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Charleston, S.C., develops storm water department
Charleston, S.C., develops storm water department
Dec 20 2018
The Charleston, S.C., city council and Mayor John Tecklenburg voted to create the city’s first storm water department. The council also voted to…
Naples, Fla., plans to remove storm water outfalls along beaches
Naples, Fla., plans to remove storm water outfalls along beaches
Dec 17 2018
The city of Naples, Fla., announced plans to remove storm water outfalls from the city’s beaches. The approved plan will remove the six southernmost…
Dec 16 2018
The SP360 is a patented low impact development retention BMP for storm water management. It is designed to reduce the potential for downstream…
New Jersey proposes new storm water management rules that stress green infrastructure
New Jersey proposes new storm water management rules that stress green infrastructure
Dec 12 2018
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) proposed amendments, repeals and new rules to the state’s storm water management rules, N…
Scientists map flood control in Iowa Great Lakes
Scientists map flood control in Iowa Great Lakes
Dec 6 2018
A team of scientists from University of Iowa have begun using computer models to monitor flood control in the Iowa Great Lakes, particularly the…
Dec 4 2018
For the drought-stricken city of Lakewood, Calif., in Los Angeles County, implementing a smart regional storm water best management practice (BMP)…
Dec 4 2018
The Interstate 95 Girard Avenue Interchange (GIR) area is one of the most heavily traveled interstates in Pennsylvania, carrying more than 185,000…
San Diego reaches agreement to improve storm water infrastructure
San Diego reaches agreement to improve storm water infrastructure
Nov 28 2018
Updated Nov. 30, 2018 The city of San Diego has reached an agreement with two local nonprofits, San Diego Coastkeeper and the Coastal Environmental…
Virginia awards storm water pollution funds
Virginia awards storm water pollution funds
Nov 7 2018
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) awarded more than $3 million to localities for water quality projects. Available through the…
USACE investigates Texas coastal spine for flood control
USACE investigates Texas coastal spine for flood control
Nov 1 2018
Following a three year study, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that a 70-mile-long coastal barrier plan, dubbed “Ike Dike,” is…
Hawaii shipyard agrees to limit storm water runoff pollution
Hawaii shipyard agrees to limit storm water runoff pollution
Oct 26 2018
The U.S. EPA reached an agreement with Keehi Marine Inc. to reduce pollution in its storm water discharges to Keehi Lagoon in Honolulu, Hawaii, and…
New report investigates the state of U.S. water infrastructure
New report investigates the state of U.S. water infrastructure
Oct 25 2018
RAND Corp. released a report on U.S. water and transportation infrastructure entitled, “Not Everything is Broken: The Future of U.S. Transportation…
Sep 19 2018
StormTech storm water chambers offer a cost-effective method to save valuable land and protect water resources. These systems are designed primarily…
Sep 6 2018
The Stewart National Guard Air Base in Newburgh, N.Y., was required to capture initial storm water runoff during every storm event for testing prior…
Sep 6 2018
The main lift station serving the wastewater treatment plant in Morgan’s Point, Texas, continually experienced problems with its three standard non-…
EPA receives WIFIA LOIs for storm water projects
EPA receives WIFIA LOIs for storm water projects
Aug 16 2018
The U.S. EPA received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 billion in loans from a wide range of prospective borrowers in…
California groups receive water projects funding
California groups receive water projects funding
Aug 13 2018
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. EPA announced grants to three California organizations, including Tejon Ranch…
Jul 30 2018
Adopted in June 2011, Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters initiative seeks to establish a long-term plan for the control of combined sewer…
WEF announces storm water awards program is accepting submissions
WEF announces storm water awards program is accepting submissions
Jul 13 2018
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2018 Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure…
Emergency preparedness & contingency planning for storm water treatment
Emergency preparedness & contingency planning for storm water treatment
Jun 29 2018
The frac tank contains the clarifier, which provides solids removal. The Gulf of Mexico endures its fair share of storms, making the sub-tropical…
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