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The sweeper provides the county with double functionality when it comes to BMPs; in addition to street sweeping, it has catch basin cleaning capabilities.
The sweeper provides the county with double functionality when it comes to BMPs; in addition to street sweeping, it has catch basin cleaning capabilities.
Sep 6 2019
Communities across the U.S. face the challenge of effectively using taxpayer dollars to meet National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)…
The RECycler units automatically and continuously separate water from sludge. The cleaned water then is reused to clean the sewers on an average recycling rate of 96% of water used.
The RECycler units automatically and continuously separate water from sludge. The cleaned water then is reused to clean the sewers on an average recycling rate of 96% of water used.
Sep 6 2019
The responsibility to care for the environment and about water conservation falls to governments, companies, customers and consumers. In short,…
Sep 6 2019
In late 2016, designs for the former VF Outlet Center were unveiled. This project, costing more than $70 million in redevelopment, would affect a 34-…
Sep 6 2019
Approximately 30 miles northwest of Chicago, the village of Bartlett, Ill., purchased a Crosswind1 regenerative air sweeper—the single-engine…
As a developed site with impervious surfaces, the park-and-ride facility ensured its storm water runoff would be as clean as from an undeveloped site with its new storm water management system.
As a developed site with impervious surfaces, the park-and-ride facility ensured its storm water runoff would be as clean as from an undeveloped site with its new storm water management system.
Sep 6 2019
In Redmond, Wash., the new Overlake Village park-and-ride is getting a 10-ft-wide-by-36-ft-long-by-18-ft-deep StormCapture PV system with 65, 30-in.-…
The channel wall design was a stepped wall configuration that provides stream access during low flow times and stability during high flow events.
The channel wall design was a stepped wall configuration that provides stream access during low flow times and stability during high flow events.
Sep 6 2019
Retaining walls often are the structures of choice for many types of land and water control, as well as manipulation. They are a means to obtain or…
Sep 6 2019
The Greens Bayou watershed in north Harris County covers 212 sq miles, parts of Houston and Humble, Texas, and includes primary tributaries: Greens…
Sep 6 2019
Summer has come to a close, and school is back in session-for professionals and students alike. In the storm water and erosion control industry,…
Sep 3 2019
Laura Casset, P.E., CFM, CPESC, associate, floodplain management and project funding specialist for Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN), a…
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Marietta’s A7 Turbo from Schwarze Industries is the city’s preferred equipment for catch basin cleaning.
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Aug 19 2019
Situated along the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers, the small city of Marietta, Ohio focuses on reducing the sediment and debris that enter its waterways.…
Derek Berg is a regional regulatory director for Contech Engineered Solutions. Berg can be reached at dberg@conteches.com.
Derek Berg is a regional regulatory director for Contech Engineered Solution.
Aug 7 2019
In the nearly 20 years that I have spent immersed in storm water management, I have pondered many head-scratchers; the proliferation of flawed…
The city of Carmel’s infrastructure program includes high-resolution aerial imagery to monitor storm water infrastructure.
The city of Carmel’s infrastructure program includes high-resolution aerial imagery to monitor storm water infrastructure.
Aug 7 2019
A suburb of Indianapolis, the city of Carmel, Ind., is home to the Meridian Corporate Corridor (U.S. 31), which has Indiana’s second-highest…
The outflow culvert suffered significant damage due to heavy rains and hillside collapse. This resulted in compromised water flow and stagnated water at the culvert mouth.
The outflow culvert suffered significant damage due to heavy rains and hillside collapse. This resulted in compromised water flow and stagnated water at the culvert mouth.
Aug 7 2019
Swarms of mosquitoes near a retention pond adjacent to a big-box retail center were the first indication that the area was suffering from significant…
Construction on the project began in September 2018 and is nearing completion.
Construction on the project began in September 2018 and is nearing completion.
Aug 6 2019
The Ohio River stretches from Pittsburgh to its confluence with the Mississippi River at Cairo, Ill., a distance of 891 miles. It drains more than 12…
Aug 6 2019
Lynchburg, Va., uses a combined sewer system that carries both sanitary sewer flow and storm water to the Lynchburg Regional Wastewater Treatment…
The complete GCCM layout over the drainage base featured shingling of the seams in the direction of flow.
The complete GCCM layout over the drainage base featured shingling of the seams in the direction of flow.
Aug 6 2019
A part of Caltrans Highway 1, or the Pacific Coast Highway, located in Big Sur, Monterey County, Calif., has been closed for an extended period of…
The 1-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project implemented features to better manage runoff and protect the Scioto River
The 1-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project implemented features to better manage runoff and protect the Scioto River.
Aug 6 2019
The I-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project is a multi-phase roadway improvement conducted by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). Many factors…
Heidi Natura is founder & partner of Living Habitats
Heidi Natura is founder & partner of Living Habitats.
Aug 6 2019
Beyond the ways plants sustain humans directly, they also offer many other benefits, including creating a beautiful and stable environment.…
Lauren Baltas headshot
Lauren Baltas, managing editor of SWS.
Aug 6 2019
Last year, we talked about Cape Town, South Africa, and the words “Day Zero” were top of mind. This year, a similar story is being told of Chennai,…
Jul 30 2019
CoreSite Realty Corp. is expanding its presence in downtown Chicago. The new CH2 enterprise-class data center will be located one mile from its…
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