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. Read about the latest projects, products and innovations. 

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Hawaii shipyard agrees to limit storm water runoff pollution
Hawaii shipyard agrees to limit storm water runoff pollution
Oct 26 2018
The U.S. EPA reached an agreement with Keehi Marine Inc. to reduce pollution in its storm water discharges to Keehi Lagoon in Honolulu, Hawaii, and…
Rainwater harvesting system installed at Canadian university
Rainwater harvesting system installed at Canadian university
Oct 17 2018
Concordia University in Montreal, QC, Canada, has begun harvesting rainwater to irrigate grounds at the university’s Loyola campus. The university…
Foxconn faces fines over lack of sediment controls
Foxconn faces fines over lack of sediment controls
Oct 16 2018
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fined Foxconn Technology Group $1,159.50 for flooding and sediment-laden storm water that…
Former golf course becomes storm water drainage amenity
Former golf course becomes storm water drainage amenity
Oct 15 2018
Construction has begun on the Timber Oaks Retention Facility Project in Port Richey, Fla. The project aims to repurpose a 78-acre golf course into a…
Milwaukee adopts green infrastructure plan for storm water management
Milwaukee adopts green infrastructure plan for storm water management
Oct 9 2018
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced the new Green Infrastructure Plan Framework to add green space to streets, schools and parking lots throughout…
New York beings dredging Susquehanna River sediment
New York beings dredging Susquehanna River sediment
Oct 5 2018
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) began dredging polluted sediments from the Susquehanna River in Binghamton, N.Y. The…
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Oct 5 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with J.G. MacLellan Concrete Co., that resolves alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. MacLellan, which…
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Sep 27 2018
Merlin Entertainment, the parent company of Legoland, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reached a consent order…
Low impact development meets storm water management goals
Low impact development meets storm water management goals
Sep 26 2018
In 2015, Prince George’s County, Md., pursued a community-based public-private partnership (CBP3) model developed by the U.S. EPA Region 3, and…
New Jersey brewery approves storm water detention basin
New Jersey brewery approves storm water detention basin
Sep 24 2018
The Hampton, N.J., Planning Board unanimously approved a revised site plan for a joint storm water infiltration basin at the future site of Angry…
Rainwater harvesting system built in community garden
Rainwater harvesting system built in community garden
Sep 19 2018
On Sept. 15, community partners and volunteers teamed up at Alice’s Garden, a community garden in the Milwaukee neighborhood of Lindsay Heights, to…
Equestrian center receives sediment control violations
Equestrian center receives sediment control violations
Sep 18 2018
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued Tryon Equestrian Partners multiple notices of violation for lack of erosion…
Storm water runoff at Foxconn construction site raises concerns
Storm water runoff at Foxconn construction site raises concerns
Sep 7 2018
Storm water runoff was reported flowing from the Foxconn Technology Group construction site in Mount Pleasant, Wis., into the Pike River, following…
The completed offsite electric work featured the installed power pole and closed utility trench. The offsite impact was transferred to the control of the site developer.
The completed offsite electric work featured the installed power pole and closed utility trench. The offsite impact was transferred to the control of the site developer.
Sep 5 2018
Central Texas cities are expanding and sprawling at one of the fastest rates in the nation. There are many new residential communities, commercial…
Concrete companies face fines for storm water pollution
Concrete companies face fines for storm water pollution
Aug 31 2018
The U.S. EPA announced settlements with four Oakland companies—Sierra Pacific Ready Mix, Argent Materials, National Recycling Corp., and Nor-Cal Rock…
Rainwater harvesting policy adopted for Tucson, Ariz., construction
Rainwater harvesting policy adopted for Tucson, Ariz., construction
Aug 21 2018
The city of Tucson, Ariz., has adopted a new policy, called the Green Streets Active Practice Guideline, that requires Tucson Department of…
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,…
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