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.
Sediment control at an abandoned Minnesota mine fails
Jun 13 2018

Water and sediment from the Hector Mine iron ore pit in northern Minnesota breached an earthen berm and made its way downstream into the...

Jun 4 2018

Two Phoenix golf courses, Lookout Mountain Golf Club and...

Mountain Valley Pipeline faces lawsuit over lack of erosion control
Jun 1 2018

Six Franklin County, Va., landowners filed suit against the...

Brentwood, Tenn., library has been discharging sewage into a storm drain
May 16 2018

Restroom pipes in the John P. Holt Brentwood Library of Brentwood, Tenn., have been dumping sewage into a...

Costa Rican farmers are receiving funding for rainwater harvesting structures
May 11 2018

The Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have...

University of Illinois students win flood control project design
May 8 2018

A team of students from the University of Illinois won first place in the demonstration project category for the U.S. EPA Campus...

Storm water drains painted in North Texas University
May 7 2018

The University of North Texas announced the winners of the Sustainability Storm Drain Design competition and the first of three storm...

Erosion control measures at North Carolina construction site
Apr 23 2018

Archer Western Contractors has implemented...

Solutions for dealing with total suspended solids (TSS)
Oct 30 2017

You have heard about the environmental and regulatory reasons that total suspended solids (TSS) should matter to an industrial site and also seen...

San Francisco NFL stadium installs storm water management system
Oct 13 2017

When the San Francisco 49ers football team decided to build a new stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., there were many advantages to making the move....

Sources of TSS on industrial sites
Sep 21 2017

Image: Onsite stockpiles potentially contributing TSS to storm water.

Unfortunately, total suspended...

epa, sherwin williams, paint, lead, arsenic, industrial
Apr 11 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a legal agreement with the Sherwin-Williams Co. to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated...

industrial stormwater storm water BMPs
Mar 7 2017

In 2017, more than 4,000 storm water professionals will attend our webinars, come to our training sessions and talk to us on their sites. They all...

industrial storm water stormwater metal roof zinc
Jan 16 2017

Zinc can be a particularly problematic compound on industrial sites because the source of zinc in storm water discharges is often hard to...

signet enterprises, creative polymer solutions, sprayroq, new, corrosion
Sep 28 2016

Signet Enterprises announced that a new company, Creative Polymer Solutions (CPS), began operations in Irondale, Ala. CPS is in the field of...