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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Mountain Valley Pipeline faces lawsuit over lack of erosion control
Mountain Valley Pipeline faces lawsuit over lack of erosion control
Jun 1 2018
Six Franklin County, Va., landowners filed suit against the Mountain Valley Pipeline over failure to control storm water runoff and erosion from…
EPA fines plastic manufacturers to clean up storm water discharges
EPA fines plastic manufacturers to clean up storm water discharges
May 23 2018
The U.S. EPA reached settlements with two Southern California plastics manufacturers over federal Clean Water Act violations. Under the terms of the…
Brentwood, Tenn., library has been discharging sewage into a storm drain
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 storm drain that empties into the Little…
Costa Rican farmers are receiving funding for rainwater harvesting structures
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 developed a program…
University of Illinois students win flood control project design
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 RainWorks Challenge…
May 7 2018
The University of North Texas announced the winners of the Sustainability Storm Drain Design competition and the first of three storm water drain…
Apr 23 2018
Archer Western Contractors has implemented erosion control strategies in response to three violations from the North Carolina Department of…
Dec 14 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with Granite Rock Co., over Clean Water Act violations at three of its road…
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…
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. The…
Sep 21 2017
Image: Onsite stockpiles potentially contributing TSS to storm water. Unfortunately, total suspended solids (TSS) in storm water discharges come from…
Aug 15 2017
Total suspended solids (TSS) problems? Unfortunately, it is everywhere. However, if you are dealing with TSS issues on your industrial site, there…
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
June 6, 2017 2 p.m. EST To register, click here.  This webinar will focus on how municipal storm water programs can more effectively inspect…
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…
Mar 15 2017
As California's agriculture industry continues to plan for months of extreme rain followed by months of drought, the University of California Davis (…
Mar 15 2017
Pine Hall Brick Co. introduced a new logo and website. The company rebranded with the tagline, “Build your dreams.” The new website is mobile-…
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…
Feb 8 2017
One of the most worrisome parts of a facility’s industrial storm water program is the potentially expensive notice of intent to sue or 60-day notice…
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 determine.…
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