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Since late August 2017, all eyes have been on the southeastern and gulf coasts of the U.S. as two major hurricanes struck within a matter of days of each other.  Hurricane Harvey devastated the city of Houston and the surrounding area, making...
The 2006 Pennsylvania Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Manual placed the commonwealth at the forefront of states addressing the adverse impacts of storm water. Its Control Guideline 1 (CG-1) is no increase in the pre-post two-year, 24-hour...
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is a designated Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System responsible for minimizing sediment-laden runoff and protecting water quality. To achieve these goals, SCDOT requires projects to be stabilized...
Green infrastructure is an investment, and as with any investment, the parties involved get out of it what they put into it. The city of Columbus, Ohio, is a great example. Its commitment to green infrastructure installations extends to a commitment to a...
San Marcos, a small city in the North County region of San Diego County, Calif., now stands out as a distinct, regionally identifiable city with its own light rail public transit system and is home to several colleges and universities. Recently, San...
Students at Kenollie Public School in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, are looking forward to the next rain storm. Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) teamed up with the school to build a rain garden on school grounds to collect and naturally filter rainwater...
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 new location had double the square footage, better freeway access and about twice as many parking spaces...
In the early years of its permit history, the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Agency (AMAFCA) operated with a typical MS4 Phase I individual permit that included Minimum Control Measures along with best management practices to enhance water...

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