BMPs

Best management practices (BMPs) are an important concern for storm water and erosion control professionals, as they help comply with regulations and protect the health of waterways. 

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Jul 10 2020
Green infrastructure features, commonly referred to as Best Management Practices (BMPs), are designed by regulators and engineers to hold storm water…
Feb 11 2020
The U.S. EPA announced the owners of three Maine metal recycling facilities have agreed to come into compliance with storm water regulations. The…
Feb 11 2020
Changing permit requirements throughout the country for municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4) prompted Minneapolis-based design and consulting…
Jan 6 2020
In the 1950s, an industrial complex that housed the Verdelli Farms vegetable processing facility was built in the Hummelstown borough in Pennsylvania…
Jan 6 2020
In an effort to replenish local groundwater supplies and reduce potential pollutant discharges to the municipal storm sewer system, CASC Engineering…
Jan 3 2020
Oil changes. Gutter cleaning. Annual doctor appointments. These are all forms of maintenance that most people would likely agree are necessary to…
Nov 19 2019
Filterra is an engineered bioretention system. While it operates similar to traditional bioretention, its high flow media allows for a reduction in…
Oct 29 2019
Drivable Grass is a permeable, flexible and plantable concrete paving system that is an environmentally friendly alternative to poured concrete and…
Oct 29 2019
The Connector Pipe Screen is a Water Board-certified full trash capture device that meets rigorous storm water regulations. It is installed inside a…
Oct 15 2019
Schwarze pure vacuum and regenerative air sweepers, equipped with catch basin cleaners, are one of the most cost effective Best Management Practices…
Derek Berg is a regional regulatory director for Contech Engineered Solutions. Berg can be reached at dberg@conteches.com.
Derek Berg is a regional regulatory director for Contech Engineered Solution.
Aug 7 2019
In the nearly 20 years that I have spent immersed in storm water management, I have pondered many head-scratchers; the proliferation of flawed…
Jul 2 2019
During the early planning stages of a project, developers often question how much of their parcel needs to be designated for storm water management.…
May 20 2019
In 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic coast—causing significant damage to coastal communities in many mid-Atlantic states. During the…
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3.
Apr 18 2019
Update: Abstract submissions have been extended to May 3. There is one day left to submit abstracts for the third-annual SWS Conference &…
Mar 19 2019
The Modular Wetlands System Linear is Bio Clean’s flagship biofiltration product. This stormwater filter offers high pollutant removal for TSS, heavy…
Feb 28 2019
“Charleston Harbor is one of the finest natural harbors on the Atlantic Coast. It is one of the most important economic assets of the state of South…
Staten Island, N.Y., embarks on $28 million flood control project with new best management practices
Staten Island, N.Y., embarks on $28 million flood control project with new best management practices
Feb 6 2019
The New York Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced that construction has begun on a…
The facility reduced concentrations of copper, zinc and total suspended solids in its storm water.
The facility reduced concentrations of copper, zinc and total suspended solids in its storm water.
Jan 28 2019
With growing water quality concerns over the past two decades, industrial storm water permit requirements have become ever more stringent. For more…
Jan 23 2019
The Modular Wetlands system is Bio Clean’s flagship biofiltration product and is the only storm water biofilter using horizontal flow, which improves…
Jan 23 2019
Los Angeles is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, and space has become even more sensitive and limited than ever before. “The county is…
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