Feb 01, 2006

February 2006

Officials at York Hospital of York, Maine, are committed to protecting the community’s water resources. After reviewing how to help, they decided to take advantage of new technology to treat storm water runoff on hospital property. The hospital chose to…
Here are many Best Management Practices (BMPs) for controlling storm water sediment runoff, and there seem to be new products popping up every day, which can be confusing. In 1972, an EPA study found that erosion and sediment contribute greatly to…
or the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) District 7 Drainage Group, designing the roads of the future demands an in-depth understanding of roads of the past. Unfortunately, the historical information necessary to make better decisions,…
Urban development and the resulting decline in soil quality have had profound influences on both air and water quality throughout the U.S. Interest and concern have been growing about the poor quality of soils that follow disturbance from development and…
Examining the differences between total suspended solids and suspended sediment concentrate What is Total Suspended Solids (TSS)? What is TSS with respect to storm water? Simply put, TSS is the generic name given to represent sediment in storm water…
Since the construction of early paved roads some 100 plus years ago, it quickly became evident that drainage was the number one element that must be addressed in assuring the long-term performance of roadways. Today, drainage is designed into and…
esign and construction of pipelines, culverts and related drainage facilities are important areas of civil engineering in which decisions must be made regarding material and system selection. Material selection and development of appropriate design…
At last year’s StormCon, the annual North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, Santa Monica’s Urban Runoff Management Coordinator Neal Shapiro co-presented a seminar on the city of Santa Monica Watershed Management Program. The city’…
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