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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Jan 9 2019
The Kraken filter is a state-of-the-art system utilizing advanced membrane filtration to ensure high levels of removal for TSS, total phosphorus,…
Jan 9 2019
The Kraken filter utilizes advanced membrane filtration, ensuring a high level of removals for TSS (NJCAT Verified at 89%), total phosphorus (72%),…
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 26 2018
SciClone is the first separator to offer efficient hydrodynamic separation, and it has high TSS removal, internal bypass, and efficient capture and…
Dec 26 2018
The Debris Separating Baffle Box (DSBB) is an advanced storm water treatment system that utilizes non-clogging screening and hydrodynamic separation…
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’…
Dec 12 2018
The SciClone offers complete and efficient hydrodynamic separation. Its simple design allows for high TSS removal efficiencies (80% for a particle…
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. …
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,…
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