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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May 10 2011
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) understands the importance of keeping up to date with the latest industry trends and data. We are pleased to bring you…
May 10 2011
It is easy to get wrapped up in day-to-day business activities and thus fail to appreciate the bigger picture that is our storm water and erosion…
Apr 6 2011
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in the process of revising its national storm water program. Its proposed changes will impact the…
Feb 18 2011
Under proposed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) storm water runoff guidelines, construction site operators will be required to actively…
Feb 17 2011
In Storm Water Solutions’ 2010 State of the Industry survey, respondents rated the economy, regulations and compliance, budgets and erosion control…
Feb 17 2011
There is currently a huge, yet largely unspoken, burden facing storm water and wastewater utilities: The ability of a jurisdiction to effectively…
Sep 29 2010
Today, landowners and developers increasingly are incorporating alternate best management practices (BMPs) for storm water management into their…
Sep 29 2010
Sediment accumulation at the bottom of waterways can affect water quality, navigation, recreation or any other intended use of the water body.…
Sep 29 2010
With the completion of the Christopher W. Klaus Advanced Computing Building in 2006, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and those…
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.…
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