Sewers & Drainage Systems

Feb 7 2017

With warmer temperatures taking hold this winter, many communities are facing a deluge of melting snow with nowhere to go but down. SWS Managing...

movable barrier floodwall system, mbfs, rsa protective technologies, flooding
Jan 25 2017

RSA Protective Technologies LLC developed the Movable Barrier Floodwall System (MBFS) to prevent flooding for municipalities, federal projects,...

Jan 15 2017

Manufactured from the engineered polyer expanded polypropylene (EPP), square and rectangular Pro-Rings meet the AASHTO HS-25 requirements. EPP is...

clearlake, california, flooding, sewage, water, storm
Jan 9 2017

The Clearlake, Calif., Police Department has issued a road closure due to rain and flooding and has reported on a separate sewage leak in another...

epa, public notification, rule, great lakes, cso, sewer overflows
Dec 29 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a rule to establish public notification requirements for 182 communities with combined...

ms4, storm water, wef, nmsa, mou, partnership
Dec 28 2016

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support...

epa, building blocks for sustainable communities, 2017, program
Dec 21 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 25 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies...

st. louis, sewer, treatment plants, kai design & build, flood
Dec 20 2016

KAI Design & Build was contracted by the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) to provide emergency relief services after historic rains...

Dec 14 2016

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Arctic Research Program released its annual...

coney island creek, arcadis, study, flood, hurricane, new york
Dec 6 2016

Arcadis published a study of Coney Island Creek and its surrounding areas to develop recommendations for improved flood protection that minimizes...

northbrook, mwrd, chicago, illinois, flood control, storm water, facility, park
Nov 29 2016

The Village of Northbrook, Ill.; the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD); and Northbrook Park District officials...

Nov 11 2016

An optional water recycling system for the Vactor 2100 Plus sewer cleaner reuses water already in the sewer to clean sewer lines, eliminating the...

las vegas, valley, master plan, flooding, storm water, 2018, update, atkins
Nov 9 2016

Atkins has been selected by the Clark County Regional Flood Control District to prepare the 2018 Las Vegas Valley Master Plan Update (MPU) and...

Oct 17 2016

As a sustainable drainage system, the d-Rain Joint 6061-T6 (aluminum) and PPIC (grey plastic) rainwater filter drain ...

Oct 12 2016

Hurricane Matthew may be gone, but the effects of the deadly winds and floods will be felt in Haiti and the southeastern U.S. for much longer than...

ngwa, flood, wells, water, hurricane matthew, safety
Oct 6 2016

The National Groundwater Assn. (NGWA) shared steps for homeowners to protect water wells during hurricane flooding. Those in areas threatened by...

trench drain, drainage, filcoten, nds, hydro bg, options, offerings, drains
Sep 28 2016

NDS Inc. announced a new partnership with Hydro BG that adds the FILCOTEN brand of fiber-reinforced concrete trench drain to its product offerings...

Sep 25 2016

Sigma Corp. has developed a new 100-ft continuous slope option for two of its trench drain products: the Hydrotec Maxi (100) and the...

Sep 20 2016

Adjustable frames enable EZ-Catch1, EZ-Catch2 and EZ-Catch3 to handle your inlet protection needs. These are lightweight products that offer...

rain, rainready, storm, flooding, preparation, Chicago, area, program, help
Sep 14 2016

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) honored the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) with a resolution for...