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Oct 24 2019
Col. John Hudson announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) plans to build a levee along the Missouri River for flood protection efforts…
Oct 22 2019
Officials at Harrisburg, Pa. water and sewer authority are planning to use a $13 million state loan to reduce the amount of untreated stormwater…
Oct 21 2019
The Abukuma River in northeastern Japan was flooded after Typhoon Hagibis moved north along the river's stream, according to the Mainichi.  A "…
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Oct 18 2019
Introduction: Two blocks from the Mississippi River is one of Minneapolis’s busiest streets and the site of the new designer-residential tower “…
The 2019 SWS Conference & Exhibition will feature educational sessions on storm water and erosion control challenges and solutions.
The 2019 SWS Conference & Exhibition will feature educational sessions on storm water and erosion control challenges and solutions.
Oct 18 2019
The third annual SWS Conference & Exhibition is right around the corner, and registration is still open.  From Nov. 12-14 at the Tinley Park…
Oct 17 2019
The Grand Forks County Commission has declared a disaster emergency in the wake of North Dakota's flooding due to heavy rains in late September, as…
Oct 16 2019
The City of Tulsa held a public meeting to discuss the building of a Pearl District detention pond for a storm water detention project, which…
Oct 15 2019
North Carolina will soon see construction and restoration efforts taking place as part of the city’s Multi-Area Streambank Restoration Project. The…
Oct 14 2019
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved initial funding for a $131 million North Canal project to mitigate flooding.  The North…
Oct 9 2019
The Blue-Green Algae Task Force in Florida aims to expedite water quality improvements in the next five years with a list of recommendations…
Oct 7 2019
The first of its kind, Maine’s Long Creek Stream restoration project has begun in an effort to stop erosion and restore the creek’s flood plain.…
This article provides an overview of the considerations water quality managers should make when implementing BMPs and suggests maintenance frequencies often require fine-tuning to ensure BMP functionality.
This article provides an overview of the considerations water quality managers should make when implementing BMPs and suggests maintenance frequencies often require fine-tuning to ensure BMP functionality.
Oct 7 2019
Water quality managers may be implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) using both administrative and structural controls, yet the water quality…
Oct 4 2019
A three-year study conducted by the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) discovered that trillions of pieces of plastic are flowing into San…
Oct 3 2019
Storm water management regulation is being modernized in Canada to deal with some of the issues created by increased urbanization. Storm water…
Oct 3 2019
Statewide reservoir storage in California is now 128% of average due to increases in snowfall and precipitation.  As the new water year kicks off, …
With the funding, 28 dams and levees will be repaired between Salt Creek and Lincoln, including eroded banks.
With the funding, 28 dams and levees will be repaired between Salt Creek and Lincoln, including eroded banks.
Oct 2 2019
Nebraska is set to receive $1 billion in federal funding to help repair 28 dams and levee systems, including the eroded banks from Salt Creek to…
In order to clean dirty rain water, the new project will run the rain through soils and plants before pumping purified water into the creek.
In order to clean dirty rain water, the new project will run the rain through soils and plants before pumping purified water into the creek.
Sep 30 2019
To combat dirty water from flowing into the Codornices Creek, West Berkeley has begun construction on a new “green stormwater spine.” The creek,…
Tropical Storm Karen hit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Sept. 24 and left up to half a foot of rain in some areas.
Tropical Storm Karen hit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Sept. 24 and left up to half a foot of rain in some areas.
Sep 27 2019
As the peak month for hurricane season comes to a close, a few storms are still stirring.  Over the weekend, forecasters expect Tropical Storm Karen…
Officials say the point of the coming program is twofold — managing quantity and water quality.
Officials say the point of the coming program is twofold — managing quantity and water quality.
Sep 26 2019
Later this year, the town of Moncks Corner in Berkeley County, South Carolina, will start a new storm water management program.  Officials said the…
The new facility will double as a park and have an observation deck overlooking the storm water pond.
The new facility will double as a park and have an observation deck overlooking the storm water pond.
Sep 19 2019
The University of Delaware is tearing down a dormitory complex to make way for a state-of-the-art storm water facility.  The new facility, which is…
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