Sewers & Drainage Systems

Combined sewer overflows (CSO) and sanitary sewer overflows (SSO) are top concerns for storm water professionals when it comes to sewers and drainage systems. Properly designed and maintained sewer systems help prevent pollution and protect the health of waterways.
Flood warning issued in Chicagoland
Feb 21 2018

Rainfall in Chicago and surrounding suburbs has triggered...

Feb 18 2018

Adjustable frames enable EZ-Catch1, EZ-Catch2 and EZ-Catch3 to handle your inlet protection needs. These are lightweight products that offer...

Florida Keys to elevate roads for flood control
Feb 8 2018

In response to Hurricane Irma flooding in Key Largo, Fla.,...

Scientists worry over the impact of dams in the Amazon River Basin
Feb 8 2018

A new study published in the academic journal...

Washington flood warnings issued
Feb 5 2018

The King County Flood Warning Center has issued a Phase 2 flood alert for the White, Tolt, Snoqualmie and Green Rivers in Washington...

Oroville dam shows cracks
Feb 1 2018

Costs to repair the Lake Oroville Dam spillway of Oroville, Calif., have...

Anchorage International Airport rehabilitates storm drain system
Jan 26 2018

In early March 2016, the Alaska Department of Transportation issued a request for proposals packet that outlined plans for the reconstruction and...

U.S. Army Corps proposes Houston flood control study
Jan 23 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposed a study that would examine 22 watersheds in the...

Jan 22 2018

The Hydro-Vent manhole cover is designed to provide surge relief at the location of the installation during events when the sewer system becomes...

Jan 12 2018

Search efforts in Montecito, Calif., continue following the mudslides that devastated Santa Barbara county Jan. 9. With 17 people now...

Jan 11 2018

Skimmer surface drains for sediment basins release the cleanest water instead of draining from the bottom. Eight sizes are available with...

Manhole Grade Adjustment
Jan 11 2018

Cretex now offers square and rectangular Pro-Ring. Manufactured from the engineered polymer expanded polypropylene (EPP), these rings meet the...

California faces threat of mudslides
Jan 10 2018

On Jan. 9, mudslides devastated Southern California, resulting in the...

Houston area counties collaborate on flood control study
Jan 10 2018

The counties of Harris and Montgomery, Texas, voted to partner in a...

California faces threat of mudslides
Jan 9 2018

Heavy rains led to...

Maine city struggles with combined sewage and storm water infrastructure
Jan 8 2018

The city of Portland, Maine has undergone...