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Jul 9 2018
Have you ever repeated this lesson to yourself from the famous fable of The Tortoise and The Hare? The main takeaway being that consistent,…
Considering best management practices for storm water management
Considering best management practices for storm water management
May 25 2018
When it comes to storm water best management practices (BMPs), crafting and implementing sound policies to ensure they are properly evaluated,…
May 8 2017
The big three of storm water permits, municipal, construction and industrial, all have a core component of inspections. While the physical locations…
Apr 26 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the City of Charlotte, N.C., Storm Water Services and the Town of Morrisville, N.C., with the…
Mar 31 2017
Given the number of conversations I have had in recent months with other storm water professionals who do not entirely understand the value of…
Sep 29 2016
With the increasing focus on storm water capture and reuse throughout California—encouraged by the continuing historic drought—the benefits that…
Feb 2 2016
Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as…
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…
Oct 9 2013
PathShield antimicrobial filter media kills coliform bacteria within the BMP storm water filtration system. This U.S. EPA-registered storm water…
Sep 25 2013
Urban sprawl, which results in the proliferation of impervious surfaces over the land, is most commonly associated with increased storm water runoff…
Aug 16 2013
The Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. drafted a Maintenance Ordinance template for use by state and local government agencies in setting an…
Nov 20 2012
The Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association drafted a new Maintenance Agreement for use by state and local government agencies in setting an…
Oct 25 2012
The main goal of storm water management is to limit nutrient loading in storm water ponds to reduce the adverse effects on downstream aquatic…
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