Mar 01, 2012

Jan/Feb 2012

A mysterious construction project popped up in my neighborhood this unseasonably warm Midwestern December. Every day, usually several times per day, I walked and drove past the site, straining my neck to sneak a peek. For two weeks I tried making sense…
Each year the editorial staff of Storm Water Solutions invites a panel of storm water and erosion control industry leaders to share their business predictions for the new year. Here three seasoned professionals share insight on the state of the industry…
Raissa Rocha: How would you describe the growing trend of lawsuits alleging National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) storm water permit violations? Alex Basilevsky: Over the past several years, regulators have seen budgets cut. The result…
Excavating, grading and other construction activities have a detrimental impact on land and surrounding areas. Disturbed soil, when improperly managed, easily washes away from construction sites during storms, entering nearby lakes and streams. Sediment…
For more than 100 years, residents of and visitors to southern Wisconsin have enjoyed the natural beauty of Lake Belle View, a 92-acre lake fed by the Sugar and West Branch Sugar rivers. The lake and its surrounding wetlands welcome swimmers, fishers,…
Known internationally as the “entertainment capital of the world,” the city of Los Angeles also is establishing itself as a green leader in storm water pollution reduction with efforts such as the recently completed Westside Park Rainwater Irrigation…
Opportunities sometimes present themselves at the moment they are most welcome. This was the case for a sanitation district that was facing combined sewer overflow (CSO) compliance issues in northern Kentucky. Sanitation District No. 1 (SD1) serves the…
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