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The 1-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project implemented features to better manage runoff and protect the Scioto River
The 1-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project implemented features to better manage runoff and protect the Scioto River
Aug 6 2019
The I-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project is a multi-phase roadway improvement conducted by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). Many factors…
Jul 31 2019
Progress is being made on a restoration project at Hickory Grove Lake in Iowa. According to Ames Tribune, an assessment of the watershed showed high…
Jul 15 2019
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a model in May 2019 that uses data to estimate the amount of land covered by impervious parking lots.…
Jul 2 2019
During the early planning stages of a project, developers often question how much of their parcel needs to be designated for storm water management.…
Jul 2 2019
The city of Elgin, Ill., utilized “smart growth” initiatives to develop its Comprehensive Plan and Design Guidelines that would ensure growth that…
Jul 2 2019
The ponds and lakes around the greater Houston, Texas, area add a beautiful dimension to the communities and to the city as a whole. While these…
The Gutter bin storm water filtration system will catch trash and sediment as they enter storm drains to prevent parking lot and moat flooding.
The Gutter bin storm water filtration system will catch trash and sediment as they enter storm drains to prevent parking lot and moat flooding.
Jul 1 2019
The Denver Zoo is using a new gutter system to help control flooding and sediment. They are using a system from Frog Creek Partners (FCP).  According…
Jun 28 2019
Crews in Sonoma County, Calif., have cleared brush and sediment from streams that can also be used as flood control channels. According to The Press…
The tubes were used for the automated dewatering of a barge on the St. Croix River.
The tubes were used for the automated dewatering of a barge on the St. Croix River.
Jun 7 2019
Various agencies have discussed the possibility of using turbidity as an effluent standard for construction sites, but turbidity monitoring can be…
 1	The system prevents large amounts of fugitive dust, dirt and debris from contaminating public streets and highways.
1 The system prevents large amounts of fugitive dust, dirt and debris from contaminating public streets and highways.
Jun 7 2019
Interstate 70 cuts through Denver and plays a major role as one of Colorado’s vital economic arteries. I-70 allows access to 1,200 businesses and the…
Jun 7 2019
New development sited for sediment control violations
New development sited for sediment control violations
Mar 4 2019
The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board issued a stop-work order to a luxury hotel and housing development near Healdsburg, Calif., due…
Wedding venue construction site faces erosion control violations
Wedding venue construction site faces erosion control violations
Feb 25 2019
The city of Dripping Springs, Texas, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issued environmental violations at the construction…
Lake Michigan town seeks beach renourishment for erosion control
Lake Michigan town seeks beach renourishment for erosion control
Feb 20 2019
Park district official from Highland Park, Ill., applied for a state permit to increase sand on Rosewood Beach in an effort to stem erosion of the…
USACE embarks on sediment control project in Lake Pepin, Minn.
USACE embarks on sediment control project in Lake Pepin, Minn.
Jan 25 2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposed a pilot project to use sediment dredged from the Mississippi River to build several islands near…
Chesapeake Bay's latest report card dropped due to storm water runoff
Chesapeake Bay's latest report card dropped due to storm water runoff
Jan 10 2019
On Jan. 7, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation rated the health of the Chesapeake Bay a D-plus in a report card issued every two years. The foundation…
East coast town plans to move parking lot due to coastal erosion
The town’s tourism department and National Park Service records have found that the beach visitor number has decreased in the past new years, from approximately 850,00 visitors a year to the mid-500,000 range.
Jan 8 2019
Provincetown, Massachusetts, announced plans to rebuild a waterfront parking lot at Herring Cove Beach farther inland due to rapid erosion. The town…
EPA directs study to explore sediment pollution at California mercury mine
EPA directs study to explore sediment pollution at California mercury mine
Dec 24 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with Buckhorn Inc. to study contamination at the New Idria Mercury Mine Superfund Site in San Benito County,…
Dec 17 2018
The FODS Trackout Control Mat is a durable alternative to traditional stabilized construction entryways. The reusable mat saves users time and money…
Dec 4 2018
Hurricane Irma and subsequent winter storms in late 2017 and early 2018 brough severe shoreline erosion to parts of Sarasota County, Fla. Along Casey…
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