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Dec 3 2018
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) is delighted to honor outstanding industry projects in the annual Top Storm Water & Erosion Control Projects awards…
Dec 3 2018
The storm was a one-in-10-year event, and it could not have come at a worse time. In late 2017, oyster growers in the Pittwater region of Tasmania…
Dec 3 2018
“Climbing!”  This simple safety command signals that a rock climber has started climbing a route. It’s also how I’m starting this editor’s note. I’ve…
New storm water plan proposed in Missouri town
New storm water plan proposed in Missouri town
Dec 3 2018
The Columbia, Mo., city council is considering a 20-year plan that would dictate how the city manages storm water and wastewater. If approved, the…
Nov 30 2018
Stream restoration is the systematic modification of physical, chemical, and biological conditions to create an ecosystem trajectory toward higher-…
Nov 30 2018
A storm triggered flash flooding in areas affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California. According to officials, the storm caused trees to fall …
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, cleared to begin flood control project
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, cleared to begin flood control project
Nov 30 2018
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, city officials and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced a project partnership agreement for a flood protection…
Pumping solution brings flood control to Malaysia
Pumping solution brings flood control to Malaysia
Nov 29 2018
Pump manufacturer Grundfos launched a pumping solution in Malaysia to help meet its growing flood management needs. Serving Malaysia’s water…
Sediment control plan underway in Tucson, Ariz.
Sediment control plan underway in Tucson, Ariz.
Nov 29 2018
The Pima County Regional Flood Control District announced plans to remove approximately 150,000 cu yards of sediment from the bed of the Santa Cruz…
San Diego reaches agreement to improve storm water infrastructure
San Diego reaches agreement to improve storm water infrastructure
Nov 28 2018
Updated Nov. 30, 2018 The city of San Diego has reached an agreement with two local nonprofits, San Diego Coastkeeper and the Coastal Environmental…
Scientists use drone to monitor floodwaters
Scientists use drone to monitor floodwaters
Nov 28 2018
Scientists from Duke University have begun using autonomous boats and drones to survey and sample floodwaters in difficult to reach locations. The…
Nov 27 2018
The $10.3-million (£7.75-million) project from Crediton Industrial Link Road to the A377 in Devon, U.K., comprised a 760-meter single-lane road from…
Sediment control problems in Timberlake, Va.
Sediment control problems in Timberlake, Va.
Nov 27 2018
Timberlake, Va., residents have advocated for the creation of a local watershed improvement district in order to dredge Timber Lake, which has…
Cranberry farms work to combat coastal erosion
Cranberry farms work to combat coastal erosion
Nov 26 2018
Cranberry farmers in North Cove, Wash., have begun using dynamic revetments to protect coastal shorelines and cranberry bogs from saltwater…
Study investigates sediment pollution in Lake Mead
Study investigates sediment pollution in Lake Mead
Nov 26 2018
The Utah Division of Water Quality, U.S. Geological Society, National Park Service and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation launched a study to determine the…
Nov 23 2018
In this episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts Water & Wastes Digest Managing Editor Bob Crossen, Storm Water Solutions…
Houston flood education program receives grant
Houston flood education program receives grant
Nov 22 2018
The U.S. EPA selected the National Wildlife Federation’s Resilience Ambassadors Program in Houston as one of 37 organizations to receive funding…
Flood control work begins in Chicago suburb
Flood control work begins in Chicago suburb
Nov 21 2018
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) began construction on a $7.6 million flood control project on Natalie Creek…
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan
Nov 20 2018
Following a recent city-wide boil water notice in Austin, Texas, due to flooding that filled water supply lakes with sediment, the city has released…
Milwaukee flood control project protects riverbed
Milwaukee flood control project protects riverbed
Nov 20 2018
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) has begun construction on a $300 million flood management plan for the Kinnickinnic River and its…
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