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Dec 3 2018
When selecting green infrastructure (GI) practices, the more burdensome task of maintenance often is not considered. Premature bypass, delayed drain…
This stretch of highway is most vulnerable to short-term failure due to sea level rise.
This stretch of highway is most vulnerable to short-term failure due to sea level rise.
Dec 3 2018
California is among a handful of coastal states where the department of transportation is actively seeking adaptive strategies for shoreline…
The Nature Discovery Center provides a space for locals to experience and learn about nature.
The Nature Discovery Center provides a space for locals to experience and learn about nature.
Dec 3 2018
Houston’s Nature Discovery Center is a 4-acre park that offers a green oasis in the vast urban expanse of Houston-the fourth most populous city in…
The Spring Lake Improvement District received approximately $1.7 million to improve the capture and treatment of storm water.
The Spring Lake Improvement District received approximately $1.7 million to improve the capture and treatment of storm water
Dec 3 2018
In Sebring, Fla., the Spring Lake Improvement District’s new lake-wetland marsh system expanded the district’s storage capacity and treatment of its…
Dec 3 2018
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) is delighted to honor outstanding industry projects in the annual Top Storm Water & Erosion Control Projects awards…
Dec 3 2018
The storm was a one-in-10-year event, and it could not have come at a worse time. In late 2017, oyster growers in the Pittwater region of Tasmania…
Dec 3 2018
“Climbing!”  This simple safety command signals that a rock climber has started climbing a route. It’s also how I’m starting this editor’s note. I’ve…
Sep 26 2018
In response to an executive order by President Donald Trump, the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Department of the Army formally suspended the Obama-era…
The surface was restored prior to installation by removing rocks and smoothing out the area.
The surface was restored prior to installation by removing rocks and smoothing out the area.
Sep 26 2018
In September 2015, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) found that flood flows were causing erosion of the foundation slope near the columns…
Each clarifier can treat 83.3 mgd.
Each clarifier can treat 83.3 mgd.
Sep 26 2018
In the early morning April 15, 2018, a strong line of storms dropped 2 to 3 in. of rain on the the Washington, D.C., area. Just a few hours later,…
The new retaining wall stabilized the stream to withstand water flow.
The new retaining wall stabilized the stream to withstand water flow.
Sep 26 2018
Retaining walls often are the structures of choice for many types of land and water control and manipulation, as they are a means to obtain or…
The system allows the basin to capture approximately 70,000 gal of runoff during a typical rainfall event.
The system allows the basin to capture approximately 70,000 gal of runoff during a typical rainfall event.
Sep 26 2018
Combined sewer systems (CSS) exist in as many as 860 communities across the nation, and these aging sewer systems account for an estimated 850…
If implemented correctly, bioretention areas will reduce runoff and provide water quality improvements
If implemented correctly, bioretention areas will reduce runoff and provide water quality improvements
Sep 26 2018
Bioretention systems are a common type of low impact development (LID) system installed in many municipalities in Connecticut. They are simple to…
Low impact development meets storm water management goals
Low impact development meets storm water management goals
Sep 26 2018
In 2015, Prince George’s County, Md., pursued a community-based public-private partnership (CBP3) model developed by the U.S. EPA Region 3, and…
Sep 26 2018
Let’s talk about climate change. If you’re like me, the idea of climate change sits quietly at the back of your mind. It blooms larger when certain…
Sep 6 2018
After Hurricane Sandy swept through the Atlantic coast in 2012, there was significant damage from flooding. A Brooklyn, N.Y., luxury car dealership…
Sep 6 2018
Much of the pollution in the nation’s waterways comes from everyday materials, such as fertilizers, pesticides, motor oil and household chemicals.…
Sep 6 2018
The El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in Irvine, Calif., was built in 1942. To build the runway and roadways to aid base operations, a mixed open…
Sep 6 2018
With nearly 10 million people living in Los Angeles County, each resident's contribution to storm water trash pollution adds up quickly and creates…
Sep 6 2018
On Feb. 10, 2018, at a large Midwestern city’s wastewater treatment plant on the Great Lakes, operators noticed what appeared to be wastewater coming…
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