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Feb 11 2020
From changing storm water regulations and urban sprawl to increased storm activity and flooding, municipalities across the U.S. already have plenty…
Feb 11 2020
Harvesting rainwater may not solve all of the world’s water problems, but what it can do when combined with a complete water supply strategy is…
Feb 11 2020
A former contaminated landfill in the New Jersey Meadowlands was able to become a viable commercial office complex due to remediation efforts and two…
Feb 11 2020
Changing permit requirements throughout the country for municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4) prompted Minneapolis-based design and consulting…
Feb 11 2020
Located in Shorewood Hills, Wisconsin, just east of the University of Wisconsin campus, The Pew House remains a modest example of Frank Lloyd Wright’…
Feb 11 2020
In Omaha, Nebraska, and in many cities across the country, storm water runoff is a major cause of water pollution. The storm water runoff carries…
Feb 11 2020
Three hundred feet of highway between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, began to collapse during heavy rain and snow. As a solution, a trackout control…
Feb 11 2020
The 75.5 acre site of Seaforth High School in Pittsboro, North Carolina, includes the construction of a two-story building, parking lot and sports…
Feb 11 2020
I am by education, training and professional experience, a civil engineer. After several years, I began to realize that due to mismanagement, bad…
Katie Johns
Katie Johns, Managing Editor of SWS
Feb 4 2020
As we embark on 2020, I’m excited to see where the storm water and erosion control industries go. In 2019, we saw an unprecedented amount of rain,…
As an erosion control effort, the project called for the installation of nearly 4,500 linear feet to restore three to six feet of shoreline that had collapsed.
As an erosion control effort, the project called for the installation of nearly 4,500 linear feet to restore three to six feet of shoreline that had collapsed.
Jan 31 2020
As the Houston area continues to grapple with problems associated with flooding, one suburban residential community took matters into its own hands…
Jan 15 2020
Register now to attend the IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Raleigh, North Carolina Feb. 23-26, 2020 to take advantage of face-to-face interactions…
Jan 8 2020
Are You Prepared for Storm Water Challenges in the New Year? The IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Raleigh, North Carolina February 23-26 provides…
Properties A and B have dramatically different impacts on the storm water system but had funded at the same level prior to new storm water fees introduced in 2019.
Properties A and B have dramatically different impacts on the storm water system but had funded at the same level prior to new storm water fees introduced in 2019.
Jan 7 2020
When One Size Fits All No Longer Fits From changing storm water regulations and urban sprawl to increased storm activity and flooding,…
Kraemer installed and anchored five FODS Mats directly onto the gravel road entrance to the US 36 Emergency Rebuild Project
Kraemer installed and anchored five FODS Mats directly onto the gravel road entrance to the US 36 Emergency Rebuild Project.
Jan 6 2020
On Colorado’s western front range, there are two types of problematic soils – expansive and collapsible soil. A group of soils that rapidly settles…
Dec 6 2019
I would consider myself a big picture thinker, always seeking to understand the full story, including the whys and hows of a given situation. I also…
Dec 6 2019
When adapting living plants into storm water management systems, the concept of green infrastructure promises many benefits, such as increased…
Dec 5 2019
The morning after June 30th, 2014,  officials of the city of Cedar Rapids were inundated with phone calls from residents about the previous night's…
Dec 5 2019
Every year, Storm Water Solutions receives numerous nominations for the Top Storm Water & Erosion Control Projects. This year was no different.…
Katie Johns
Managing Editor Katie Johns
Dec 5 2019
Hi,  If the headshot on this page doesn’t look familiar, you’d be correct. A lot of you don’t know me yet, so let me introduce myself. My name is…
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