Rainwater Harvesting

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Oct 23 2020
The City of San Mateo, California, in partnership with Foster City, has earned in its application for a $277 million Water Infrastructure Finance…
Oct 16 2020
Dane County, Wisconsin will grant two local projects more than $700,000 as part of the county's Urban Water Quality Grant Program, according to a…
Oct 15 2020
Charlottesville, Virginia has been awarded a $4.59 million contract to help with citywide repairs of sewer and storm water systems. The city awarded…
Oct 14 2020
New research led by University of Hawai'i at Manoa scientists shows that rain brought to the islands by hurricanes and Kona storms can be the most…
Oct 13 2020
One of the key components for turning part of this former industrial park into a 2,000 unit residential, pedestrian-oriented development – POD - was…
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A close-up comparison of fine debris and joint stone.
Oct 13 2020
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…
Oct 1 2020
NASA satellite data confirmed the strengthening of Tropical Storm Marie in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.  Using a NASA satellite rainfall product that…
Sep 24 2020
A substantial volume of the pollution in our nation's waterways comes from everyday materials like fertilizers, pesticides, motor oil and household…
Jul 27 2020
According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Douglas moved about 90 miles northwest of Kahului, Hawaii, and about 60 miles northeast of…
Jul 10 2020
Active rainwater harvesting systems collect runoff from roof surfaces to store for later beneficial use. These uses can include irrigation, toilet…
Jun 9 2020
The Madison City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved new storm water design rules. The rules could raise costs for development but help prevent a…
Jun 5 2020
SFPUC 10 Year Anniversary of Storm Water Management Ordinance The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s Storm Water Management Ordinance, a…
May 11 2020
Between 30 to 50 homes in Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg and the surrounding areas reported the basement flooding caused by the roughly 4.8…
May 5 2020
Both chambers of Congress are moving ahead on water infrastructure legislation. The bills reauthorize legislation on water resource development and…
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Bob Simone
Apr 16 2020
Each year during hurricane season, residents and leaders of coastal cities closely watch the news to keep up with the odds of a weather disaster.…
Apr 15 2020
According to the 2019 Green Industry Benchmark Report, green industry companies are struggling to find employees despite their growing businesses.…
Apr 7 2020
We have a lot in common with plants. Consider this–we both need dirt. Your life depends on it because your body is made of the nutrients you consume…
Apr 2 2020
Officials with the city of Akron, Ohio said the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic might result in additional delays for an underground sewer project.…
Feb 19 2020
Storm Dennis is the second-strongest nontropical storm on record in the North Atlantic Ocean.  The storm has caused widespread flooding across parts…
Feb 11 2020
Harvesting rainwater may not solve all of the world’s water problems, but what it can do when combined with a complete water supply strategy is…
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