Dec 01, 2011

Nov/Dec 2011

At a time when few industries can say the same, that of water management and treatment—and the storm water sector, in particular—is poised to put more unemployed and underemployed Americans to work. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has (…
Total suspended solids (TSS) thus far have served as the keystone pollutant for the majority of storm water management programs, and a considerable amount of research has been conducted over the last several decades in an effort to characterize the TSS…
Contractors and department of transportation agencies often are challenged to achieve maximum results within tight budget constraints. Polymer-enhanced best management practices (BMPs) can be applied quickly and control highly erosive forces caused by…
When the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) started designing a project to relocate 2.5 miles of Missouri Route 141, a major state roadway, the engineers faced an age-old problem: The best route for the new roadway went directly through a…
Retail outlet center looks to underground storm water solution Everyone loves a good bargain, and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. in Bluffton, S.C., offers just that. Located between Highway 278 and Bluffton Parkway, the recently updated facility…
Inlet protection is a very broad topic. There are many different types of inlets and just as many types of inlet protection devices. Finding a protection device that is suitable and that will work effectively for any given type of inlet is a top priority…
Most industry professionals today are aware that pervious concrete can be a vital component of an infiltration-style storm water management system. What is becoming clearer now is that pervious concrete also may provide relief from urban heat islands (…
Urban storm water management continues to be an issue for many American cities. Storm Water Solutions Editorial Intern Raissa Rocha checked in with Karen Kubick of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to discuss the city’s plans for complying…
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