Jul 01, 2005

July 2005

It is fairly well known that most of the nation’s sewer systems have reached the end of their useful design lives. Specifically, the transportation and water/wastewater industries have experienced problems related to aging sewer systems countless times…
The SWM Program initially concentrated on the inventory, but current focus has shifted to maintenance and functional retrofits.
Managing storm water runoff from one of the most environmentally sensitive and largest public works projects in the region is a challenge at the Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport in the state of Washington. Developers are bringing in 6…
Porous asphalt pavements with stone recharge beds are a tool to help reduce runoff and associated pollutants from developed sites. Unlike typical paved surfaces, these pavements allow rainwater to pass through the surface to a stone recharge bed…
Experience teaches that every big problem can be broken into smaller, manageable tasks. Within the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), considered the largest environmental restoration initiative in history, are myriad projects, each…
At its inception, proponents of the Kentucky TriModal Transpark proclaimed the business park to be a new economic engine for south-central Kentucky. The planned high-tech commerce and business park would offer railway, highway and someday airport access…
Surface and subsurface infrastructures are the lifeblood of our modern society. Pipes, conduits, culverts and manholes all provide the essentials that make our day-to-day life easier. As with any materials exposed to the ravages of time and the natural…
Andy Reese, vice president of AMEC Earth & Environmental, has been involved with municipal storm water for the past 23 years. Co-author of the best-selling textbook Municipal Storm Water Management, Reese is scheduled to speak at the StormCon 2005…
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