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Two months remain to gather up the facts and figures about your best work from the last 18 months and submit a nomination for the Storm Water…
In the June issue of SWS, GRAEF engineers Jim Hansen and Bridget Henk wrote about Drexel Town Square, an 86-acre mixed-use development in…
The latest trend in chemical-free weed removal has four legs and says “Baaa!” The use of goats for weed removal is making a comeback, often clearing…
It’s not too late to register for today’s free webinar, “Managing Storm Water on Industrial Sites: BMP Selection & Evaluation.” Starting today at…
It’s that time of year again! Nominations are now open for the Storm Water Solutions 2016 Top Storm Water and Erosion Control Projects awards program…
No matter where you live, you generally know what to expect in terms of weather. Living in a large, Midwestern city like Chicago, I know the threat…
Storm Water Solutions would like to thank the exhibitors, attendees and sponsors of the Spring 2016 SWS Virtual Expo. By all measures, it was another…
Last week, environmental officials in Delaware asked the state’s Supreme Court to overturn an earlier ruling that declared storm water and sediment…
Today is the day! The Spring 2016 Storm Water Solutions Virtual Expo is here. You can still register for this free event, held today from 10 a.m. to…
I spent last weekend in a cabin with some friends in Saugatuck, Mich. When we planned the trip a few months ago, we expected decent weather: maybe a…
There are only two weeks left to register for the Spring 2016 SWS Virtual Expo on April 13. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern, you can learn about the…
Yesterday we celebrated World Water Day 2016, a day of recognition held annually on March 22 since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly…
The storm water and erosion control industry is constantly evolving and there is always something new to learn, making educational industry events…
As the calendar rolls into March, it is becoming apparent that this winter has not been enough to bring California out of its drought. In an…
IECA’s Environmental Connection 2016 (EC16) is currently under way in San Antonio through Friday, Feb. 19. Erosion and sediment control professionals…
With the New Year comes new beginnings, and a new face at the helm of SWS. As the new managing editor, I am excited to be immersed in the storm water…
Thanksgiving: the time of year when we examine all we have to be grateful for as we look forward to a new year full of opportunities. I’m thankful…
Current flood models do not account for cities’ impact on local rainfall patterns, which could end up causing urban planners to significantly…
  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s analysis of the 2015 algal bloom in western Lake Erie (Ohio) showed that it was the…
Staying up to date on current storm water management and erosion control best practices is key as new regulations spring up and this industry segment…
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