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The editorial staff strives to provide a trusted business platform that effectively connects industry decision-makers and solution providers. en Hybrid Polymer Approved for Use in Washington http://www.estormwater.com/hybrid-polymer-approved-use-washington <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>HaloKlear receives approval of its hybrid water treatment technology</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">HaloSource Inc., the clean water technology company that develops and manufactures HaloKlear water clarification products for the construction, mining, and industrial applications, has received the Washington State Department of Ecology’s (DOE) General Use Level Designation (GULD) for its HaloKlear BHR-P50 hybrid polymer used in conjunction with Chitosan Enhanced Sand Filtration (CESF) system.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/HaloKlear-WA-DOE-approval-BHR-P50.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=429762" title="HaloKlear-WA-DOE-approval-BHR-P50.jpg">Photo: HaloKlear</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-company-reference"> <div class="field-label">Company Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/haloklear-0">HaloKlear</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 24, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/hybrid-polymer-approved-use-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/hybrid-polymer-approved-use-washington#comments Turbidimeters Treatment Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:34:02 +0000 mnevulis 8366 at http://www.estormwater.com AMWA Awards 15 Drinking Water Utilities http://www.estormwater.com/amwa-awards-15-drinking-water-utilities <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies honored 15 public drinking water systems&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) honored 15 public drinking water systems with its top utility management awards Oct. 20 at its 2014 Executive Management Conference in Newport Beach, California.</p> <p><strong style="font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit;"><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 18px;">Sustainability Award Winners:</span></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/AMWA.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=10712">AMWA.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 24, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/amwa-awards-15-drinking-water-utilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/amwa-awards-15-drinking-water-utilities#comments Education, Training Events: Conferences & Expos Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:56:10 +0000 mnevulis 8367 at http://www.estormwater.com Apply for Sustainable Community Development Assistance http://www.estormwater.com/apply-sustainable-community-development-assistance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The EPA invites communities to apply for assistance to pursue revitalization</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting applications for technical assistance&nbsp;to implement smart growth development approaches. The&nbsp;EPA is offering this technical assistance through the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program to help communities&nbsp;across the country — including underserved communities, coastal communities, small cities and rural areas — to adopt sustainable growth strategies. &nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/9841992245_aa2b2af6ab_z.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=168296">9841992245_aa2b2af6ab_z.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 24, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/apply-sustainable-community-development-assistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/apply-sustainable-community-development-assistance#comments Funding Green Technology Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:21:37 +0000 mnevulis 8368 at http://www.estormwater.com Green Building Survey Releases Results http://www.estormwater.com/green-building-survey-releases-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Turner Construction Company </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Turner’s Green Market survey reveals rising importance of occupant wellbeing and water efficiency&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Key findings of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.prweb.net/Redirect.aspx?id=aHR0cDovL3d3dy50dXJuZXJjb25zdHJ1Y3Rpb24uY29tL2Fib3V0LXVzL3N1c3RhaW5hYmlsaXR5L2dyZWVuLW1hcmtldC1iYXJvbWV0ZXI=">Turner’s 2014 Green Building Market Barometer</a>&nbsp;show that companies remain committed to constructing green buildings and value the financial benefits they provide building owners and occupants. Of increasing importance among survey respondents are the benefits that green buildings provide for employee health and wellbeing, and for hiring and retention of employees.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/TurnerConstruction.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=208433">TurnerConstruction.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-company-reference"> <div class="field-label">Company Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/turner-designs">Turner Designs</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 23, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/green-building-survey-releases-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/green-building-survey-releases-results#comments Green Technology Trends Forecasts Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:38:16 +0000 mnevulis 8363 at http://www.estormwater.com Washington, D.C. Water Treatment Project Launches http://www.estormwater.com/washington-dc-water-treatment-project-launches <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ground/Water Treatment and Technology </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>GWWT contracted to provide services for billion-dollar construction project&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Ground/Water Treatment and Technology LLC (GWTT), based in Wharton, N.J., was contracted in September to provide a 1,500 gpm rental treatment system in support of dewatering operations at one of the largest waterfront development projects in Washington, D.C.</p> <p>The project kicked off after several years of up front design, tracking and coordination work between the company's owner, general contractor and dewatering contractor. In 2012, the company treated 16.4 billion gallons of water throughout project sites in North America -- an average of 45 mgpd or 31,000 gpm.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/8865915339_b38a36028b_z.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=158850">8865915339_b38a36028b_z.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 23, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/washington-dc-water-treatment-project-launches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/washington-dc-water-treatment-project-launches#comments Treatment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:37:43 +0000 mnevulis 8364 at http://www.estormwater.com RFP Out for Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant http://www.estormwater.com/rfp-out-healthy-watersheds-consortium-grant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The U.S. EPA will select a grantee to manage the Healthy Watershed Consortium Grant Program</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting proposals for the management of the Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant. The purpose of the grant is to accelerate and expand the strategic protection of healthy freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds across the country. EPA expects to issue a cooperative agreement to fund a single grantee to manage the Healthy Watersheds Consortium grant program and issue subawards on a competitive basis.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/healthwatersheds.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=15350">healthwatersheds.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 22, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/rfp-out-healthy-watersheds-consortium-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/rfp-out-healthy-watersheds-consortium-grant#comments Funding Pollution Control Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:03:41 +0000 mnevulis 8360 at http://www.estormwater.com Conference to Discuss Tennessee's Green Roof and Wall Industry http://www.estormwater.com/conference-discuss-tennessees-green-roof-and-wall-industry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Green Roofs for Healthy Cities </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The CitiesAlive conference will tackle state storm water management issues</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The&nbsp;12<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;Annual CitiesAlive: Green Roof and Wall Conference&nbsp;will take place Nov. 12-15, 2014&nbsp;at the OMNI Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.&nbsp;</p> <p>Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, a non-profit industry association dedicated to the development of the green roof and wall industry, will bring together a multi-disciplinary panel of experts from across Tennessee that will discuss how to kick start the development of the green roof and wall industry across the state.</p> <p>Guest panelists include:</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/GRHC.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=14903">GRHC.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 22, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/conference-discuss-tennessees-green-roof-and-wall-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/conference-discuss-tennessees-green-roof-and-wall-industry#comments Education, Training Events: Conferences & Expos Green Technology Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:03:38 +0000 mnevulis 8361 at http://www.estormwater.com EPA to Regulate Strontium in Drinking Water http://www.estormwater.com/epa-regulate-strontium-drinking-water <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Agency will move forward with a final determination following a 60-day public feedback period</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made a preliminary determination to regulate strontium in the nation's drinking water. Strontium is a naturally occurring element that, at elevated levels, can impact bone strength in people who do not consume enough calcium.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/drinkingwater.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=289962">drinkingwater.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 22, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-slider"><legend>Home Page Slider</legend><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-slider"> <div class="field-label">Slider Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_slider" width="1024" height="768" alt="" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/drinkingwater_0.jpg?1413995757" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slider-text"> <div class="field-label">Slider Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EPA to Regulate Strontium in Drinking Water</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/epa-regulate-strontium-drinking-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/epa-regulate-strontium-drinking-water#comments Regulations Standards & Regulations Treatment Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:21:49 +0000 mnevulis 8362 at http://www.estormwater.com EPA Reactivates Erosivity Calculator http://www.estormwater.com/epa-reactivates-erosivity-calculator <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The California State Water Resources Control Board </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The California State Water Resources Control Board will not accept manual calculations of rainfall erosivity</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) announced it will no longer accept manual calculations for determining rainfall erosivity (R-value) as part of the construction storm water permitting process (SWRCB Memo). Instead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) online rainfall erosivity calculator must be used. For existing construction storm water projects it already calculated their risk level and has a Waste Discharge Identification (WDID) number or Erosivity Waiver ID number, dischargers do not need to re-caclulate using the EPA’s online calculator.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/Storm_Drain.JPG" type="image/jpeg; length=1083302">Storm_Drain.JPG</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 21, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/epa-reactivates-erosivity-calculator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/epa-reactivates-erosivity-calculator#comments Erosion Control Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:01:58 +0000 mnevulis 8357 at http://www.estormwater.com Padre Dam Fights Drought With New Water Project http://www.estormwater.com/padre-dam-fights-drought-new-water-project <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Padre Dam Municipal Water District </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Padre Dam begins work on its Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Project</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>With California’s ongoing drought and the rising cost of imported water, Padre Dam Municipal Water District broke ground on its new Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Project. The project, funded through a $3 million Proposition 50 grant from the Department of Water Resources, will use advanced water purification technologies to potentially diversify East County’s water supply. &nbsp;It will provide a new source of water that is safe, reliable, locally controlled and drought-proof. The project is scheduled to begin operation in March 2015.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/California_Drought_Dry_Riverbed_2009.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=146161">California_Drought_Dry_Riverbed_2009.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 21, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/padre-dam-fights-drought-new-water-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/padre-dam-fights-drought-new-water-project#comments Treatment Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:21:58 +0000 mnevulis 8358 at http://www.estormwater.com Miami Conservancy District of Ohio Receives NGWA Award http://www.estormwater.com/miami-conservancy-district-ohio-receives-ngwa-award <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NGWA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>MCD receives Special Recognition Award for its commitment to the groundwater industry</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) in southwest Ohio has received a 2014 Special Recognition Award from the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA)</span></p> <p>The Special Recognition Award is presented to an individual or organization that demonstrates dedication, service and commitment to the groundwater industry and community through involvement and achievement on a local or regional level. The award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/951690_18390806.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=1871519">951690_18390806.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 20, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/miami-conservancy-district-ohio-receives-ngwa-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/miami-conservancy-district-ohio-receives-ngwa-award#comments Editorial/Topical Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:42:56 +0000 wnyanue 8344 at http://www.estormwater.com Improved Safety and Operations in Gulf of Mexico http://www.estormwater.com/improved-safety-and-operations-gulf-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> U.S. Environmental Protection Agency </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EPA and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement secure settlement under Clean Water Act and Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Under a settlement agreement with the U.S.,&nbsp; ATP Infrastructure Partners, LP (ATP-IP) will pay a $1 million civil penalty and perform corrective measures to resolve claims by the U.S. under the Clean Water Act and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) of unauthorized discharges of oil and chemicals from an oil platform into the Gulf of Mexico, announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, and the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/gulfofmexico.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=727186">gulfofmexico.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-company-reference"> <div class="field-label">Company Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ep-aeration">E.P. Aeration</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 20, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/improved-safety-and-operations-gulf-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/improved-safety-and-operations-gulf-mexico#comments Pollution Control Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:43:27 +0000 mnevulis 8345 at http://www.estormwater.com EPA Announces Winning Student Projects Solving Environmental Issues http://www.estormwater.com/epa-announces-winning-student-projects-solving-environmental-issues <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Environmental Protection Agency </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The EPA awarded up to $15,000 for each student teams as part their People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)&nbsp;awarded up to $15,000 for each of <a href="http://www.epa.gov/ncer/p3/current/" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">37 winning teams</a> to pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative approaches to address environmental challenges as part of EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/imgres.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=15834">imgres.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 17, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/epa-announces-winning-student-projects-solving-environmental-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/epa-announces-winning-student-projects-solving-environmental-issues#comments Public Outreach Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:49:25 +0000 mnevulis 8341 at http://www.estormwater.com Sweeper Summit 2014 to Be Held in Chicago http://www.estormwater.com/sweeper-summit-2014-be-held-chicago <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 1-800-SWEEPER </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The summit will display innovation for the sweeping industry</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">The <a href="http://www.SweeperSummit.com" target="_blank">Sweeper Summit</a> is an executive level retreat and workshop for key persons in the Sweeping Industry and will be hosted on Nov. 10 to 12, 2014 at the Embassy Suites Lakefront in downtown Chicago. Participants will engage in benchmarking, networking and best practices workshops designed to enhance and broaden understanding of the sweeping industry and their businesses.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/1432569_37912474.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=1519994">1432569_37912474.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 17, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sweeper-summit-2014-be-held-chicago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/sweeper-summit-2014-be-held-chicago#comments Events: Conferences & Expos Street Sweepers Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:49:50 +0000 wnyanue 8342 at http://www.estormwater.com U.S. DOI, Water Suppliers Implement Landmark Collaborative Agreement http://www.estormwater.com/us-doi-water-suppliers-implement-landmark-collaborative-agreement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bureau of Reclamation </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 18px;">Bureau of Reclamation, Basin municipalities, federal government help protect Colorado River</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">Faced with the increasing probability of shortage on the Colorado River, municipal water providers in Arizona, California, Nevada and Colorado, and the Bureau of Reclamation are implementing a landmark Colorado River System Conservation program.</span></p> <p>Beginning, Reclamation is soliciting water conservation project proposals from Colorado River entitlement holders in Arizona, California and Nevada. At a later date, water users in the Upper Basin will be invited to participate in this agreement.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/Bureau%20of%20Reclamation%20Colorado%20River.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=3135674">Bureau of Reclamation Colorado River.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 16, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/us-doi-water-suppliers-implement-landmark-collaborative-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/us-doi-water-suppliers-implement-landmark-collaborative-agreement#comments Water Reuse Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:10:10 +0000 wnyanue 8339 at http://www.estormwater.com Regional San Receives WERF's Award for Excellence in Innovation http://www.estormwater.com/regional-san-receives-werfs-award-excellence-innovation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Water Development Research Foundation </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Sacramento Sanitation District honored for improvements in wastewater and storm water collection</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) honored Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) with its </span><a href="http://www.prweb.net/Redirect.aspx?id=aHR0cDovL3d3dy53ZXJmLm9yZy9pL0F3YXJkcy9XRVJGX0F3YXJkX2Zvcl9FeGNlbGxlbmNlX2luX0lubm92YXRpb24vYS9Bd2FyZHMvQXdhcmRmb3JFeGNlbGxlbmNlL1dFUkZfQXdhcmRfZm9yX0V4Y2VsLmFzcHg=" style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">Award for Excellence in Innovation</a><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18</p> </span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/WERFAward.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=186816">WERFAward.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 16, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/regional-san-receives-werfs-award-excellence-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/regional-san-receives-werfs-award-excellence-innovation#comments Editorial/Topical Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:35:48 +0000 mnevulis 8340 at http://www.estormwater.com WEF Announces 2014 Student Design Competition Winners http://www.estormwater.com/wef-announces-2014-student-design-competition-winners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Water Environment Federation </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The winning teams are from the University of South Florida and the University of British Columbia</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced students from the University of South Florida and the University of British Columbia as winners of the 2014 <a href="http://www.wef.org/PublicInformation/page.aspx?id=136" target="_blank">WEF Student Design Competition</a>. The thirteenth annual competition took place earlier this month as part of WEFTEC 2014, WEF's 87th annual technical exhibition and conference.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/WEF%20Student%20Competition%20Winners.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=353689">WEF Student Competition Winners.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/wef-announces-2014-student-design-competition-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/wef-announces-2014-student-design-competition-winners#comments Public Outreach Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:18:23 +0000 wnyanue 8336 at http://www.estormwater.com WEF Announces its 2014-2015 Board of Trustees http://www.estormwater.com/wef-announces-its-2014-2015-board-trustees <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WEF </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ed McCormick, a seasoned water leader from Oakland, Calif., assumes WEF leadership</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the members of its </span><a href="http://www.wef.org/about/page.aspx?id=1073" style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;" target="_blank">2014-2015 Board of Trustees</a><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">. The members were confirmed by WEF’s House of Delegates during WEFTEC 2014—WEF’s 87th annual technical exhibition and conference—last week in New Orleans.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/14-1006-0_1047mccormick.JPG" type="image/jpeg; length=12287469" title="14-1006-0_1047mccormick.JPG">Incoming President Ed McCormic. Photo courtsey of WEF</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/wef-announces-its-2014-2015-board-trustees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/wef-announces-its-2014-2015-board-trustees#comments Events: Conferences & Expos Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:24:51 +0000 wnyanue 8337 at http://www.estormwater.com NPCA to Host Storm Water and Environmental Seminar http://www.estormwater.com/npca-host-storm-water-and-environmental-seminar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> National Precast Concrete Assn. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Seminar covers current and up-and-coming topics directly affecting storm water management</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">The National Precast Concrete Assn. is sponsoring the “<a href="http://precast.org/meetings/2014-stormwater-seminar/" target="_blank">Taking Raleigh by Storm(water) Stormwater and Environmental Seminar</a>,” Nov. 14 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Featuring expert speakers addressing local issues, this storm water and environmental seminar covers current and up-and-coming storm water regulations, technologies, research and development projects and other topics directly affecting storm water management.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/npca-host-storm-water-and-environmental-seminar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/npca-host-storm-water-and-environmental-seminar#comments Pipe & Distribution Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:31:43 +0000 wnyanue 8338 at http://www.estormwater.com GIS Professionals Play Key Role Managing World’s Water Resources http://www.estormwater.com/gis-professionals-play-key-role-managing-world%E2%80%99s-water-resources <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>GIS helps monitor water resources and usage patterns</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">Water scarcity is a serious issue with nearly 1.2 billion people, approximately one-fifth of the world’s population living in areas where water is insufficient, according to the United States Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) 2006 Human Development Report. Geographic information systems (GIS) is a critical tool for establishing water resource solutions, which include assessing water quality and management.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/GIS%20Software.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=3033807">GIS Software.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 14, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/gis-professionals-play-key-role-managing-world%E2%80%99s-water-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/gis-professionals-play-key-role-managing-world%E2%80%99s-water-resources#comments Software Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:13:28 +0000 wnyanue 8332 at http://www.estormwater.com Leaders Address Lessons From Hurricane Sandy http://www.estormwater.com/leaders-address-lessons-hurricane-sandy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> National Wildlife Federation </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Progress noted but experts say more action needed</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">With the two year anniversary of Sandy just weeks away, National Wildlife Federation President &amp; CEO Collin O'Mara addressed more than 350 environmentalists, policy makers, scientists and business leaders at the Northeast Risk &amp; Resilience Leadership Forum in Stamford, Conn., and cautioned that coastal communities along the east coast remain highly vulnerable to sea level rise and other climate impacts.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/Hurricane%20Sandy%20Lessons.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=3059276">Hurricane Sandy Lessons.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 14, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/leaders-address-lessons-hurricane-sandy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/leaders-address-lessons-hurricane-sandy#comments Trends Forecasts Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:29:44 +0000 wnyanue 8333 at http://www.estormwater.com EPA Provides Technical Assistance for Storm Water, Wastewater Projects http://www.estormwater.com/epa-provides-technical-assistance-storm-water-wastewater-projects <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> EPA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Five communities will receive $335,000 for integrated wastewater and storm water management planning</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing $335,000 in technical assistance to five communities to help them develop components of <a href="http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/npdes/stormwater/Integrated-Municipal-Stormwater-and-Wastewater-Plans.cfm" target="_blank">integrated plans for wastewater and storm water management</a>. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 13, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/epa-provides-technical-assistance-storm-water-wastewater-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/epa-provides-technical-assistance-storm-water-wastewater-projects#comments Standards & Regulations Storm Water Management Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:54:31 +0000 wnyanue 8329 at http://www.estormwater.com EPA, CEQ Launch Green Infrastructure Collaborative http://www.estormwater.com/epa-ceq-launch-green-infrastructure-collaborative <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> EPA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Collaborative will leverage efforts to support water quality and community development goals</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">On Oct. 8, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Infrastructure Program and the White House Council on Environmental Quality launched a broad collaborative of external stakeholders to advance green infrastructure implementation.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/EPA%20White%20House%20Council%20Collaborative.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=292862">EPA White House Council Collaborative.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 13, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/epa-ceq-launch-green-infrastructure-collaborative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/epa-ceq-launch-green-infrastructure-collaborative#comments Events: Conferences & Expos Green Technology Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:07:18 +0000 wnyanue 8330 at http://www.estormwater.com U.S. Water Alliance Calls for 2015 Water Prize Nominations http://www.estormwater.com/us-water-alliance-calls-2015-water-prize-nominations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2014</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">The U.S. Water Alliance is now accepting nominations for the <a href="http://www.uswateralliance.org/u-s-water-prize/about-the-prize/" target="_blank">2015 U.S. Water Prize</a>. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 1, 2014.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/2015%20U.S.%20Water%20Prize%20Nominations.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=3248477">2015 U.S. Water Prize Nominations.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 13, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/us-water-alliance-calls-2015-water-prize-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/us-water-alliance-calls-2015-water-prize-nominations#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:19:12 +0000 wnyanue 8331 at http://www.estormwater.com Chicago Elementary School to Unveil New Schoolyard http://www.estormwater.com/chicago-elementary-school-unveil-new-schoolyard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-label">Deck:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>New grounds are part of a pilot initiative, Space to Grow: Greening Chicago Schoolyards</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">After more than a year of community planning and several months of construction, Morrill Elementary School in Chicago will unveil its brand new schoolyard, Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/sites/default/files/MWRD%20Playground%20Unveiling.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=2115384">MWRD Playground Unveiling.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publicationDate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 10, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.estormwater.com/chicago-elementary-school-unveil-new-schoolyard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.estormwater.com/chicago-elementary-school-unveil-new-schoolyard#comments Public Outreach Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:10:25 +0000 wnyanue 8327 at http://www.estormwater.com