2017-2018 Case Book

We know that no matter the position they hold within the storm water and erosion control industry, our readers are always eager to further their education. Whether you have a professional license to maintain or just a vested interest in expanding your...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) embarked on one of the largest and most comprehensive public works projects in American history following the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. USACE established Hurricane Storm Damage Risk...
In October 2001, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) issued NPDES Permit ALS000001 for the Birmingham-area municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) and Jefferson County. The city of Hoover, the sixth largest city in Alabama, was...
For more than seven years, Wisconsin-based PaveDrain LLC has been manufacturing and installing a permeable paving technology in a variety of non-transportation critical areas, including parking lots, alleyways, sidewalks, emergency access roads,...
Running through a central business district of Columbus, Ohio’s largest city, the Interstate-70/Interstate-71 interchange is a 2-mile stretch of highway that is undergoing a $1.5-billion, multi-year modernization to reduce congestion, reduce crashes,...
Design engineers developing flow capacity in storm water systems for Thurston County, Wash., need to know if their design is effective during and after construction. In addition, in applications that require permitted discharge, they need to measure flow...
Spokane, Wash., is completing a network of buried concrete combined sewer overflow (CSO) structures to store excess water. The structures are included in Spokane’s Cleaner River Faster initiative that reduces the amount of untreated sewage from combined...
Storm water management has become a requirement in many countries due to high population densities and rapid development. The reduced number of pervious surfaces, which allow storm water runoff to naturally reabsorb into the ground, can create...
Matt Graves, environmental manager at the Port of Vancouver USA, developed the storm water pollution prevention plan and performed the site inspections for the Terminal 1 revitalization project at the Port of Vancouver. Graves needed to secure two access...
In July 2015, Alpharetta, Ga.’s Department of Public Works Stormwater Div. was awarded a $29,100 federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant, to be used for field inspections of 130 miles of storm water pipeline (7,486 pipes) and 8,344 storm...

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