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Poorly-designed culvert leads to bluff erosion
May 23 2018
A damaged drainage culvert in Port Angeles, Wash., has led to erosion of a bluff canyon and forced a temporary road closure as Clallam County...
EPA fines plastic manufacturers to clean up storm water discharges
May 23 2018
The U.S. EPA reached settlements with two Southern California plastics manufacturers over federal Clean Water Act violations. Under the terms of the...
May 22 2018
McKechnie Field, the spring training facility for the Pittsburgh Pirates located in Bradenton, Fla., underwent a dramatic renovation, reopening in...
Erosion along Rockaway Beach leads to closures
May 22 2018
The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation announced an 11-block stretch of Rockaway Beach will be closed for the foreseeable future due to...
Puget Sound mussels find traces of opioids
May 22 2018
Scientists from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) discovered traces of oxycodone in the tissues of native bay mussels in Puget...
Kilauea Volcano reaches Pacific Ocean
May 21 2018
Lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, has reached the Pacific Ocean, causing laze. According to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO),...
EPA extents WIFIA loan application period
May 17 2018
U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced at a meeting with water sector associations that the deadline to submit letters of interest for Water...
East Coast storms claim lives, leads to flooding and baseball-sized hail
May 16 2018
Severe storms throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic have caused flooding and claimed five lives. The storms tore through the East Coast May 15...
Chicago area faces flooding with heavy spring rains
May 15 2018
On May 14, spring rains brought flooding and nickel-sized hail to the Chicago area. Lake County, Ill., experienced standing water and basement...

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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...
Several 2017 storm water issues are carrying over to 2018. They include implementing the U.S. EPA’s municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4)...
As I was recently doing some baking with my son, I realized just how important it is to follow a recipe precisely. Who knew exchanging salt for sugar...