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Hurricane Michael makes landfall
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Oct 10 2018
Hurricane Michael has made landfall as a Category 4 storm near Mexico Beach, Fla. The storm brings with it life-threatening storm surges, heavy…
Hurricane Michael may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, bringing floods
Hurricane Michael may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, bringing floods
Oct 10 2018
Updated Oct. 10, 1:12 p.m. Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. Life-threatening storm…
Detroit team wins smart water challenge for storm water solution
Detroit team wins smart water challenge for storm water solution
Oct 10 2018
A team from the Great Lakes Water Authority and the University of Michigan won the first-ever Intelligent Water Systems Challenge for using data…
Milwaukee adopts green infrastructure plan for storm water management
Milwaukee adopts green infrastructure plan for storm water management
Oct 9 2018
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced the new Green Infrastructure Plan Framework to add green space to streets, schools and parking lots throughout…
Hurricane Michael strengthens, brining flood risk
Hurricane Michael strengthens, brining flood risk
Oct 9 2018
Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a Category 2 storm and is expected to make landfall on Florida’s Panhandle by the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct.…
Hurricane Michael may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, bringing floods
Hurricane Michael may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, bringing floods
Oct 8 2018
Tropical Storm Michael has strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane and is forecast to hit the U.S. Gulf Coast Wednesday, Oct. 10. The storm, 50 miles…
New York beings dredging Susquehanna River sediment
New York beings dredging Susquehanna River sediment
Oct 5 2018
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) began dredging polluted sediments from the Susquehanna River in Binghamton, N.Y. The…
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Oct 5 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with J.G. MacLellan Concrete Co., that resolves alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. MacLellan, which…
https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/maclellan-concrete-settlement-epa-will-reduce-stormwater-pollution-lowell-mass-facility
Source: Vancouver Watersheds Alliance. Artist: Jamie Lutz.
Oct 4 2018
We have all heard the expression “can’t see the forest for the trees,” but when is the last time you can remember it applying to yourself? As a storm…
Mapping tool helps flood relief effort post-Florence
Mapping tool helps flood relief effort post-Florence
Oct 4 2018
Following Hurricane Florence, residents and emergency response professionals seeking flood-free roadways utilized flood mapping technology to…
Oct 4 2018
In the fifth episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, your hosts Bob Crossen, Amy McIntosh and Lauren Baltas review recent news items…
Flooding in Phoenix, Ariz., due to Tropical Storm Rosa
Flooding in Phoenix, Ariz., due to Tropical Storm Rosa
Oct 3 2018
On Oct. 2, remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa brought record rainfall and flash floods to Phoenix, Ariz. The National Weather Service recorded 2.35 in.…
Vermont environmental groups work to improve soil stabilization at Lake Iroquois
Vermont environmental groups work to improve soil stabilization at Lake Iroquois
Oct 3 2018
The Lake Iroquois Assn., the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps. partnered to restore the Lake…
The 87-in. manifold pipe prepared for submersion
The 87-in. manifold pipe prepared for submersion.
Sep 28 2018
The Water Authority of Istanbul, which owns a biological wastewater treatment plant, serves a population of about 15 million people in the city of…
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Sep 27 2018
Merlin Entertainment, the parent company of Legoland, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reached a consent order…
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins San Jacinto River sediment removal project
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins San Jacinto River sediment removal project
Sep 27 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began dredging the west fork of the San Jacinto River to remove sediment deposited by Hurricane Harvey. The…
Sep 26 2018
In response to an executive order by President Donald Trump, the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Department of the Army formally suspended the Obama-era…
The surface was restored prior to installation by removing rocks and smoothing out the area.
The surface was restored prior to installation by removing rocks and smoothing out the area.
Sep 26 2018
In September 2015, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) found that flood flows were causing erosion of the foundation slope near the columns…
Each clarifier can treat 83.3 mgd.
Each clarifier can treat 83.3 mgd.
Sep 26 2018
In the early morning April 15, 2018, a strong line of storms dropped 2 to 3 in. of rain on the the Washington, D.C., area. Just a few hours later,…
The new retaining wall stabilized the stream to withstand water flow.
The new retaining wall stabilized the stream to withstand water flow.
Sep 26 2018
Retaining walls often are the structures of choice for many types of land and water control and manipulation, as they are a means to obtain or…
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