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New report investigates the state of U.S. water infrastructure
New report investigates the state of U.S. water infrastructure
Oct 25 2018
RAND Corp. released a report on U.S. water and transportation infrastructure entitled, “Not Everything is Broken: The Future of U.S. Transportation…
Hurricane Willa makes landfall bringing heavy rains and storm surges
Hurricane Willa makes landfall bringing heavy rains and storm surges
Oct 24 2018
On Oct. 23, Hurricane Willa made landfall in Isla del Bosque, Mexico, as a Category 3 storm with maximum winds of 120 mph. The storm has been…
USACE begins sediment removal at a San Diego beach
USACE begins sediment removal at a San Diego beach
Oct 23 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has begun dredging a sand bar at the entrance to the Oceanside Harbor in San Diego. The project was delayed…
Oct 23 2018
Storm Clean catch basin filtration inserts from CleanWay are storm drain filters that are highly effective at removing contaminants from storm water…
Redding, Calif., provides erosion control supplies
Redding, Calif., provides erosion control supplies
Oct 22 2018
In Redding, Calif., the city of Redding, Shasta County and local organizations provided free erosion control supplies to residents impacted by the…
Oct 22 2018
La Quinta Inns & Suites in Portland, Maine, suffered from frequent flooding in its parking lot, which caused damage to the building and hindered…
Austin, Texas, under drinking water advisory due to flooding
Austin, Texas, under drinking water advisory due to flooding
Oct 22 2018
The Austin, Texas, water utility has issued a city-wide boil water notice, following flooding in central Texas that caused water supply lakes to be…
Industry news week 10/21/18 for the storm water and erosion control industries
Industry news week 10/21/18 for the storm water and erosion control industries
Oct 19 2018
Hydrotech Releases Garden Roof Planning Guide American Hydrotech announced the availability of the fourth edition of the company’s Garden Roof…
Boston proposes green flood control plan
Boston proposes green flood control plan
Oct 18 2018
On Oct. 17, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh released the Resilient Boston Harbor Plan, which aims to protect Boston from rising sea levels and floods.…
States reach agreement on drought contingency plan
States reach agreement on drought contingency plan
Oct 18 2018
Seven states in the U.S. Southwest have come to a tentative agreement on a Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan to protect the Colorado River.…
Rainwater harvesting system installed at Canadian university
Rainwater harvesting system installed at Canadian university
Oct 17 2018
Concordia University in Montreal, QC, Canada, has begun harvesting rainwater to irrigate grounds at the university’s Loyola campus. The university…
Texas floods trigger bridge collapse
Texas floods trigger bridge collapse
Oct 17 2018
On Oct. 16, the 2900 bridge over the Llano River in Kingsland, Texas, collapsed due to flooding. Several days of heavy rainfall led up to the…
Foxconn faces fines over lack of sediment controls
Foxconn faces fines over lack of sediment controls
Oct 16 2018
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fined Foxconn Technology Group $1,159.50 for flooding and sediment-laden storm water that…
Former golf course becomes storm water drainage amenity
Former golf course becomes storm water drainage amenity
Oct 15 2018
Construction has begun on the Timber Oaks Retention Facility Project in Port Richey, Fla. The project aims to repurpose a 78-acre golf course into a…
WEFTEC18 special episode of Talking Under Water podcast
WEFTEC18 special episode of Talking Under Water podcast
Oct 12 2018
In this special episode of Talking Under Water: One Water, One Podcast, hosts Water Quality Products Managing Editor Amy McIntosh, Storm Water…
Hurricane Michael brings flooding and destruction
Photo courtesy of the Florida National Guard
Oct 12 2018
Updated Oct. 17, 9:00 a.m. Tropical Storm Michael has moved northeast towards the Atlantic Ocean and the recovery efforts from the storm are underway…
MWRD completes flood control project in Flossmoor, Ill., flood control project
MWRD completes flood control project in Flossmoor, Ill., flood control project
Oct 12 2018
On Oct. 11, officials gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the Cherry Creek East Branch flood control project in…
Water Council launches water industry solution challenge
Water Council launches water industry solution challenge
Oct 11 2018
The Water Council announced the launch of its new Tech Challenge program, a series of global competitions to identify freshwater technologies and…
Michael continues to move northeast, brining flood risk
Michael continues to move northeast, brining flood risk
Oct 11 2018
Hurricane Michael has been downgraded to a tropical storm and continues to move northeast over the Carolinas. The powerful storm continues to cause…
America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 passes Congress
America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 passes Congress
Oct 11 2018
Congress has approved America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, a bill set to provide more than $6 billion in funding for water infrastructure…
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