Oct 12, 2020

October 2020

What would your day look like without water? What if you couldn’t shower? What if you couldn’t brush your teeth? Or cook? Or do laundry? Well, this month, Imagine a Day Without Water challenges us to think about this exactly. While Imagine a Day Without…
Research shows a lack of women leaders represented in the water sector. In the storm water industry, leadership remains predominantly male for key industry-shaping roles. Reframing the conversation around the social impacts related to storm water —…
Kristin Darby, EIT CPESC, is a storm water engineer at Grenier Engineering, PC in Waterbury, Vermont. Her job includes storm water design and management for residential and commercial clients. She spoke with SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns about being a…
Kym Kelley and Claudia Chambers started out as competitors, but in 1983, they joined forces and now both work for Kelley Erosion Control covering projects in Nevada and California. They shared with SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns how they got their…
Permeable segmental paving — using a field of precisely spaced pavers atop a bed of precisely layered aggregates — has really come into its own as a method of treating storm water on site, by directing it into the ground underneath or by catching it and…
Located in the expansive Novant Cotswold Medical district on Randolph Road in Charlotte, North Carolina, a new office building designed to support a variety of medical services had some special considerations for their new parking lot: storm water runoff…
Education is key to choosing a high-quality, cost-effective, long-lasting material for infrastructure piping systems. Moving beyond convention to take advantage of more innovative options can translate to significant benefits for contractors and project…
Nearly all municipalities require some level of storm water management for site improvements. Those requirements may include adding runoff retention to mitigate flooding, filtering or settling of the “first flush” or removing specific contaminates such…
One of the key components for turning part of this former industrial park into a 2,000 unit residential, pedestrian-oriented development – POD - was the storm water system. With a total of 165,367 square meters (1,780,000 square feet), Candiac Square is…
Up until recently, homeowners along Watkins Lake in Waterford Township, Michigan, were pretty much focused on plentiful fishing, beautiful views and a summer of waterfront recreational activities. The same can be said for visitors to the Karwick Nature…
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