Dec 03, 2018

November/December 2018

“Climbing!”  This simple safety command signals that a rock climber has started climbing a route. It’s also how I’m starting this editor’s note. I’ve climbed for more than two years in local rock climbing gyms, and recently sport climbed outdoors at Red…
The storm was a one-in-10-year event, and it could not have come at a worse time. In late 2017, oyster growers in the Pittwater region of Tasmania already were facing the prospect of weakened harvests because of an outbreak of pacific oyster mortality…
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) is delighted to honor outstanding industry projects in the annual Top Storm Water & Erosion Control Projects awards.  Project leaders from across the country nominated projects in the design or construction phase in the 18…
In Sebring, Fla., the Spring Lake Improvement District’s new lake-wetland marsh system expanded the district’s storage capacity and treatment of its storm water. In September 2017, Hurricane Irma put the new system to the test.  The Florida Legislature…
Houston’s Nature Discovery Center is a 4-acre park that offers a green oasis in the vast urban expanse of Houston-the fourth most populous city in the U.S. Located in Bellaire, Texas, a city of approximately 18,000 surrounded by Houston and established…
California is among a handful of coastal states where the department of transportation is actively seeking adaptive strategies for shoreline infrastructure threatened by sea level rise and increased storm surge. One highway in particular, State Route 37…
When selecting green infrastructure (GI) practices, the more burdensome task of maintenance often is not considered. Premature bypass, delayed drain down times and pollutant export often go unnoticed, especially when visual assessment becomes more…
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