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Jan 21 2020
A six-mile-long barrier is the largest of five options the Army Corps of Engineers is studying to protect the New York area as storms become more…
Jan 20 2020
Sewer treatment managers are in the process of handling a huge increase in water flows after heavy rains in the East Bay of San Francisco.  "The rain…
Jan 13 2020
Leaders in South Haven could spend up to $16 million to repair and protect the shoreline due to high water levels on Lake Michigan, reported Booth…
Jan 10 2020
Jakarta, Indonesia must develop long-term plans with surrounding towns if it is to keep pace with the growing threats from climate change, according…
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
After a large flooding event impacted a farm, workshop and a private house on the River Wyre riverbank, property owners sought out a solution. Over…
Jan 6 2020
The Lower Campus area of Boston College is the hub of activity with some important buildings in its vicinity, such as the Alumni Stadium, Conte Forum…
Jan 6 2020
During times of heavy rain, the intersection of Ebinport Road and Northgate Lane in Rock Hill, S.C., would cause yard flooding and property damage to…
Jan 6 2020
Severe flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia has killed at least 60 people and forced residents to flee their homes, according to the Guardian. Torrential…
Jan 3 2020
Scientists with Heal the Bay, a water quality nonprofit, measured the progress that local watershed areas made from 2012 to 2018 toward achieving…
Jan 2 2020
Municipal officials became concerned in August about increasing erosion and rising lake levels, according to Mayor John Grace.  "That's a very…
Dec 24 2019
E. coli bacteria surged more than 10 times safe levels in the Savannah River around Augusta, Georgia after flooding and wastewater sewer overflows…
Dec 23 2019
Runoff of muddy water from the Ridgeline construction site entered Lake Emelia and flooded Kistap County, according to Kitsap Sun.  Heavy rains…
Dec 20 2019
Kraken Water Filter Receives Washington Ecology TAPE GULD Approval The Kraken Membrane Filter is the newest storm water solution to receive…
Dec 13 2019
A report published by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that climate impacts threaten 6 in 10 Superfund sites overseen by the U.S. EPA…
Dec 9 2019
More than 200,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the Santa Cruz River and relocated to a landfill near "A" Mountain in 2020, reported…
Dec 6 2019
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $25 million in funding to construct flood gates and waterproof Kingwood High School in…
Dec 5 2019
A five year storm water mitigation project to reduce flooding in Northfield, Vermont, has been completed, according to the Barre Montpelier Times…
Dec 4 2019
Houston Spaceport at Ellington Airport’s on-site detention basin has been tested amidst pending completion of Phase 1 of infrastructure construction…
Nov 21 2019
A new fee to Harrisburg, Pa., property owners’ bills will be added starting July 2020 in an attempt to keep storm water sewage from Susquehanna River…
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