Sep 06, 2019

September 2019

To meet federal requirements, a levee reconstruction project for the Indianapolis Southport Advanced Wastewater Treatment (AWT) plant planned along Little Buck Creek was one of the largest combined sewer overflow projects for the city of Indianapolis and…
Space is a premium for most storm water designers, so getting the highest pollutant removal with the least amount of constructed area is desirable. Within the Municipality of North Perth, ON, Canada, a conservation district steward wished to reduce the…
Much of the pollution in our nation’s waterways comes from everyday materials like fertilizers, pesticides, motor oil and household chemicals. Rainwater washes these substances from streets, yards and driveways into storm drains. Studies have shown that…
In May 2017, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) discovered pavement failures in the westbound lane of I-94 in New Buffalo, Mich., near the weigh station close to the Michigan border. Further inspection revealed that a 1,000-ft-long, 72-ft-…
When clean water infiltrates sewer pipes, the source can be tough to discern, especially in older systems susceptible to storm water and groundwater intrusion. This is the case in northeast Ohio, where residential and commercial users bring in more than…
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 remediation was the largest contaminated site cleanup ever planned in Canada. The Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens…
Aware of aging and deteriorating infrastructure, the city of Aurora, Colo., contracted with Wilson & Co. Inc. Eng. & Architects to conduct a comprehensive condition assessment of Aurora Water’s corrugated metal pipe (CMP) storm water…
The University of Hawaii in Honolulu's Andrews Amphitheater called for a project to reinforce its high-traffic grass area. The grass was damaged and rutted in areas where event traffic was heaviest, especially from wet conditions. The University of…
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