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Much of storm water and erosion control work involves modifying and working in conjunction with the natural environment to achieve a goal. However, an effective storm water program will likely integrate technology within these natural approaches....
Facilities, whether industrial, commercial or construction sites, must comply with many storm water quality standards and permits. The best method to achieve the required standards is to address exceedances synergistically, rather than unilaterally, to...
Improper construction techniques during pipe and culverts installation in streams can have a significant impact on water quality, aquatic habitat and stream ecology. The overall health of these aquatic systems affects many aspects of life, including...
The industrial site's storm water drainage pattern needed to be mapped with a greater level of detail than ever before. A client approached TRC, a national engineering, consulting and construction management firm, with a major storm water mapping...
There are few towns in the American West with a richer mining history than Breckenridge, Colo. Brought to life in 1859 to serve the miners in the area, the town all but disappeared in the 20th century. In the last dying gasp of gold mining in...
A property located at 105 E. Kelly Park Road in Apopka, Fla., reported periodic flooding with runoff from the abutting roadway drainage system. Drainage improvements had been installed along the north and south sides of the road eight years prior,...
Water is discharged into Barnegat Bay. Running along the Barnegat Peninsula—a thin sliver of land located between the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay in Ocean County, N.J.— Route 35 is not just any road, it is the main road. When Hurricane Sandy struck...
The Conowingo Elementary School storm water retrofit project was initiated to fulfill requirements of Cecil County, Md.’s Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) and the proposed Phase II municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4) permit. The WIP and MS4...
Deepening the detention basin added 20 acre-ft of volume to the site. Right: Six vertical retaining walls were constructed at varying heights. Located in west Houston, between Interstate 10 (IH-10) Frontage Road and Northbrook Drive, is Lumpkin Road. It...
The town of Durham, N.H., home to the University of New Hampshire, found that sliplining with 5-ft-diameter polypropylene pipe was the solution to a three-pronged problem when it repaired a storm water culvert. The 99-year-old poured-in-place box culvert...

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