Mar 02, 2022

March/April 2022

Digital twins for modeling urban storm water flows are becoming more sophisticated as researchers develop greater insight through a new set of equations. This makes real-time, interactive control of water systems possible. The free, open-source code for…
March is Women’s History Month, and to honor that, we have moved our Women in Water coverage to this print issue. In the following pages, there are two Q&As with women in the industry. They shared with SWS how they got their starts, challenges they’…
Situated along Lake Michigan and at the confluence of three rivers, Milwaukee has always been viewed as a water city. For centuries, inhabitants have relied on our waters for fishing, commerce, transportation and more. While Milwaukee’s water is on the…
In honor of Women's History Month, which takes place during the month of March, SWS spoke with Janette Wolf, a senior project manager with CEC Inc. about her career path, the biggest lessons she has learned and more. Katie Johns: Tell me about your…
Brooke Schiavone is president of Jobsite Products Inc. SWS associate editor Cristina Tuser spoke with Schiavone about what it means to be a woman in water to commemorate Women's History Month. Cristina Tuser: How did you get started in your career?…
The impact of climate change is being experienced at an accelerated rate and coastal communities are on the front lines. Nearly half of the U.S. population lives in areas vulnerable to sea level rise, leaving them at higher risk for shoreline erosion,…
In December 1861, as the Civil War raged in the Eastern U.S., the young city of Sacramento, California, was fighting its own battle — with raging floodwaters. The American River levee failed east of 30th Street, flooding what is now River Park and…
It’s a team effort in the city of Rockford, Illinois, where residents will not give up on a neighborhood devastated by floods. The overall goal – to reduce the flood footprint and to have people enjoy rather than avoid Keith Creek – is the same for city…
As wildfires and dangerous post-disaster events continue to wreak havoc in affected areas in western states, many municipalities are taking significant steps to mitigate erosion risks and dangerous conditions once these fires are extinguished. One of the…
The 2022 Ohio Stormwater Conference is an annual conference dedicated to advancing the knowledge and understanding of comprehensive storm water management for those dealing in all aspects of planning, design, implementation and regulatory compliance. The…
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