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Dec 14 2018
A SiteSaver storm water treatment device was installed under the Route 242 parking lot at the Jay Peak Ski Resort in Jay, Vt., as part of the resort’…
EPA settles with Utah developers over wetland damages
EPA settles with Utah developers over wetland damages
Dec 14 2018
The U.S. EPA has reached an agreement with the Saratoga Springs Owners Assn. Inc. and Cross Marine Projects Inc. resolving alleged unpermitted dredge…
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Dec 13 2018
Congress approved the $867 million 2018 Farm Bill with bipartisan support. The bill has been applauded by environmental groups for its water…
Chattanooga, Tenn., considers storm water regulations for developers
Chattanooga, Tenn., considers storm water regulations for developers
Dec 13 2018
Chattanooga, Tenn., city planning staff have proposed guidelines aimed at addressing overdevelopment, as well as storm water runoff and erosion…
New Jersey proposes new storm water management rules that stress green infrastructure
New Jersey proposes new storm water management rules that stress green infrastructure
Dec 12 2018
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) proposed amendments, repeals and new rules to the state’s storm water management rules, N…
EPA proposes revision to the waters of the US rule
EPA proposes revision to the waters of the US rule
Dec 12 2018
On Dec. 11, the U.S. EPA and the Department of the Army proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States,” or WOTUS. The proposed definition…
California beach installs erosion control barrier
California beach installs erosion control barrier ahead of storm
Dec 11 2018
Orange County Public Works installed more than 1,000 tons of rocks as a temporary erosion barrier on Capistrano Beach in Dana Point, Calif. The…
Southeast experiences floods following Winter Storm Diego
Southeast experiences floods following Winter Storm Diego
Dec 10 2018
Winter Storm Diego brought heavy rainfall and flooding to parts of the Southeast over the weekend. The winter storm caused flash floods throughout…
Dec 7 2018
On Dec. 6, Southern California faced a winter storm that brought several inches of snow and rain, as well as mudslides forcing mandatory evacuations…
Dec 7 2018
Tank Holding Acquires Buschman Water Tank Line Tank Holding Corp. has acquired Bushman USA’s water tank product line, and all the related assets,…
Dec 6 2018
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District (Central San) in California has always been on the cutting edge of sewer modeling technology. From an early…
Scientists map flood control in Iowa Great Lakes
Scientists map flood control in Iowa Great Lakes
Dec 6 2018
A team of scientists from University of Iowa have begun using computer models to monitor flood control in the Iowa Great Lakes, particularly the…
Sand mattress successfully combats erosion in Hawaii
Sand mattress successfully combats erosion in Hawaii
Dec 5 2018
A $3,000 sand mattress installed along Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, has proved successful at preventing beach erosion. One year after…
Tourists trigger water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Tourists trigger water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Dec 5 2018
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands have appealed to the central Thai government to help manage a shortage of clean drinking water across the popular tourist…
Pipeline faces sediment control violations
Pipeline faces sediment control violations
Dec 4 2018
Columbia Gas Transmission has been fined $122,350 by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a lack of sediment and…
Dec 4 2018
Two renewable material providers, Stora Enso and startup Sulapac, collaborated to develop renewable and biodegradable straws. Traditional plastics…
Dec 3 2018
When selecting green infrastructure (GI) practices, the more burdensome task of maintenance often is not considered. Premature bypass, delayed drain…
This stretch of highway is most vulnerable to short-term failure due to sea level rise.
This stretch of highway is most vulnerable to short-term failure due to sea level rise.
Dec 3 2018
California is among a handful of coastal states where the department of transportation is actively seeking adaptive strategies for shoreline…
The Nature Discovery Center provides a space for locals to experience and learn about nature.
The Nature Discovery Center provides a space for locals to experience and learn about nature.
Dec 3 2018
Houston’s Nature Discovery Center is a 4-acre park that offers a green oasis in the vast urban expanse of Houston-the fourth most populous city in…
The Spring Lake Improvement District received approximately $1.7 million to improve the capture and treatment of storm water.
The Spring Lake Improvement District received approximately $1.7 million to improve the capture and treatment of storm water
Dec 3 2018
In Sebring, Fla., the Spring Lake Improvement District’s new lake-wetland marsh system expanded the district’s storage capacity and treatment of its…
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