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Green roofs will now be required on new buildings in New York City as The Climate Mobilization Act passes
Green roofs will now be required on new buildings in New York City as The Climate Mobilization Act passes.
Apr 26 2019
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced that the New York City Council has passed a suite of measures to reduce greenhouse gases released from…
A milky substance in Sterling Heights, Mich., storm water drain may be a contaminant
A milky substance in Sterling Heights, Mich., storm water drain may be a contaminant.
Apr 25 2019
In Michigan, Macomb County officials believe concrete washout may be the substance found in a Sterling Heights storm water drain. According to the…
Multiple senators hold hearing over U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood response
Multiple senators hold hearing over U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood response.
Apr 24 2019
Four U.S. senators held a hearing in Glenwood, Iowa, April 19 seeking explanation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on their response to the …
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to break ground on Addison Creek Reservoir to provide flood relief for surrounding communities
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to break ground on Addison Creek Reservoir to provide flood relief for surrounding communities.
Apr 23 2019
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is set to break ground on the first of two major projects that will provide…
96-in. pipe being lifted after transportation to the site.
96-in. pipe being lifted after transportation to the site.
Apr 22 2019
To meet the DNR and City Standards, this underground storm water detention system placed under a parking lot was designed to provide the 40% TSS…
Oldcastle Infrastructure has acquired Suntree Technologies, which augments its line of stormwater conveyance, storage and treatment solutions.
Oldcastle Infrastructure has acquired Suntree Technologies, which augments its line of stormwater conveyance, storage and treatment solutions.
Apr 22 2019
Oldcastle Infrastructure has acquired Suntree Technologies, a manufacturer of storm water treatment products based in Cocoa, Fla. According to a…
Abstracts for upcoming Plastic Pipe Conference available
Abstracts for upcoming Plastic Pipe Conference available.
Apr 19 2019
Abstracts for Upcoming Plastic Pipe Conference Available Presentations by industry professionals at the Society of Plastics Engineers - SPE - Plastic…
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3.
Apr 18 2019
Update: Abstract submissions have been extended to May 3. There is one day left to submit abstracts for the third-annual SWS Conference &…
Ocean Street beach access in Carlsbad, Calif.
Ocean Street beach access in Carlsbad, Calif.
Apr 17 2019
Introduction The California coast is considered one of the most beautiful and valuable landscapes in the world. Broad golden beaches, wildlife, waves…
The Harris County Flood Control District receives grant letter to update flood warning system website
The Harris County Flood Control District receives grant letter to update flood warning system website
Apr 17 2019
In Texas, the Harris County Commissioners Court approved a letter allowing the Harris County Flood Control District to begin work to construct a new…
In Montana, permits that govern large municipalities’ storm water runoff are allowed
In Montana, permits that govern large municipalities’ storm water runoff are allowed.
Apr 16 2019
The Montana Supreme Court upheld the Montana Department of Environmental Quality's establishment of new storm water discharge permits for six of the…
Apr 15 2019
The SWS Spring Webinar Fest is a free online event  to be held April 23 to 25. The event offers daily keynote webinars and on-demand webinars…
Point Plaza Voltaire Apartments in Point Loma, Calif.
Point Plaza Voltaire Apartments in Point Loma, Calif.
Apr 14 2019
Introduction Point Loma Peninsula, Calif. is an iconic land feature that jets out into the Pacific Ocean and completes the northern rim of the San…
Richland county commissioners approve $27,000 for storm water study
Richland county commissioners approve $27,000 for storm water study.
Apr 12 2019
In Mansfield, Ohio, Richland County commissioners approved spending up to $27,000 for an engineering study to determine how to efficiently comply…
Sixteen environmental organizations object to storm water runoff regulatory changes in New Jersey
Sixteen environmental organizations object to storm water runoff regulatory changes in New Jersey.
Apr 11 2019
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) first major regulatory proposal under the administration of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy…
The Howell Township in New Jersey tables resolution opposing permitted storm water utility
The Howell Township in New Jersey tables resolution opposing permitted storm water utility.
Apr 10 2019
In Howell Township, N.J., council members tabled a resolution stating their opposition to legislation signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. According…
Corvallis, Ore., braces for more flooding as water starts to rise
Corvallis, Ore., braces for more flooding as water starts to rise.
Apr 9 2019
In Corvallis, Ore., city officials are expecting flood waters to rise and are urging residents to get ready. According to the National Weather…
Centuries of storm water runoff have carved a natural flood channel in Henderson, Nev.
Centuries of storm water runoff have carved a natural flood channel in Henderson, Nev.
Apr 8 2019
A Henderson, Nev., deforestation project in Pittman Wash has residents taking a stand against city hall, according to the Nevada Current. “There’s…
Apr 5 2019
Three Midwestern governors of states damaged by recent flooding on Wednesday, April 3, demanded more authority over management of the Missouri River…
Ultrasound technology by LG Sonic could help save Florida from algal bloom devastation
Ultrasound technology by LG Sonic could help save Florida from algal bloom devastation.
Apr 4 2019
Florida is investigating the use of sound waves to target and kill algae in Lake Okeechobee. According to LG Sonic, last year, the state of emergency…
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