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Sep 29 2010
Now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) to control the discharge of pollutants…
Sep 29 2010
Retaining walls are systems used for implementing erosion control on unrestrained slopes. This column is intended to provide an overview of some of…
Sep 29 2010
Triple-bottom line accounting is a full-cost accounting approach considering the economic, environmental and social impacts of a decision, or more…
Aug 10 2010
In an effort to help educate the public about storm water management and water conservation practices for the area, the city of Grand Rapids, Mich.,…
Aug 5 2010
If humans remained in caves and had not invented the wheel, it would be safe to say there would be no need for a magazine such as Storm Water…
Aug 5 2010
Bins and public programs dedicated to can, bottle and paper recycling have become par for the course. Soon storm water, generally regarded as a waste…
Aug 4 2010
Located on the east bank of the University of Minnesota (UM) campus, TCF Stadium is the new home of the Golden Gophers football team. According to…
Aug 4 2010
San Angelo, located in west central Texas, lies on the southwestern edge of the Edwards Plateau and the northeastern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert at…
Aug 4 2010
The City of San Diego Storm Water Department is committed to protecting water quality and preserving natural resources in San Diego. Clean water…
Aug 4 2010
Who knew in 1987, when the geosynthetics company with which I am affiliated was first founded, that geosynthetics would become an integral part of…
Aug 4 2010
Innovation has become synonymous with the U.S., serving as a catalyst for economic growth and continuous improvement of our standard of living.…
Jun 11 2010
As evidenced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s publishing of its final rule on effluent limitation guidelines in late 2009, erosion and…
Jun 10 2010
On July 22, 1782, more than a year before the American Revolutionary War ended, the first settlement was founded on the site of present-day Clinton…
Jun 10 2010
Landmark Plaza is a retail center located on the west side of the city of Oshkosh, Wis. Campbell Creek, with an upstream watershed of 200 acres,…
Jun 10 2010
With thousands of permitted as well as nonpoint source discharges entering the receiving waters of Los Angeles County, Calif., improving the water…
Jun 10 2010
Drainage infrastructure for the historic Midtown area of Memphis, Tenn., was designed and constructed in the early 1900s. With rapid urbanization and…
Jun 4 2010
An emerging approach to the classic public-private partnership (PPP) is a new model for getting projects designed, funded, approved and built. Rather…
Jun 4 2010
Having worked in the field of storm water management for almost 20 years, and seeing the conceptual and technological development of storm water…
May 11 2010
To tweet or not to tweet—or blog, Facebook or otherwise delve into the growing world of electronic outreach mechanisms—that is the question. Some…
May 11 2010
The city of Maplewood, a metropolitan suburb of the Twin Cities in Minnesota, needed to make improvements on a key roadway named Castle Avenue. There…
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