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Jul 15 2015
Storm water management is sometimes where you end up at the last part of a project. Consider what happened at Furman University in Greenville, S.C.,…
Jun 2 2015
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) board of commissioners approved authorization to advertise a contract to…
May 28 2015
The village of Wappingers Falls and other communities in the Wappinger Creek watershed—the largest in Dutchess County, N.Y.—have been concerned for…
May 11 2015
Burlington, Vt., is a city where you can find dessert, manners and education: It is the home of Ben & Jerry’s, the Emily Post Institute and three…
Mar 2 2015
Try the new Snout sizing program. See videos and virtual application scenarios on a redesigned website. The product line includes the Snout, Bio-…
Feb 13 2015
Clearwater Solutions has been on the cutting edge of storm water filter development and specialized media designed to meet TMDLs. The website…
Oct 23 2014
Using low impact development (LID) concepts in combination with proprietary systems in its plan to control storm water runoff in Sarasota, Fla.,…
Oct 20 2014
GrassProtecta is a thick plastic grass reinforcement mesh that can be installed directly onto existing grass to protect, reinforce and stabilize…
Sep 23 2014
The BMP Snout is a high-performance vented hood with more than 65,000 installations. This system reduces trash, floatables, oil and sediment from…
Sep 16 2014
Urban development and changing weather patterns can alter the hydrologic characteristics of a watershed by increasing the rate and volume of storm…
Sep 10 2014
GroSoxx are custom vegetated soft blocks for natural stabilization and restoration. Manufactured in 3-in. sections for easy installation, GroSoxx are…
Jul 25 2014
Bio-Aquifer Storm Systems (BASS) allow for natural storm water drainage and groundwater recharge, making paved surfaces ecologically sound and…
Jul 9 2014
For the planners of the streetscape in the village of New Albany, Ohio, the cost estimates were virtually the same to apply new asphalt, conventional…
Jun 23 2014
The bedroom community of Farmville, Va., had a rich history, a picturesque university and plenty of small town charm. What it did not have was a…
Mar 27 2014
A problematic road shoulder area in the suburban village of North Barrington, Ill., was in need of repair. Excessive sheet flow runoff down a narrow…
Mar 13 2014
Over the past two summers, Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., embarked on an extensive project to install Pine Hall Brick’s StormPave…
Feb 6 2014
Federal law mandates that states control non-point source water pollution with BMP through the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System. SF-…
Nov 26 2013
Preserving large trees as runoff interceptors is an integral part of low impact development, as is incorporating trees and vegetation in filtration…
Nov 22 2013
Techo-Bloc, a company recognized for the quality of its hardscaping products, was awarded two prizes from the 2013 Contech building event. The result…
Nov 13 2013
U.S. demand for landscaping products is projected to grow 6.9% per year through 2017 to $6.5 billion, reflecting a rebound in sales following the…
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