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Feb 5 2013
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Executive Director David St. Pierre drew comparisons between his native New Orleans…
Jan 16 2013
Adapting to future climate change impacts requires capabilities in hydroclimate monitoring, short-term prediction and application of such information…
Jan 9 2013
A storm water solution designed by Xylem Inc. has prevented seven major potential floods in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur since 2007, according…
Dec 27 2012
Two Xylem sales representatives, Mark Michael and Pat Witts, worked with the rest of Godwin's Northeast branches to ensure pumps were delivered to…
Oct 30 2012
On Oct. 17, the Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program presented its 2010 Site Design Award to the Santa Clara Valley Water…
Oct 26 2012
The City of Love, with its magnificent boulevards, has a dark and dirty side hidden under its pavement—just like any other major city. More than 10…
Oct 8 2012
To kick-off a greatly needed flood relief project that has been years in the making, representatives from the Berwyn Park District, the city of…
Sep 20 2012
Godwin—a Xylem brand—has deployed pumps to support emergency relief efforts through the south after Hurricane Isaac. In the same areas hit by…
Sep 14 2012
The Buckhardt Drain services approximately 280 acres of land and affects approximately 340 parcels of mostly residential property in Bridgeport…
Sep 14 2012
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) needed to alleviate a drainage issue along a 400-ft stretch of State Route 555 in Winter Haven, Fla.…
Sep 14 2012
King Eng. Associates of Florida initially intended to use an arch-style flood mitigation structure for an underground storm water system installation…
Sep 14 2012
Over the past few decades, rain events throughout North America have become more frequent and substantial. More rain combined with outdated…
Sep 14 2012
Managing runoff is often an issue in Seattle, where hard surfaces, drainage and neighboring facilities often intersect. Such was the case in the…
Sep 14 2012
On May 9, 2011, a marine contracting company­—the same one that transported the U.S. space shuttle Enterprise up the Hudson River to the Intrepid Sea…
Jul 31 2012
While the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is best known for managing wastewater and providing flood control, the…
Jul 24 2012
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has agreed to review two Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Clean Water Act (CWA) cases. Both cases…
Jun 14 2012
Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) launched a two-day review of dikes, levees and other operations of the Missouri River Mainstem…
Jun 14 2012
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) commissioners Terrence J. O’Brien, Debra Shore and Mariyana T. Spyropoulos were…
Jun 1 2012
Mother Nature took the eastern seaboard by surprise in 2011 when Hurricane Irene landed ashore, but the next time this happens, at least one site…
Jun 1 2012
Low-impact development (LID) is one of the hottest topics of the day and its environmental benefits are highly touted. Its techniques are being…
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