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Florida executive order targets water quality issues associated with storm water runoff and toxic algae
Florida executive order targets water quality issues associated with storm water runoff and toxic algae
Jan 11 2019
On Jan. 10, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order to implement major water reforms across the state. The reforms include $2.5 billion…
Chesapeake Bay's latest report card dropped due to storm water runoff
Chesapeake Bay's latest report card dropped due to storm water runoff
Jan 10 2019
On Jan. 7, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation rated the health of the Chesapeake Bay a D-plus in a report card issued every two years. The foundation…
Wetland restoration project completed in Louisiana
Wetland restoration project completed in Louisiana
Jan 10 2019
On Jan. 4, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the completion of the Lost Lake marsh creation and hydrologic restoration project. The $36…
Jan 9 2019
The Kraken filter is a state-of-the-art system utilizing advanced membrane filtration to ensure high levels of removal for TSS, total phosphorus,…
Jan 9 2019
According to the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), “Tampa Bay is divided into seven major bay segments. The Old Tampa Bay…
Minnesota Twins baseball field to install living wall irrigated by rainwater
Minnesota Twins baseball field to install living wall irrigated by rainwater
Jan 9 2019
Major league baseball team the Minnesota Twins announced plans to incorporate one of the nation’s largest living walls at their home stadium of…
East coast town plans to move parking lot due to coastal erosion
East coast town plans to move parking lot due to coastal erosion
Jan 8 2019
Provincetown, Mass., announced plans to rebuild a waterfront parking lot at Herring Cove Beach farther inland due to rapid erosion. The town had been…
2019 Ohio Stormwater Conference issues call for abstracts
2019 Ohio Stormwater Conference issues call for abstracts
Jan 7 2019
The 2019 Ohio Stormwater Conference issued a call for abstracts. The 12th annual event will be held May 8 to 10, 2019, at the Sharonville Convention…
Settlement carves new flood control plan for Chicago suburb and local quarry owners
Settlement carves new flood control plan for Chicago suburb and local quarry owners
Jan 7 2019
The village of La Grange, Ill., has settled a lawsuit with Hanson Material Service Corp., owner of a quarry in McCook, Ill., over a village flood…
Jan 4 2019
The second annual SWS Conference & Exhibition provided networking opportunities and educational sessions for storm water and erosion control…
Watershed coalition receives funds for erosion and sediment control projects
Watershed coalition receives funds for erosion and sediment control projects
Jan 4 2019
New York state’s Regional Economic Development Council awarded a $389,178 grant through the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Water…
Jan 3 2019
The American Center for Mobility (ACM) recently built a U.S.-based connected and automated vehicle (CAV) research facility in Ypsilanti, Mich.—the…
Building resilient best management practice toolkits for storm water management
Building resilient best management practice toolkits
Jan 3 2019
Jurisdictions are struggling to make their infrastructure more resilient in light of challenges such as recurrent flooding, higher intensity and…
Combined sewer overflows triggered by New Year's Eve rains in Atlanta area
Combined sewer overflows triggered by New Year's Eve rains in Atlanta area
Jan 3 2019
On New Year’s Eve, a pump failure at a water treatment plant in Cobb County, Ga., caused untreated sewage and storm water to flow into one of the…
Minnesota cities file suit over storm water retention pond contamination
Minnesota cities file suit over storm water retention pond contamination
Jan 3 2019
Seven Minnesota cities have filed suit against several large chemical refiners over contamination of hundreds of storm water ponds caused by a black…
Jan 2 2019
Homeowners in Juneau, Alaska, have teamed up to install riprap along properties facing riverbank erosion. The town had planned to use city and…
Jan 1 2019
The University of Michigan’s Central Campus, located along South State Street, includes historic halls, the Museum of Art, the Graduate Library, the…
Chesapeake nonprofit receives funds to improve storm water mapping data
Chesapeake nonprofit receives funds to improve storm water mapping data
Jan 1 2019
The Chesapeake Conservancy received $1.1 million from the U.S. EPA to expand its land cover project, which uses aerial images and computer…
Dec 31 2018
The Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife has divided a total of $1.19 million in grants for 27 different storm water and erosion control projects…
Storm moves across the U.S., bringing flood risk
Storm moves across the U.S., bringing flood risk
Dec 28 2018
A severe storm system has caused blizzard conditions throughout the Midwest and heavy rainfall in the South. The system now is expected to move…
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