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From BMPs and green infrastructure to regulations and funding, listen and read to the latest about erosion control and storm water management. 

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May 17 2022
During the  years I’ve spent in storm water management, we’ve devoted most resources to managing the storm water runoff created by new development.…
Katie Johns, managing editor
Katie Johns, managing editor
May 16 2022
Spring tends to signify growth and new beginnings, and though you’re reading this as spring comes to a close, I am writing it mid-April when a spring…
Katie Johns, managing editor
Katie Johns, managing editor
Mar 8 2022
March is Women’s History Month, and to honor that, we have moved our Women in Water coverage to this print issue. In the following pages, there are…
Katie Johns, managing editor
Katie Johns, managing editor
Feb 1 2022
With a new year, comes new beginnings. And this year, SWS, and its sister publications, Water & Wastes Digest and Water Quality Products, have an…
Oct 26 2020
From now through December, SWS will be featuring one of our 2020 Top Project winners every Monday.  In this interview, SWS Managing Editor Katie…
Oct 9 2020
In this special episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcasts, hosts Bob Crossen, Lauren Del Ciello and Katie Johns share the first in a…
Katie Johns
Katie Johns, Managing Editor of SWS
Feb 4 2020
As we embark on 2020, I’m excited to see where the storm water and erosion control industries go. In 2019, we saw an unprecedented amount of rain,…
Dec 5 2019
The morning after June 30th, 2014,  officials of the city of Cedar Rapids were inundated with phone calls from residents about the previous night's…
Dec 5 2019
Every year, Storm Water Solutions receives numerous nominations for the Top Storm Water & Erosion Control Projects. This year was no different.…
Former Managing Editor Lauren Baltas
Former Managing Editor Lauren Baltas
Oct 2 2019
Over the past two years, I have watched the storm water and erosion control industry ebb and flow as it grows in size and importance. In the spirit…
Sep 6 2019
Summer has come to a close, and school is back in session-for professionals and students alike. In the storm water and erosion control industry,…
Sep 3 2019
Laura Casset, P.E., CFM, CPESC, associate, floodplain management and project funding specialist for Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN), a…
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Lauren Baltas, managing editor of SWS.
Aug 6 2019
Last year, we talked about Cape Town, South Africa, and the words “Day Zero” were top of mind. This year, a similar story is being told of Chennai,…
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Lauren Baltas, managing editor of SWS.
Jul 2 2019
“It's bad.”  My dad-a former farmer-lamented about the fields in our area. Typically, in Illinois, corn and soybeans are planted by May 15, at the…
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Lauren Baltas, managing editor of SWS.
Jun 7 2019
In April-Workplace Violence Awareness Month-SWS, together with sister publications Water & Wastes Digest and Water Quality Products, surveyed…
Sep 11 2018
Registration is open for the Storm Water Solutions Webinar Fest, an opportunity for storm water and erosion control professionals to earn…
Flood control webinar now available to view on-demand
Flood control webinar now available to view on-demand
Aug 9 2018
The webinar, “Improving Campustown: Using Green Infrastructure to Mitigate Flooding,” is now available to view on-demand. The educational event took…
The deadline has extended for Storm Water Solutions' Top Projects award program
The deadline has extended for Storm Water Solutions' Top Projects award program
Aug 3 2018
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) has extended the deadline to submit nominations for the 2018 Top Storm Water and Erosion Control Projects award program.…
Storm Water Solutions announces agenda and keynote for annual conference
Storm Water Solutions announces agenda and keynote for annual conference
Aug 2 2018
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) announced the agenda and keynote speaker for the second annual live SWS Conference & Exhibition. The three-day event…
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