Dec 05, 2019

December 2019

Diane Smith, the president of East Coast Erosion Control Blankets LLC, recently attended several regional trade shows and noticed storm water management was one of the main topics being addressed.  “It’s just the hot topic right now because of all the…
Hi,  If the headshot on this page doesn’t look familiar, you’d be correct. A lot of you don’t know me yet, so let me introduce myself. My name is Katie Johns, and I am the new managing editor of Storm Water Solutions. I joined the team in early September…
Every year, Storm Water Solutions receives numerous nominations for the Top Storm Water & Erosion Control Projects. This year was no different. In the following pages, the top 10 projects are highlighted, starting with the number one top project for…
The morning after June 30th, 2014,  officials of the city of Cedar Rapids were inundated with phone calls from residents about the previous night's rainfall. Within the first hour of the work day, the sewer superintendent shared that the rain gauge on…
When adapting living plants into storm water management systems, the concept of green infrastructure promises many benefits, such as increased infiltration and added habitats for native plants and animals. Maintaining an environment where plants can…
I would consider myself a big picture thinker, always seeking to understand the full story, including the whys and hows of a given situation. I also like to probe below the surface and get my head around the root of a problem since that is where the…
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