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Despite the state of California’s recent drought, nearly 200,000 residents this week faced the threat of massive flooding. As of Feb. 14, residents…
One of the most worrisome parts of a facility’s industrial storm water program is the potentially expensive notice of intent to sue or 60-day notice…
Zinc can be a particularly problematic compound on industrial sites because the source of zinc in storm water discharges is often hard to determine.…
As we move into 2017 with the new Trump administration, there are many questions about what is in store for the environmental community and…
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Arctic Research Program released its annual Arctic Report Card at the American…
Water is back in the headlines. This time we move from the Flint, Mich., lead contamination crisis to the small town of Cannon Ball, N.D., where…
Last week, I traveled to Birmingham, Ala., for the Southeast Stormwater Assn.’s annual conference. Conferences like these are a great way for my…
Selecting structural BMPs for industrial and commercial properties can be tricky. Regulatory demands, site conditions, and costs all impact the…
Hurricane Matthew may be gone, but the effects of the deadly winds and floods will be felt in Haiti and the southeastern U.S. for much longer than…
Earlier this week, NPR reported on the one-year anniversary of floods that caused destruction across much of South Carolina. Today, some of the roads…
It’s not too late to register for today’s free webinar, “Designing Storm Water Detention & Infiltration Systems using CMP - The What, Why &…
Tomorrow, Sept. 15, the Value of Water Coalition is challenging all of us to imagine what would happen if we turned on our tap and nothing came out.…
As the effects from Flint, Mich.’s drinking water crisis are felt across the country, with cities nationwide testing and reporting elevated lead…
In case you missed it, we’ve extended the deadline for SWS Top Projects nominations. Two days remain to submit a project for consideration;…
Parts of southern Louisiana remain underwater after historic rainfall swept through the area beginning last Friday. In three days, more than 2 ft of…
We’re halfway through the first week of the 2016 Summer Olympics and I don’t know about you, but I’ve been rushing home every day after work and…
Last week, the U.S. reported its first cases of the Zika virus that were not acquired from travel. By Tuesday, the number of infected people was up…
The toxic algal bloom in Florida’s Lake Okeechobee, declared a state of emergency earlier this month, is an unfortunate example of cause and effect.…
Despite the end of California’s mandatory water use restrictions, the drought prevails. Across the state, officials are looking for ways to conserve…
Almost five months after being declared a public health emergency, the Zika virus continues to make headlines. Yesterday, the Senate blocked a $1.1…
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