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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…
Christmas trees repurposed for erosion control projects
Christmas trees repurposed for erosion control projects
Dec 27 2018
Local governments across the coast of Louisiana have been collecting Christmas trees and repurposing them for coastal erosion control projects.…
Dec 26 2018
SciClone is the first separator to offer efficient hydrodynamic separation, and it has high TSS removal, internal bypass, and efficient capture and…
Dec 26 2018
Washington is a web of rivers, tributaries, wetlands and forests that support a seemingly endless array of wildlife species, as well as the economy…
Colorado Springs, Colo., receives erosion control funds
Colorado Springs, Colo., receives erosion control funds
Dec 26 2018
The city of Colorado Springs, Colo., has received two grants totaling $4.6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to stabilize…
EPA directs study to explore sediment pollution at California mercury mine
EPA directs study to explore sediment pollution at California mercury mine
Dec 24 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with Buckhorn Inc. to study contamination at the New Idria Mercury Mine Superfund Site in San Benito County,…
Dec 21 2018
In this last episode of 2018, hosts Lauren Baltas, Amy McIntosh and Bob Crossen talk about the proposed Waters of the U.S. ruling and what it could…
Public-private partnership aims to improve storm water pollution
Public-private partnership aims to improve storm water pollution
Dec 21 2018
The Stormwater Authority of Chester, Pa., through its partnership with Corvias announced it will use $15 million in low interest loans from the…
Dec 20 2018
Throughout the framework of America’s secondary road system, county highways and recreational trails stand tens of thousands of older timber-frame…
Charleston, S.C., develops storm water department
Charleston, S.C., develops storm water department
Dec 20 2018
The Charleston, S.C., city council and Mayor John Tecklenburg voted to create the city’s first storm water department. The council also voted to…
Flood control project completed in Southern Illinois
Flood control project completed in Southern Illinois
Dec 19 2018
On Dec. 18, state and regional officials gathered at America’s Central Port in Granite City, Ill., to celebrate completed upgrades to the Metro East…
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