Trends Forecasts

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...

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...

Trends in storm water construction
Dec 4 2017

Many of us enter the storm water field by chance. In 2010, I found myself in...

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...

Hurricane Harvey has lasting effects
Sep 1 2017

As floodwaters begin to recede in Houston, the extent of damage is becoming more clear. The ...

U.S. agencies may reevaluate definition of WOTUS
Jul 6 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Army, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are proposing a...

May 8 2017

Infrastructure is a modern creation. The first recorded use of the word was in 1927, and it didn’t enter the common public vernacular until...

water week, 2017, washington, events, water
Mar 21 2017

Water organizations representing water issues, water research fields, utilities and consumers from across the U.S. gathered in Washington, D.C.,...

m-werc, water council, energy-water nexus, roadmap, report, organizations
Mar 1 2017

The Midwest Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) and The Water Council announced the release of their first-of-its-kind ...

scott pruitt, epa, administrator, policy
Feb 22 2017

Former Oklahoma Attorney General...

Dec 7 2016

The Storm Water Solutions (SWS) team is dedicated to ensuring that our readers are kept up to speed on the latest industry trends and data. Things...

cdp, water, climate change, business, cost
Nov 21 2016

A recent report revealed that drought, flooding, tightening regulation, and water scarcity and stress fueled by climate change cost companies...

ncar, southwest, drier, drought, moisture
Feb 5 2016

The weather patterns that typically bring moisture to the southwestern U.S. are becoming more rare, an indication that the region is sliding into...

Feb 2 2016

Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as...

Soil Health Partnership, Soil Health Summit, agriculture
Jan 28 2016

As the Soil Health Partnership embarks on its third year, the organization has high hopes for network expansion and soil data results that will...

NASA climate change lake temperature
Dec 17 2015

Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a new NASA and National...

Water Council University of Wisconsin Milwaukee White House roundtable
Dec 17 2015

The Water Council’s president and CEO, Dean Amhaus, participated in the opening “Technology as a Solution” panel for a roundtable at the White...

USDA conservation farm management research data
Dec 15 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is contacting farmers and ranchers now through...

Paris climate change agreement
Dec 14 2015

On Dec. 12, 2015 in Paris, 195 nations reached an agreement to combat climate change and unleash actions and investment toward a low...

Almond Board of California water efficiency irrigation conservation drought
Dec 9 2015

Almond Board of California (ABC) launched Accelerated Innovation Management (AIM), a new strategic effort designed to make the almond industry...