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Chicago suburb to build green infrastructure for storm water runoff
Jun 21 2018
Arlington Heights, Ill., a Chicago suburb, received a $358,000 grant to fund a rain garden and permeable pavement at the downtown police station...
Texas faces flood control obstacles as storms rise
Jun 21 2018
Heavy rains have triggered flash flood warnings in sections of coastal southeast Texas, including Aransas, Goliad, Refugio, Hidalgo and Bee counties...
Mississippi state receives flood control funding from USACE
Jun 20 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released a plan that includes nearly $56 million for Mississippi water projects, including wastewater...
Trump Tower faces backlash over cooling water intake regulations
Jun 19 2018
The Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club and Friends of the Chicago River have provided notice of intent to sue the Chicago Trump International Hotel...
Landslides may disrupt Tour de France cycling path
Jun 19 2018
Heavy rain and flash floods triggered a landslide in the western Pyrénées, France, resulting in serious damage to a road down the Col d’Aubisque. The...
Elmhurst, Ill., approves storm water detention project
Jun 18 2018
The city of Elmhurst, Ill., has approved contracts and funding for the Southwest Elmhurst Stormwater Mitigation Project. The two-part project will...
Washington DC improves Anacostia River water quality
Jun 18 2018
For the first time, the Anacostia River received a D- on its State of the River report card, issued by the Anacostia Watershed Society. The group...
Idaho takes over storm water pollution management from EPA
Jun 15 2018
The state of Idaho and the U.S. EPA have agreed that Idaho will take over the responsibility of permitting and enforcing aspects of the federal Clean...
Jun 14 2018
Managing editors Bob Crossen and Lauren Baltas recount their second day of the 2018 American Water Works Assn. Annual Conference & Exposition.

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Other than getting rained out, you may ask, what is the connection between storm water and baseball? For many years now, the storm water industry and...
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