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Building resilient best management practice toolkits for storm water management
Building resilient best management practice toolkits
Jan 3 2019
Jurisdictions are struggling to make their infrastructure more resilient in light of challenges such as recurrent flooding, higher intensity and…
Dec 14 2018
A SiteSaver storm water treatment device was installed under the Route 242 parking lot at the Jay Peak Ski Resort in Jay, Vt., as part of the resort’…
California beach installs erosion control barrier
California beach installs erosion control barrier ahead of storm
Dec 11 2018
Orange County Public Works installed more than 1,000 tons of rocks as a temporary erosion barrier on Capistrano Beach in Dana Point, Calif. The…
Dec 4 2018
The Interstate 95 Girard Avenue Interchange (GIR) area is one of the most heavily traveled interstates in Pennsylvania, carrying more than 185,000…
Dec 3 2018
Historically, Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station, Texas, has been developed in two halves. The East Campus has been fully developed…
Nov 15 2018
In urban areas where conventional storm water BMPs are increasingly expensive, a very high-efficiency storm water method for the roof is needed. …
Nov 4 2018
Filterra is similar to bioretention in its function and application, but it has been optimized for high volume and flow treatment, as well as high…
Nov 4 2018
Drivable Grass is a permeable, flexible and plantable concrete paving system that offers a reliable solution to storm water management through bio-…
Oct 23 2018
Storm Clean catch basin filtration inserts from CleanWay are storm drain filters that are highly effective at removing contaminants from storm water…
Oct 14 2018
The Connector Pipe Screen is a Water Board-certified full trash capture device that meets rigorous storm water regulations. It is installed inside a…
MWRD completes flood control project in Flossmoor, Ill., flood control project
MWRD completes flood control project in Flossmoor, Ill., flood control project
Oct 12 2018
On Oct. 11, officials gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the Cherry Creek East Branch flood control project in…
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Source: Vancouver Watersheds Alliance. Artist: Jamie Lutz.
Oct 4 2018
We have all heard the expression “can’t see the forest for the trees,” but when is the last time you can remember it applying to yourself? As a storm…
PennDOT resolves storm water runoff violations
PennDOT resolves storm water runoff violations
Sep 26 2018
The U.S. EPA and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) agreed to settle a multi-site construction-related storm water case. The…
Sep 6 2018
After Hurricane Sandy swept through the Atlantic coast in 2012, there was significant damage from flooding. A Brooklyn, N.Y., luxury car dealership…
Sep 6 2018
Over the past three years, the University of California (UC) Santa Cruz installed five Truegrid permeable paver parking lots with a sixth on the way…
Aug 29 2018
The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill., uses green solutions, including bioswales, wetlands and permeable pavers to mitigate flooding and educate the…
Jul 30 2018
In 2016, heavy rains ripped out erosion control blankets and left a creek bed severely eroded at a development site in Texas. The U.S. Army Corps of…
Michigan updates forestry best management practices for erosion control
Michigan updates forestry best management practices
Jul 30 2018
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) updated a list of best management practices (BMP) to prevent soil erosion and storm water runoff…
Jul 9 2018
Have you ever repeated this lesson to yourself from the famous fable of The Tortoise and The Hare? The main takeaway being that consistent,…
MWRD funds permeable pavement alleys for storm water runoff management
MWRD funds permeable pavement alleys for storm water runoff management
Jul 5 2018
Harwood Heights, Ill., has approved the construction of two permeable pavement alleyways designed to prevent storm water runoff and flooding.…
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