Commercial/Industrial Storm Water

As regulatory pressures mount, managing storm water and erosion control at commercial and industrial sites is an increasing area of concern. Effective solutions for storage, runoff and water reuse help companies comply with regulations and meet environmental and sustainability goals.

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Brooklyn playground receives green infrastructure storm water upgrades
Brooklyn playground receives green infrastructure storm water upgrades
Aug 15 2018
Construction began on a new playground at Park Slope Elementary School in Brooklyn, N.Y. The new playground will incorporate green infrastructure and…
Lake County approves study of Foxconn flood controls
Lake County approves study of Foxconn flood controls
Aug 14 2018
On Aug. 13, the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission approved a $74,000 engineering study to review possible flooding impacts to Lake County…
Virginia business park project faces erosion control violations
Virginia business park project faces erosion control violations
Aug 10 2018
Franklin County, Va., has been cited by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality for sediment and erosion violations at Summit View Business…
Submarine facility agrees to manage storm water runoff
Submarine facility agrees to manage storm water runoff
Jul 31 2018
The U.S EPA announced a settlement with Electric Boat Corp. to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at Electric Boat’s Groton,…
Legoland cited for lack of sediment controls
Legoland cited for lack of sediment controls
Jul 30 2018
Merlin, the parent company of Legoland, received its third construction site runoff violation from the New York Department of Environmental…
New coal ash pit rules may threaten groundwater quality
New coal ash pit rules may threaten groundwater quality
Jul 27 2018
On July 17, the U.S. EPA changed coal ash pit regulations by easing federal oversight and providing states with more regulatory flexibility. The new…
Jul 23 2018
The Mysuru City Corp. (MCC) has made rainwater harvesting systems mandatory for all commercial properties and government offices 50 by 80 ft or…
Jul 20 2018
On July 11, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order to designate eight Ohio watersheds in distress, which would allow the Ohio Department of…
Storm water runoff violations from California oil company
Storm water runoff violations from California oil company
Jul 16 2018
The Environmental Defense Center (EDC) filed suit against the Pacific Coast Energy Co. (PCEC) over violations of the Clean Water Act. The suit…
Storm water runoff violations for Guam-based industrial facility
Storm water runoff violations for Guam-based industrial facility
Jul 6 2018
The U.S. EPA has reached an agreement with Cabras Marine Corp. to reduce discharges of oil, metals and other contaminants into Apra Harbor, Guam. In…
Michigan elementary students plant rain garden
Michigan elementary students plant rain garden
Jul 4 2018
Students from Parkside Elementary in Rockford, Mich., planted a rain garden to capture storm water runoff and protect Rum Creek. Approximately 150…
Petroleum facility treats storm water runoff with pressurized & adsorptive media
Petroleum facility treats storm water runoff with pressurized & adsorptive media filtration
Jun 29 2018
Achieving storm water regulatory compliance at industrial facilities sometimes can be a daunting task. Maxum Petroleum’s diesel fueling and petroleum…
Using peat sorption media to meet copper compliance
Using peat sorption media to meet copper compliance
Jun 29 2018
Located in Tacoma, Wash., the Urban Accessories foundry is a small family-operated facility sitting on 1.7 acres. Despite its best efforts to reduce…
Emergency preparedness & contingency planning for storm water treatment
Emergency preparedness & contingency planning for storm water treatment
Jun 29 2018
The frac tank contains the clarifier, which provides solids removal. The Gulf of Mexico endures its fair share of storms, making the sub-tropical…
Understanding storm water management compliance on commercial construction sites
Understanding storm water management compliance on commercial construction sites
Jun 29 2018
Planning for storm water management as part of construction project management on commercial sites can help prevent unanticipated costs and the need…
Indianapolis theater uses green solutions to mitigate flooding
Indianapolis theater uses green solutions to mitigate flooding
Jun 29 2018
When an Indianapolis theater was planning an expansion, the owners knew the site’s storm water runoff management plan needed improvement. Tucked…
Philadelphia opens two new storm water runoff retention basins
Philadelphia opens two new storm water runoff retention basins
Jun 29 2018
Philadelphia completed two new storm water basins in Northeast Philadelphia that will capture an estimated 60 million gal a year of storm water…
Foxconn faces controversy over water use
Foxconn faces controversy over water use
Jun 29 2018
On June 28, Foxconn Technology Group, a consumer electronic provider, broke ground on a manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, Wisc., expected to…
Jun 27 2018
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced that Braden Milford won the 2018 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) for his system that cleans…
Trump Tower faces backlash over cooling water intake regulations
Trump Tower faces backlash over cooling water intake regulations
Jun 19 2018
The Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club and Friends of the Chicago River have provided notice of intent to sue the Chicago Trump International Hotel…
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