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Preemptive PFAS Solutions
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Jun 17 2022
In an April 2022 memorandum, Addressing PFAS Discharges in EPA-Issued NPDES Permits and Expectations Where EPA is the Pretreatment Control Authority…
soil erosion
erosion control
Jun 10 2022
What is Soil Erosion?  “Soil erosion involves the breakdown, detachment, transport, and redistribution of soil particles by forces of water, wind, or…
Jun 3 2022
Rain brings life to the land. Every living thing needs water to survive and thrive. However, what happens when the land itself pollutes that water?…
Water Quality Forecasting
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May 27 2022
Danish SME WaterWebTools, Baylor University, and the water supply Tarrant Regional Water District are working to provide short-term forecasts for…
May 24 2022
The latest news and updates on the 2022 hurricane season and how storms are affecting the storm water industry. The official Atlantic hurricane…
May 20 2022
What Does Storm Water Mean? Storm water can be defined as the water that results from precipitation, which includes rainwater, subsoil water or…
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.…
Utilizing Natural Vegetation as a Storm Water Best Management Practice
View of the storm water pond full of sediment-laden water and partially pumped down (normal level at vegetation line).
May 17 2022
Have you ever considered existing vegetation on your project site to be of value for an upcoming development project? While it is not indicative of…
May 17 2022
Technology continues to improve, and is keeping many industries on their toes, forcing them to pivot and adapt. The death of the 3G cellular network…
May 17 2022
Rainwater. Storm water. Wastewater. Unmanaged, they can endanger waterways, groundwater and add to water shortages. There is no simple solution, but…
May 17 2022
Andres Rivas Official Title: Lead Engineer Company Name: ParkUSA Age: 31 What are your professional certifications and education? Bachelor of…
Marc Theisen, industry icon 2022, sws
Marc Theisen, Vice president of Business Development and Technical Services for Profile Products
May 16 2022
When Marc Theisen entered the industry, he said erosion control measures were an afterthought. It was before the U.S. EPA had issued NPDES Phase I…
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…
May 13 2022
The mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is to help people before, during and after disasters, and at the core of FEMA’s…
Apr 29 2022
Escondido, California, often called the “heart of northern San Diego,” is located just 30 miles outside of downtown San Diego and 20 minutes from the…
Apr 22 2022
Storm water pipes and culverts (pipes) serve a valuable function in a community’s subsurface infrastructure. Not only are they an essential component…
Apr 15 2022
Rainwater harvesting can be a powerful tool to reduce the strain on aging water supply and storm water infrastructure, but to fully utilize this tool…
Apr 8 2022
Trends come and go, but what ideas become popular (and for how long) speak to what concerns are most pressing for public works professionals. That’s…
A solution is in sight for the HABS problem that has plagued our lakes from the early 1970s. Professor Emeritus Wayne Carmichael discusses the multi-level approach to remediation of HABS below.
A solution is in sight for the HABS problem that has plagued our lakes from the early 1970s. Professor Emeritus Wayne Carmichael discusses the multi-level approach to remediation of HABS below.
Apr 1 2022
Cyanobacteria harmful algae blooms (cyanoHABs) continue to intensify globally. These blooms represent a potential health risk to both water and food…
Apr 1 2022
In honor of Women’s History Month, which takes place in March, SWS asked women in the industry to tell us about their careers, goals, important…
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