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Vancouver, Wash., receives grands for storm water upgrades
Vancouver, Wash., receives grands for storm water upgrades
Mar 5 2019
The city of Vancouver, Wash., announced it will receive more than $7 million in grant money from the state Department of Ecology for storm water…
Wet winter leads to increased reservoir supply in Phoenix
Wet winter leads to increased reservoir supply in Phoenix
Feb 27 2019
The wet winter’s snow and rain accumulation has provided a much-needed boost to Phoenix’s water supply. According to the Salt River Project (SRP),…
Jan 30 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced an agreement with Dominion Energy to recycle or store in lined landfilled 27 million cu yards of coal ash…
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…
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Oct 5 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with J.G. MacLellan Concrete Co., that resolves alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. MacLellan, which…
Researchers develop sand that targets storm water pollutants
Researchers develop sand that targets storm water pollutants
Sep 26 2018
Engineers from University of California, Berkeley, have developed a mineral-coated sand that targets pollutants in storm water. The coated sand is…
Storm water runoff threatens Northern California water quality
Storm water runoff threatens Northern California water quality
Aug 20 2018
As the Carr Fire nears containment, water quality has become a concern in Northern California along the Sacramento River and its tributaries.…
The HFS mathematically and objectively ranks polluted sites. The higher the score, the more polluted the site is.
The HFS mathematically and objectively ranks polluted sites. The higher the score, the more polluted the site is.
Jul 30 2018
Fecal pollution remains a problem worldwide. Government authorities, environmental groups and various stakeholders are dedicated to reducing and…
May 2 2018
Santa Monica, Calif., has made progress on a storm water runoff capture and treatment project. The project, scheduled to be completed this August,…
Mar 27 2018
The Ohio EPA has declared the western end of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway due to toxic algae, which has contaminated drinking water and closed…
Mar 14 2018
A brown water advisory has been issued for Maui, Hawaii, after heavy rains led to storm water runoff in coastal waters. While not all coastal areas…
Feb 7 2018
The Soquel Creek Water District (SCWD) of Soquel, Calif., plans to consider two Seascape golf courses as possible sites to funnel storm water runoff…
Jan 11 2018
As I was recently doing some baking with my son, I realized just how important it is to follow a recipe precisely. Who knew exchanging salt for sugar…
Nov 2 2017
With impending storms early November 2017, officials worried it could result in toxic runoff from the recent wildfires including ash and debris. The…
Aug 18 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $1,004,260 to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ) to help protect human health…
Aug 11 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 awarded approximately $2.9 million to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)…
Aug 10 2017
While news sources are not calling the recent extended levels of rainfall “El Niño,” it is apparent that in some regions of the Pacific, El Niño-like…
Aug 10 2017
In November 2016, voters in the state of California approved Proposition 64, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. This new legislation…
Aug 10 2017
In late summer and early fall, when many sweeping contractors are out mowing and landscaping, the need for street sweeping seems to lessen, except…
Aug 8 2017
OriginClear Inc., a provider of water treatment solutions, announced that recent testing in the La Kretz Advanced Prototyping Center demonstrated the…
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