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Secretary Zinke meets with advocates to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Secretary Zinke meets with advocates to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Jul 31 2018
On July 22, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke met with members of Restore Hetch Hetchy, an environmental group that advocates for draining the Hetch…
Las Vegas plans to expand storm drain system
Las Vegas plans to expand storm drain system
Jul 2 2018
The Las Vegas Flood Control District announced plans to build an $11.16 million storm drain in North Las Vegas. The drains will be a part of a larger…
Chicago experiences record floods and rainfall for May
Chicago experiences record floods and rainfall for May
May 31 2018
On May 30, the remnants of Subtropical Storm Alberto hit Chicago, causing record levels of rainfall and substantial flooding. 7.64 in. of rain were…
Understanding the MEP compliance standard in MS4 permitting
Understanding the MEP compliance standard in MS4 permitting
May 25 2018
Over the past decade, municipalities that own or operate a municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) have faced a trend of expanding MS4 permits…
Erosion control managed a storm water drainage problem
The restored stable stream included an armored channel, pool and riffle grade control, and gentle side slopes.
May 25 2018
Texas A&M University is experiencing a growth spurt. The university, founded in 1871 in what is now the city of College Station, Texas, has…
Brentwood, Tenn., library has been discharging sewage into a storm drain
Brentwood, Tenn., library has been discharging sewage into a storm drain
May 16 2018
Restroom pipes in the John P. Holt Brentwood Library of Brentwood, Tenn., have been dumping sewage into a storm drain that empties into the Little…
East Coast storms claim lives, leads to flooding and baseball-sized hail
East Coast storms claim lives, leads to flooding and baseball-sized hail
May 16 2018
Severe storms throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic have caused flooding and claimed five lives. The storms tore through the East Coast May 15…
Mar 26 2018
The Harris County Flood Control District proposed building drainage tunnels throughout the Texas county to carry storm water from west Houston east…
Mar 19 2018
HydroBlox is made from 100% recycled thermoplastics, is a permanent solution that will not clog, is easy to install and handle, requires little to no…
Jan 29 2018
The New Orleans Department of Public Works found 93,000 lb of Mardi Gras beads clogging catch basins. Following an August flood, the city initiated…
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…
Jan 11 2018
Skimmer surface drains for sediment basins release the cleanest water instead of draining from the bottom. Eight sizes are available with adjustable…
Jan 3 2018
CleanWay recently teamed up with the city of Riverside, Calif., for a catch basin test pilot program to determine which filtration units would work…
Dec 7 2017
The Senate of Berlin, Germany, released a plan for city climate action which incorporated green infrastructure. Cities across the globe, notably in…
Dec 5 2017
Mogollon, N.M., was a mining town founded in 1876 in Silver Creek Canyon, near the state’s border with Arizona. Because of its remote location—it is…
Dec 5 2017
Located on the east bank of the Mississippi River and near Lake Pontchartrain, Reserve, La.—a census-designated place in St. John the Baptist Parish—…
Dec 4 2017
Road and highway departments battle water runoff, which causes traffic issues and dangerous road conditions. Water can cause erosion of the…
Sep 13 2017
When plans began in the fall of 2013 for a new home for the Atlanta Braves, the goal was to build a new ballpark with a mixed-use development…
Aug 24 2017
Depending on required water intake capacity, loading, material, slot style and size, or locking mechanism, ACO’s wide selection of grates for the…
Aug 23 2017
Kansas City, Mo., residents blamed the local QuikTrip establishment for a rise in flooding in the area, particularly near Indian Creek. Though the…
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