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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…
The system allows the basin to capture approximately 70,000 gal of runoff during a typical rainfall event.
The system allows the basin to capture approximately 70,000 gal of runoff during a typical rainfall event.
Sep 26 2018
Combined sewer systems (CSS) exist in as many as 860 communities across the nation, and these aging sewer systems account for an estimated 850…
If implemented correctly, bioretention areas will reduce runoff and provide water quality improvements
If implemented correctly, bioretention areas will reduce runoff and provide water quality improvements
Sep 26 2018
Bioretention systems are a common type of low impact development (LID) system installed in many municipalities in Connecticut. They are simple to…
Low impact development meets storm water management goals
Low impact development meets storm water management goals
Sep 26 2018
In 2015, Prince George’s County, Md., pursued a community-based public-private partnership (CBP3) model developed by the U.S. EPA Region 3, and…
Sep 26 2018
Let’s talk about climate change. If you’re like me, the idea of climate change sits quietly at the back of your mind. It blooms larger when certain…
PennDOT resolves storm water runoff violations
PennDOT resolves storm water runoff violations
Sep 26 2018
The U.S. EPA and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) agreed to settle a multi-site construction-related storm water case. The…
Researchers develop sand that targets storm water pollutants
Researchers develop sand that targets storm water pollutants
Sep 26 2018
Engineers from University of California, Berkeley, have developed a mineral-coated sand that targets pollutants in storm water. The coated sand is…
Hurricane Florence recovery efforts underway as more flooding expected
Hurricane Florence recovery efforts underway as more flooding expected
Sep 26 2018
As North Carolina has begun the recovery process from Hurricane Florence—which made landfall on the East Coast Sept. 14—South Carolina continues to…
South Florida beaches receive erosion control aid post-Irma
South Florida beaches receive erosion control aid post-Irma
Sep 25 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) approved plans to spend $9.7 million for beach restoration in south Broward County, Fla., in areas that…
New Jersey water completes flood control plan
New Jersey water completes flood control plan
Sep 25 2018
On Sept. 24, New Jersey American Water held a ribbon-cutting event celebrating the completion of a $37 million flood protection project at its…
Minnesota soil stabilization project recently completed
Minnesota soil stabilization project recently completed
Sep 24 2018
The St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District completed a $1.3 million restoration protect on 4,500 ft along Sargent Creek in western…
New Jersey brewery approves storm water detention basin
New Jersey brewery approves storm water detention basin
Sep 24 2018
The Hampton, N.J., Planning Board unanimously approved a revised site plan for a joint storm water infiltration basin at the future site of Angry…
Sep 20 2018
MWRD President  Selected to Seventh Edgar Fellows Class The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) President Mariyana…
EPA awards funds for wetland improvement in Colorado
EPA awards funds for wetland improvement in Colorado
Sep 20 2018
The U.S. EPA has awarded $575,333 in wetlands grants to two programs in Colorado to survey, assess, map and provide technological tools such as…
NASA study investigates storm water post-Hurricane Harvey
NASA study investigates storm water post-Hurricane Harvey
Sep 20 2018
A new study by researchers from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) used Global Position System (GPS) to track the path of storm…
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