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Feb 19 2008
The question is not whether a storm water management best management practice (BMP) needs to be maintained—in order to ensure proper effectiveness,…
Feb 11 2008
Eco-Stone is a permeable interlocking concrete paver that manages storm water runoff through infiltration, improves water quality, mitigates…
Feb 4 2008
With its campus situated along the southern shoreline of Lake Mendota, the first and largest in a chain of five lakes along Wisconsin’s Yahara River…
Jan 8 2008
Hydroscreen has recently developed a new BMP curb insert filter that does not require regular maintenance to function. It can easily be retrofitted…
Nov 29 2007
Phase II of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) went into effect in March 2003. Two years prior to its arrival, the Alabama…
Nov 29 2007
Water bodies and the quality of their water are an integral part of the quality of life enjoyed by Florida residents. In the city of Tallahassee,…
Nov 29 2007
Confusion regarding the dividing line between erosion control and sediment control abounds in today’s California construction industry. Training for…
Oct 18 2007
The Hauraki Gulf is an object of fiercely protected national pride in New Zealand. This coastal area along New Zealand’s North Island is one of the…
Oct 18 2007
Storm water regulations, as established in most communities, limit a developed site’s pollutant loads and runoff volume or rate. Property owners are…
Oct 18 2007
In the early 1980s, a test of the effectiveness of street sweepers was conducted as part of the Nationwide Urban Runoff Program (NURP) studies. The…
Oct 18 2007
A critical production constraint on many cropland areas is the availability of soil water. Precipitation should be used for crop consumptive use; it…
Jun 6 2007
Gearing up for its sixth annual conference, StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, continues to grow in terms…
Jun 6 2007
With more than $2 billion in transportation construction work completed each year, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is intent…
Jun 6 2007
The J. Preston Levis Commons Development is a distinctly unique, top quality, master-planned community built on 400 acres in northern Wood County,…
Apr 11 2007
Communities around the country are adopting smart growth strategies to reach environmental, community and economic goals. Environmental goals include…
Apr 11 2007
Click here to view PDF version of the article Meeting the current national, local, city and watershed rules and regulations poses the greatest…
Feb 7 2007
Treatment of storm water pollution from highways has been a growing concern, especially in highly urbanized areas like southern California. For state…
Feb 6 2007
Ever mindful of the continuing pressure to address air and water quality issues, a number of agencies, metropolitan planners and consultants are…
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