Editorial/Topical

2017 SWS state of the industry report
Dec 15 2017

The storm water and erosion control industry is not static. Storm Water Solutions (SWS) editors work to keep our readers informed on the latest...

save the date
Dec 14 2017

SWS announced the date of the second annual SWS Conference & Exhibition following a successful inaugural conference. The conference...

Top Projects 2017
Dec 5 2017

Storm Water Solutions (SWS) is thrilled to recognize noteworthy industry projects in its annual installment of its Top Storm Water & Erosion...

Communication in the storm water industry
Dec 4 2017

Perhaps my most valuable lesson in communication came during my college senior design project. Everyone was looking forward to doing some real...

Column on trends in storm water construction
Dec 4 2017

Many of us enter the storm water field by chance. In 2010, I found myself in Southern California at the cusp of its overdue and expansive...

Dec 4 2017

The end of the year often is a good time for reflection and resolutions. It’s an opportune time to look at the past year and take inventory of...

SWS Conference & Exhibition a success
Nov 27 2017

The inaugural Storm Water Solutions (SWS) Conference & Exhibition kicked off Nov. 7 with a tour of the Metropolitan Water...

NRCS funds flood projects
Oct 13 2017

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced $150 million in funding for 48 new projects through the Watershed Protection and Flood...

Green infrastructure training program invests in the city of Columbus, Ohio
Oct 13 2017

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...

Oct 12 2017

With excess nutrients impacting water quality nationwide, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) urged U.S. Congress to use the upcoming Farm...

Storm Water Awareness Week starts Oct. 9
Oct 10 2017

The sixth annual Storm Water Awareness Week kicked off Oct. 9 in California. This...

Oct 9 2017

The SWS Conference & Exhibition will be held Nov. 7 to 9, 2017, in Tinley Park, Ill. Earn up to 11.5 PDHs and take advantage of educational...

Register now for the IECA conference & expo
Oct 6 2017

Registration opened for the 2018 International Erosion Control Assn. Region One (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo. The conference, which brings...

EPA funds projects in Guam
Oct 5 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $8.7 million to ...

SWS shares keynote speaker
Sep 27 2017

Storm Water Solutions (SWS) announced its keynote speaker for the inaugural live...

Sep 19 2017

The SWS Conference & Exhibition will be held November 7 to 9, 2017 in Tinley Park, Ill. Register by September 30 to take advantage of early-...

SWS hosts Webinar Fest
Sep 19 2017

Storm Water Solutions opened registration for its inaugural...

Sep 19 2017

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute will hold a short course on Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Applications Oct. 27, 2017, at Ohio State...

EPA funds algae projects
Sep 18 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced research projects addressing priority environmental and human health problems in 14...