Stormwater Industry News

The nation’s potable water sources are chronically threatened by an out-of-date water infrastructure, storm water runoff and record-breaking droughts... more
The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) elected four new members to its Board of Directors. The new board members are Jim Matheson, Flagship... more
Itron Inc. released the first-ever “Itron Resourcefulness Index,” a global survey of the state of the utility industry. The survey finds the industry... more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released phase II of the National Stormwater Calculator and Climate Assessment Tool package. The... more
The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced that the South Los Angeles Wetlands Park has earned the Envision Platinum award—the... more
Hanes Geo Components, of Winston Salem, N.C., assumed manufacturing and distribution of ScourStop transition mats from Landmark Earth Solutions.... more
In April 2013 DC Water launched the Green Infrastructure Challenge, engaging firms to design innovative green practices that absorb rainwater. These... more
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Agricultural Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642), which includes key provisions to strengthen the links between... more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $5 million dollars in grants to five universities to evaluate innovative green... more
Atkins has been awarded two multimillion-dollar contracts to assist with modernizing the MacArthur Short and Long Barracks at the U.S. Military... more
The Great Plains LID Research and Innovation Symposium will be April 2 to 4, 2014 in Tulsa, Okla., and is requesting abstracts for presentations and... more
Modular Wetland Systems Inc. welcomed Thomas Fitzpatrick as its new East Coast sales manager. Fitzpatrick has worked in the storm water industry for... more
The Suburban Branch of the  American Public Works Assn. (APWA) Chicago Metro Chapter recently hosted its annual Awards Luncheon at Medinah... more
Upper Macungie Township in Lehigh County, Pa., is located in the corridor between Philadelphia and New York City, with quick and easy access to both... more
The World Bank is launching a new initiative at the World Future Energy Summit and International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,... more
The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation’s (WIAF) is partnering with the Fabricators & Manufacturers Assn. Intl. (FMA) to co-host the... more
The new high-efficiency heating and cooling system in the Sleeman Centre in downtown Guelph, Ontario, is an important first step toward building... more
A national survey conducted in the final months of 2013 finds that a majority, but fewer Americans (70%, down 14 percentage points since fall 2012)... more
The 2014 GreenTec Awards will be presented for the first time at IFAT. The awards will be presented in the show’s opening gala attended by 1,000... more
Much of the naturally occurring radioactivity in fracking wastewater might be removed by blending it with another wastewater from acid mine drainage... more

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