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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Dec 12 2011
Total suspended solids (TSS) thus far have served as the keystone pollutant for the majority of storm water management programs, and a considerable…
Nov 14 2011
SiltSoxx is a patented, compost-based BMP used in low impact development, construction, and sustainable erosion and sediment control. Applications…
Oct 28 2011
Water is headed for Hollywood this year for WEFTEC.11. Industry professionals from all over the world will convene in Los Angeles for the 84th annual…
Oct 28 2011
Projects in urban environments often require a different approach to sediment control than greenfield development. Space restrictions, extensive…
Oct 28 2011
The idea for Club Mud was hatched after a classroom training for county maintenance workers. As the county engineer thanked speakers for their…
Oct 28 2011
Extreme slopes over waterways call for permanent stability Positioned on the banks above the Mississippi River, the charming city of Vicksburg, Miss…
Oct 28 2011
When the banks of Two Mile Creek began to erode, the town of Tonawanda, N.Y., needed an aesthetic solution on a tight schedule. Two Mile Creek runs…
Oct 28 2011
Janesville, Wis., is a city that actively looks for ways to improve its underground infrastructure. Located in a northern climate, Janesville has…
Oct 28 2011
The city of Newport News, Va., entered into a Special Order by Consent with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Hampton Roads…
Oct 28 2011
When the Mississippi and Missouri rivers overflowed their banks last spring, the resulting floods were among the worst in the century, rendering 2011…
Oct 28 2011
Columbia, the largest city in South Carolina, serves as the state capital and has a long history of offering picturesque charm.  Keeping Columbia,…
Oct 28 2011
The past few years have seen applications of compost filter socks extend from sediment control devices around site perimeters to “greenscape” facings…
Oct 28 2011
Within any low-impact development (LID) or environmental site design (ESD) hierarchal selection chart, one will always find bioretention/…
Oct 18 2011
Firestone Specialty Products has introduced its new Water Management Solutions line of products. The Firestone EPIC System is an onsite water…
Oct 18 2011
SiltSoxx is a patented, compost-based BMP used in low impact development, construction, and sustainable erosion and sediment control. Applications…
Sep 21 2011
The Spectra Roadway Improvement System includes site assessment and assistance, design, and specification through a team of knowledgeable sales…
Sep 20 2011
Pine Hall Brick Co. Inc. is an 88-year-old family-owned manufacturer of clay pavers, face brick and specially shaped brick. By utilizing special…
Jun 17 2011
Operations managers for storm drain cleaning companies get to see a lot of construction sites. They also see a lot of manufactured devices that are…
May 10 2011
On Dec. 1, 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created a ruling requiring site personnel to monitor discharged storm water for…
May 10 2011
Like many older downtowns, Minneapolis utilizes a combined sewer overflow system to handle large storm events, discharging contaminated water…
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