Jun 07, 2019

June 2019

In April-Workplace Violence Awareness Month-SWS, together with sister publications Water & Wastes Digest and Water Quality Products, surveyed their audiences to learn what measures the greater water industry is taking to respond to violence in the…
Matthew and April Lowrance of Knoxville, Tenn., loved the idea of rainwater harvesting when they discovered it on Key Biscayne off the coast of Miami, where it was a local standard. This remained true years later when building their new home, a farmhouse…
In the fall of 2018, the Ikea located in Richmond, BC, Canada, wanted to update its current rainwater harvesting technology. The original building in Richmond was built in 2012, and the rainwater harvesting system was installed to flush toilets and…
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) spearheaded a culvert replacement project as part of a long-range federally mandated “fish passage program” to restore impeded fish migration that has been an unintended consequence of outmoded…
After a summer monsoon devastated the city of El Paso, Texas, in 2006, the community needed help. El Paso lies on the tip of the Chihuahuan Desert. It is not uncommon for a year’s worth of rain to occur in a matter of days during the summer. These rain…
Interstate 70 cuts through Denver and plays a major role as one of Colorado’s vital economic arteries. I-70 allows access to 1,200 businesses and the Denver International Airport. As many as 220,000 vehicles per day travel along the I-70 corridor. A…
Located in Hinsdale, Ill., just outside of Chicago, the Graue Mill Subdivision is home to more than 340 residences consisting of townhomes and condominiums. The neighborhood is adjacent to Salt Creek, a major tributary to the Des Plaines River that flows…
Various agencies have discussed the possibility of using turbidity as an effluent standard for construction sites, but turbidity monitoring can be difficult for dynamic construction sites. A project at St. Croix Crossing in Minnesota—south of Stillwater…
Storm water and erosion control infrastructure challenges are expensive, and are a considerable drain on government budgets and resources  worldwide.  This has forced the development of new and innovative construction products. As new technologies emerge…
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