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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Dec 4 2008
In the fast-paced world of storm water, certification and continuing education programs offer industry professionals the know-how and competitive…
Dec 4 2008
On Oct. 15, the National Research Council (NRC) released its long-anticipated report, “Urban Stormwater Management in the United States.” The council…
Oct 16 2008
When competitors come together for the good of the industry, everyone benefits. John Moll, chief executive officer of CrystalStream Technologies and…
Oct 16 2008
Most people have a sense of duty and ethical responsibility in their personal lives as well as on the job. When we are at home or with friends, the…
Oct 16 2008
The new $400-million California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, scheduled to open Sept. 27, already has earned a reputation…
Oct 16 2008
In California, nine regional water quality control boards develop basin plans, which designate beneficial uses for surface water and groundwater, set…
Aug 20 2008
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state-authorized National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) programs’ construction…
May 13 2008
CONTECH Stormwater Solutions offers maintenance compliance for storm water treatment and detention best management practices (BMPs). Its compliance…
May 12 2008
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increasingly enforces National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Phase II requirements, it is…
May 12 2008
Linda Tycher & Associates, a landscape architecture firm, was given the task of creating the most sustainable, water-efficient site of its kind…
Apr 10 2008
In 1991, DelDOT found itself subject to a new state law and regulations requiring the treatment of storm water pollution (7 Del. C., Ch. 40) as well…
Mar 31 2008
With well over a thousand systems installed across the world, the patented V2B1 storm water treatment system is the ideal product, as a pretreatment…
Oct 18 2007
Storm water regulations, as established in most communities, limit a developed site’s pollutant loads and runoff volume or rate. Property owners are…
Apr 11 2007
Communities around the country are adopting smart growth strategies to reach environmental, community and economic goals. Environmental goals include…
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