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May 17 2022
During the  years I’ve spent in storm water management, we’ve devoted most resources to managing the storm water runoff created by new development.…
May 3 2022
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of its tenth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a national competition that…
May 3 2022
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to seek out federal money to fix storm water infrastructure. The goal is to better…
Apr 22 2022
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announced that in celebration of Earth Day, Scott Barbour, President and Chief Executive Officer signed a…
Apr 8 2022
As we approach summer beach season, you may occasionally encounter a "keep out" sign indicating that the area is temporarily closed. If fecal…
A solution is in sight for the HABS problem that has plagued our lakes from the early 1970s. Professor Emeritus Wayne Carmichael discusses the multi-level approach to remediation of HABS below.
A solution is in sight for the HABS problem that has plagued our lakes from the early 1970s. Professor Emeritus Wayne Carmichael discusses the multi-level approach to remediation of HABS below.
Apr 1 2022
Cyanobacteria harmful algae blooms (cyanoHABs) continue to intensify globally. These blooms represent a potential health risk to both water and food…
Mar 22 2022
Central Valley Eden Environmental Defenders, LLC filed a lawsuit in the Eastern District of California against Building Material Distributors, Inc.…
Cynthia Zanow
Cynthia Zanow, administration & communications manager for Milwaukee Water Commons
Mar 8 2022
Situated along Lake Michigan and at the confluence of three rivers, Milwaukee has always been viewed as a water city. For centuries, inhabitants have…
Feb 15 2022
Downstream Defender® is an advanced hydrodynamic vortex separator that reliably captures and retains sediments, oil, trash and floatable debris from…
Feb 15 2022
First Defense® is a versatile stormwater separator with the highest approved flow rates in the United States, effectively capturing pollutants in…
Feb 3 2022
Swirling river waters can trap lightweight microplastics that otherwise might be expected to float – depositing them in riverbeds where it can take…
Jan 27 2022
Upper Missouri Waterkeeper filed a lawsuit in Montana’s Gallatin County District Court after a state agency rejected its petition to limit storm…
Jan 11 2022
EPA has released a new guide to help the 51 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) programs apply best practices to help turn the tide on nonpoint…
Dec 23 2021
The city of Anacortes, Washington, is moving forward with its sewer outfall relocation project. This project will provide a new route for the outfall…
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Dec 15 2021
The Cottonwood Drive widening is an important capital improvement project for the Town of Parker, Colorado. It features the expansion of the roadway…
Dec 14 2021
Santa Ana, California's, foundational planning document, the General Plan, is due for review. According to Voice of Orange County, the plan is…
Dec 6 2021
Up-Flo® Filter is an advanced stormwater treatment system that combines sedimentation and screening with filtration to deliver exceptional surface…
Dec 3 2021
The U.S. EPA announced a $886,000 grant to the District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to help pay for canopies to protect…
Dec 2 2021
The Los Angeles Waterkeeper filed a complaint in the Central District of California against Senior Operations LLC for violating the Clean Water Act…
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While the original Kure Beach DIS was designed to address pathogen pollution to prevent beach closures, the Caswell Beach DIS project applied the same concept to address the dangers associated with road flooding.
Dec 1 2021
Most of the time, when a road floods, it is just a minor inconvenience leading people to find another way around the flooded area. However, when the…
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