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This week, frigid weather and the ominous-sounding polar vortex are hot topics on the news and social media. With much of the Midwest and Plains…
On behalf of all of us at Storm Water Solutions, I would like to wish our readers and partners a happy and safe holiday season; our thanks to all of…
The World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct project evaluated, mapped and scored water risks in 100 river basins, ranked by area and population, and 181…
A new report from Global Water Intelligence indicates that tighter environmental regulations and water scarcity are pushing power plant operators to…
Aging infrastructure, ever-changing regulations and tight budgets continue to challenge the storm water and erosion control industry—but innovation…
Regulatory compliance and funding generally tend to be top of mind for the majority of water professionals. Other key concerns typically include…
A new report recommends fresh approaches for stronger coordination between the water and electric power sectors to achieve a more sustainable,…
A new water purification plant hopes to change the way people think about turning wastewater into drinking water. The Silicon Valley Advanced Water…
The Great Lakes watershed has been struggling with an interesting (but not unique) problem: an invasive species. The Asian carp, which outcompete…
With stats showing that a typical ½-in. rainfall would fill an approximately 50-gal rain barrel or that a 1-in. rainfall would yield a half-gallon of…
Every week, this newsletter is your source of industry news and events as well as important regulatory updates.   From general industry information…
This past summer, Storm Water Solutions invited project managers to submit nominations for industry-specific projects in design or construction that…
WEFTEC.13 came to a close yesterday after yielding many interesting and productive conversations and educational sessions, despite some…
This coming week, thousands of water professionals will be in Chicago for WEFTEC.13, for the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical…
A Chicagoland facility, the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) in Cicero, Ill.—the largest wastewater treatment facility in the world—is getting…
  The nation's rivers and storm water systems are impacted by a variety of natural and manmade factors that can harm the health of these waterways.…
Recently, the Storm Water Solutions staff visited a wetlands restoration site on the North Side of Chicago. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’…
World Water Week 2013 runs Sept. 1 through Sept. 7. The U.N. General Assembly declared 2013 the International Year of Water Cooperation, and the…
The countdown is on for the Storm Water Solutions Top Storm Water and Erosion Control Projects award program deadline. The last opportunity to submit…
StormCon 2013 is in full swing in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as storm water and erosion control industry professionals have been taking advantage of the…
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