Standards & Regulations

Regulations at the federal, state and local levels aim to reduce pollution in waterways from storm water runoff. Staying current with regulatory requirements such as NPDES permits and SWPPPs, along with state and local storm water and erosion control guidelines, keeps construction sites in compliance.
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Feb 6 2020
The Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit, which regulates how much storm water local governments can collect and dispense into local…
Feb 4 2020
A regional ordinance for regulating storm water management is potentially in the works for Bluffton, Beaufort County and other communities across the…
Jan 23 2020
The administration issued new rules removing federal protections for half the nation’s wetlands and hundreds of thousands of small waterways,…
Jan 8 2020
Federal regulators are proposing a new way to limit water pollution from a dozen towns surrounding Great Bay. The draft general permit from the U.S.…
Jan 8 2020
A malfunction at the Lester J. Berglund Water Treatment Plant in Poway, California led to the contamination of the potable water supply and a boil…
Jan 1 2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit to block the U.S. EPA’s attempt to repeal a 2015 rule defining what waters qualify for federal Clean…
Dec 26 2019
New Mexico officials are planning a public meeting for Jan. 9 at the University of New Mexico campus in Los Alamos, focused on the state's oversight…
Dec 20 2019
33 Indian wetlands face moderate to very high threats to their ecology, according to a report by the environment ministry.  Wetlands are given threat…
Dec 19 2019
Anacortes, Washington will improve its storm water program as part of a settlement agreement it reached this month with Puget Soundkeeper Alliance (…
Dec 13 2019
Grundfos Thailand Appoints New General Manager Pump manufacturer Grundfos has announced the appointment of Kenth Hvid Nielsen to the role of General…
Dec 13 2019
A report published by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that climate impacts threaten 6 in 10 Superfund sites overseen by the U.S. EPA…
Dec 12 2019
The U.S. EPA has extended the public comment period for its proposed plan, which evaluates the impacts of the current and expected future volume of…
This funding comes two years after Hurricane Harvey flooded the high school with more than 5 feet of water and displaced students.
This funding comes two years after Hurricane Harvey flooded the high school with more than 5 feet of water and displaced students.
Dec 6 2019
  Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $25 million in funding to construct flood gates and waterproof Kingwood High School in…
The standard granule size of the media is 0.6 to 2 mm.
The standard granule size of the media is 0.6 to 2 mm.
Jul 2 2019
The process of galvanizing to prevent rust and increase the lifetime of steel was developed in France in 1837. Galvanized roofs are widely used on…
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 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…
Jun 11 2019
The Water Systems Council (WSC) and the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) filed an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief in a case currently…
May 22 2019
The Androscoggin Valley Stormwater Working Group is working with local volunteers in Auburn, Maine, for cleaner and safer waters. According to the…
May 21 2019
I have been aware of and spoken to the issue of trash and debris in storm water systems for more than 20 years. It does not take long for anyone to…
May 9 2019
The Water Environment Federation's (WEF) Stormwater Institute released the results of a survey entitled the National Municipal Separate Storm Sewer…
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