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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. …
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…
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
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.…
Chicago suburb to build green infrastructure for storm water runoff
Chicago suburb to build green infrastructure for storm water runoff
Jun 21 2018
Arlington Heights, Ill., a Chicago suburb, received a $358,000 grant to fund a rain garden and permeable pavement at the downtown police station…
Considering best management practices for storm water management
Considering best management practices for storm water management
May 25 2018
When it comes to storm water best management practices (BMPs), crafting and implementing sound policies to ensure they are properly evaluated,…
Apr 19 2018
Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic Coast in 2012, causing significant damage to coastal communities in many Mid-Atlantic states. During the…
Dec 18 2017
Rumbled Bluffs clay pavers are tumbled after firing to mimic the look and appeal of antique pavers. They are manufactured above today’s standards,…
Sep 13 2017
A260-acre site will be the home of a new FedEx Ground distribution center in Middletown, Conn. Manafort Brothers of Plainville, Conn., is the…
Sep 13 2017
Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington State is one of the largest military bases in the country. The U.S. Department of Defense considers it…
Sep 13 2017
Building an aquatic park in the middle of the California drought presented more issues than just the construction, costs or scheduling. A community…
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