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Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Feb 4 2019
On Jan. 31, Arizona agreed to join six other states and Mexico in the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan. The decision was announced the day of…
MWRDGC releases advice for flood control ahead of potential winter snow melt
MWRDGC releases advice for flood control ahead of potential winter snow melt
Feb 1 2019
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) released advice for municipalities and residents on how to prevent winter…
EPA settles with pipelines over Clean Water Act violations related to corroding pipes
EPA settles with pipelines over Clean Water Act violations related to corroding pipes
Feb 1 2019
In a joint federal-state Clean Water Act enforcement action, Sunoco Pipeline L.P. has agreed to pay civil penalties and state enforcement costs and…
Feb 1 2019
Hobas Pipe Announces Promotion Hobas Pipe USA announced the promotion of Rene R. Garcia, P.E. to vice president of Engineering in their Houston…
Crews work to clear debris from collapsed storm drain and prevent flooding
Crews work to clear debris from collapsed storm drain and prevent flooding
Jan 31 2019
Orange County, Calif., Public Works crews began work to clear debris from a 100-ft-long sinkhole in La Habra, Calif., caused by a collapsed…
Indonesian island faces severe floods and landslides
Indonesian island faces severe floods and landslides
Jan 30 2019
At least 70 people have died on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi due to severe floods and landslides. Nearly 9,500 people are taking refuge…
Jan 30 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced an agreement with Dominion Energy to recycle or store in lined landfilled 27 million cu yards of coal ash…
Jan 29 2019
Renaissance Pebble Creek is a 225-unit, 24-hour assisted living community located in Goodyear, Ari. The 9-acre site features a three-story building…
New York bluff to build retaining wall for erosion control
New York bluff to build retaining wall for erosion control
Jan 29 2019
Smithtown, N.Y., revealed plans to install a retaining wall at the Kings Park Bluff to stop erosion and protect a popular boardwalk. The bluff…
Jan 28 2019
The state of Illinois’ floodplain regulations needed to be simpler to read, easier to understand and less bureaucratic to encourage sound floodplain…
Potential improvements in St. Albans, Queens, include storm water bump-outs and subsurface storage.
Potential improvements in St. Albans, Queens, include storm water bump-outs and subsurface storage.
Jan 28 2019
Climate change challenges a fundamental principle of storm water management: the assumption of stationarity. Of course Earth’s climate has never been…
StormSensor CEO Erin Rothman installs the system in Jersey City.
StormSensor CEO Erin Rothman installs the system in Jersey City.
Jan 28 2019
Accurately quantifying the problem is one of the biggest challenges to successfully controlling combined sewage overflows (CSOs). The most recent…
The facility reduced concentrations of copper, zinc and total suspended solids in its storm water.
The facility reduced concentrations of copper, zinc and total suspended solids in its storm water.
Jan 28 2019
With growing water quality concerns over the past two decades, industrial storm water permit requirements have become ever more stringent. For more…
The project involved installing a sediment forebay near the inlet and stabilizing the outfall channel.
The project involved installing a sediment forebay near the inlet and stabilizing the outfall channel.
Jan 28 2019
A storm water facility that outfalls at the top of a hill inevitably will cause erosion. However, there often are several competing priorities during…
Native bushes, trees and seeds were planted after system installation.
Native bushes, trees and seeds were planted after system installation.
Jan 28 2019
Mountain Creek flows through the community of Red Bank, Tenn., to the Tennessee River. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC…
Jan 28 2019
C+ The SWS City Report is a year-long project, where SWS and a small committee of industry professionals collaborate to assign grades to the storm…
Jan 28 2019
A draft of the Trump Administration’s long-awaited rule replacing the definitions used to determine what waterbodies are subject to federal…
Jan 28 2019
It has been a big month for water legislation. New revisions have been proposed for the “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) definition. The proposal would…
Ohio sewer district proposes flood control solutions
Ohio sewer district proposes flood control solutions
Jan 28 2019
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) proposed two potential solutions to alleviate flooding issues along Big Creek Parkway in…
USACE embarks on sediment control project in Lake Pepin, Minn.
USACE embarks on sediment control project in Lake Pepin, Minn.
Jan 25 2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposed a pilot project to use sediment dredged from the Mississippi River to build several islands near…
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