severe 8.2 magnitude earthquake, followed by a... more
April 14, 2014
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) hosted a Water Resilience Summit this week, as part of... more
April 14, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the sixth annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings. The cities... more
March 27, 2014
As many municipalities struggle financially, some private institutions are petitioning for a stake in providing affordable water. SWS Editorial Assistant Chelsea Corbin spoke... more
March 27, 2014
Humans have been treating water for thousands of years to improve their quality of life. Early technologies from the Greeks, like sand and gravel filtration, are still in use... more
March 27, 2014
California, no stranger to extended dry periods, is struggling with the most extreme drought the state has endured in more than 500 years. As climate change—projected to... more
March 27, 2014
It rained on and off for 10 days straight in the village of Downers Grove, Ill., in April 2013. It rained, and then it poured, dumping 6.7 in. on the community in 24 hours.... more
March 27, 2014
Mill Creek flows 28 miles from its headwaters in southeastern Butler County, Ohio, through Hamilton County, Ohio, to its confluence with the Ohio River in the heart of... more
Flow Control Thirsty Duck

The TD Series product line features expanding bellows operation in conjunction with buoyancy and are designed for high-flux, low-flow applications (less than 1.5 cu ft per second). The TD Series includes the first-generation TDA (a custom fabricated powder coated aluminum body) and the second-... more

  • Flow Control Thirsty Duck
    Flow Control Thirsty Duck

    The TD Series product line features expanding bellows operation in conjunction with buoyancy and are designed for high-flux, low-flow applications (less than 1.5 cu ft per second). The TD Series... more

  • This pipe lining system provides a cost-effective, no-dig solution for structural lining of deteriorated culverts. It uses a patented bi-directional spin caster to centrifugally compact a... more

  • Storm Drain Markers can be applied to just about any flat surface. Stick them on concrete or asphalt with your choice of... more

  • These screens remove debris at peak flow with no clogging, capturing all particulates larger than fine sand along with... more

  • The Teledyne Isco AQ 700 multi-parameter probe was designed to meet monitoring needs. It is capable of the simultaneous... more

  • The CheckMate Inline Check Valve is ideal for backflow prevention. In outfalls, storm water, CSO and SSO applications, the valve’s custom-engineered design eliminates costly backflow from oceans,... more

  • Agru/Closure Turf is an impermeable synthetic grass offering economical and environmentally sound closure for landfills, mine spoils and hazardous sites. It can reduce construction and long-term... more

  • 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... more

  • The Vactor 2100 Plus delivers plenty of power to clean larger storm lines and keep debris out of the ecosystem and freshwater supplies. Backed by a two-year warranty, the Jet Rodder water pump... more

  • ACO offers a range of trench drain solutions for any application. Products are available in a variety of widths, depth, materials and load ratings. A wide range of grate materials and slot... more

The city of Appleton, Wis.’s Relocation and Floodplain Management Project included embankment protection at the culvert outflows. The GeoRunner flow protection mat system,... more
Storm water management was the first regulatory consideration for the development of Canton Crossing, a new shopping center located near the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Md.... more
The intersection of Routes 9 and 440 with the Garden State Parkway, one of New Jersey’s busiest and most vital cloverleaf complexes, developed sinkholes following Hurricane... more
Between 1990 and 2010, the population of West Chester Township in Ohio nearly doubled in size. Because the township had no real downtown area, developers started... 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
Date: July 30, 2013 Time: 2:00PM – 3:00 PM EDT Webinar Overview: This webinar will cover the basics of erosion and sediment control for oil and gas... more
On April 2, 2014, SWS hosted its third annual Virtual Expo. More than 900 attendees spent time on the virtual... more
Economic recovery seems to be on the uptick, although the journey is not yet over. Reduced federal spending... more
As we learn more about the horrific mudslide in Washington state that has claimed the lives of at least 24,... 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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