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Jul 10 2020
Green infrastructure features, commonly referred to as Best Management Practices (BMPs), are designed by regulators and engineers to hold storm water…
Jun 19 2020
In this episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts Lauren Del Ciello, Katie Johns and Bob Crossen discuss virtual events in the…
May 19 2020
A unique granule formulation, Altosid® P35 larvicide provides 35 days of residual control in continuously wet conditions. With extended release…
Apr 20 2020
Elk Rapids, Michigan was awarded a $400,000 federal grant for green infrastructure projects. The U.S. EPA approved the grant funds for projects…
Apr 15 2020
Jim Lenhart Over the past twenty years or so (as evidenced by my gray hair) we have focused on storm water borne pollutants, such as oil and…
Apr 10 2020
The Cedar River Flood Control System (CRFCS) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, did not start out as complicated, but it is. Launched in 2015, the 20-year, $750…
Mar 27 2020
Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam in National Engineering Competition Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam (LAN) has earned a National Recognition Award for…
Mar 25 2020
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) awarded $569,500 in matching grants for three projects to mitigate water pollution from…
Mar 23 2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has announced the closure of its Downtown offices in the William S. Moorhead Federal Building…
Mar 17 2020
A few dozen runoff collection ponds built years ago in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are being retrofitted for storm water management, reported the…
Mar 6 2020
Selby’s Soil Erosion Control Makes $2 Million Acquisition Selby’s Soil Erosion Control purchased Apex Curb & Turf LLC for approximately $2…
Feb 25 2020
The U.S. EPA is exploring market-based approaches to combat chronic algae problems in parts of the Great Lakes region. The agency announced it was…
Feb 21 2020
Elgin Sweeper Introduces Whirlwind1 Vacuum Sweeper Elgin Sweeper is introducing the Whirlwind1 vacuum sweeper, which is ideally suited for uneven,…
Katie Johns
Katie Johns, Managing Editor of SWS
Feb 4 2020
As we embark on 2020, I’m excited to see where the storm water and erosion control industries go. In 2019, we saw an unprecedented amount of rain,…
Feb 4 2020
A regional ordinance for regulating storm water management is potentially in the works for Bluffton, Beaufort County and other communities across the…
Jan 8 2020
Are You Prepared for Storm Water Challenges in the New Year? The IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Raleigh, North Carolina February 23-26 provides…
Jan 6 2020
Trash, sediments, heavy metals and fecal indicator bacteria are polluting the Los Angeles River.  The surrounding areas lack efficient storm water…
Jan 6 2020
In the 1950s, an industrial complex that housed the Verdelli Farms vegetable processing facility was built in the Hummelstown borough in Pennsylvania…
Jan 6 2020
When more than 20 acres of land were burned in the California Freeway Fire, an emergency restoration project was deemed necessary. Daniel Reynaga,…
Dec 18 2019
As both an MS4 community and part of the Milwaukee River Basin, the city of Cudahy, Wisc., is required to remove suspended solids and phosphorus from…
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