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Jun 29 2020
A cold storage and food warehouse in Lynden is agreeing to pay $41,500 for violating the federal Clean Water Act, according to the U.S. EPA. …
Jun 22 2020
The town of Wendell, North Carolina must completely map its storm water system and improve its maintenance program to comply with state regulations…
Jun 18 2020
In a Facebook post that showed dark water near Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, the city addressed the darker water and said it came from a group…
May 12 2020
Oregon, Portland’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comments on its pending decision that its work investigating storm…
Apr 22 2020
The EPA published a final rule rolling back environmental protections.  The final rule, the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, was written by the…
Apr 16 2020
The U.S. EPA announced that Roubin & Janeiro, Inc., owner of an asphalt manufacturing facility in Washington, D.C., has agreed to actions to…
Mar 18 2020
Pennsylvania residents and businesses have reached out to lawmakers with concerns about new storm water fees being assessed by local governments.…
Mar 9 2020
A program that protects the Dillon Reservoir from the excessive phosphorus levels and algae growth is undergoing changes and scaling back its…
Feb 18 2020
A Mauldin, South Carolina resident is finally getting the sinkhole in his driveway repaired. Russ Maio, the resident, has been waiting for repairs…
Feb 11 2020
In Omaha, Nebraska, and in many cities across the country, storm water runoff is a major cause of water pollution. The storm water runoff carries…
Jan 8 2020
Federal regulators are proposing a new way to limit water pollution from a dozen towns surrounding Great Bay. The draft general permit from the U.S.…
Dec 20 2019
Kraken Water Filter Receives Washington Ecology TAPE GULD Approval The Kraken Membrane Filter is the newest storm water solution to receive…
Dec 16 2019
UC Berkeley engineers have developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals such as lead and cadmium from storm water.  The sand can…
Dec 11 2019
New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) signed a new rule that aims to control storm water runoff.  The proposal has received…
Nov 4 2019
The U.S. District Court of Massachusetts has ordered R.M. Packer Company Inc. and Tisbury Towing and Transportation Co. to pay $1.3 million in fines…
Oct 30 2019
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is agreeing to adjust how it monitors storm water runoff from road construction sites and salt storage…
Oct 18 2019
A red tide bloom that's lingered off Southwest Florida for a few weeks has made its way into local bays and is killing larger marine life, such as…
The environmental group Amigos Bravos claims that some pollutants are more than 10,000 times the public safety limits.
The environmental group Amigos Bravos claims that some pollutants are more than 10,000 times the public safety limits.
Sep 18 2019
The environmental group Amigos Bravos has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding storm water pollution in Los…
The duckbill valve is widely used as a backflow device whenever there is a concern of possible backflow up a stream channel.
The duckbill valve is widely used as a backflow device whenever there is a concern of possible backflow up a stream channel.
Sep 10 2019
The people of Sydney, NS, Canada, are now able to enjoy more of their downtown because remediation of the Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens is complete. The…
One method of educating the public on the pollution in waterways comes in form of placing educational messages on the storm drain inlet.
One method of educating the public on the pollution in waterways comes in form of placing educational messages on the storm drain inlet.
Sep 9 2019
Much of the pollution in our nation’s waterways comes from everyday materials like fertilizers, pesticides, motor oil and household chemicals.…
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