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Dec 5 2019
Diane Smith, the president of East Coast Erosion Control Blankets LLC, recently attended several regional trade shows and noticed storm water…
Oct 29 2019
Interested in sharing your expertise with over 80,000 engineers, manufacturers, single-family builders, landscape architects, remodelers and other…
Oct 25 2019
Contech’s Cascade Separator Receives New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Certification Contech Engineered Solutions announced…
Oct 18 2019
CULTEC Moves Leadership to Second Generation President Bob DiTullio Jr.  For over 30 years, Bob DiTullio Sr. has run his family business CULTEC,…
Major storms resulted in a blockage of Oyster Lake’s outfall, and urban growth along Highway 30A added strain on its overall health.
Major storms resulted in a blockage of Oyster Lake’s outfall, and urban growth along Highway 30A added strain on its overall health.
Oct 7 2019
Coastal dune lakes are freshwater lakes located within two miles of an ocean coastline. These ecosystems are only found in a handful of locations…
This article provides an overview of the considerations water quality managers should make when implementing BMPs and suggests maintenance frequencies often require fine-tuning to ensure BMP functionality.
This article provides an overview of the considerations water quality managers should make when implementing BMPs and suggests maintenance frequencies often require fine-tuning to ensure BMP functionality.
Oct 7 2019
Water quality managers may be implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) using both administrative and structural controls, yet the water quality…
Oct 3 2019
Storm water management regulation is being modernized in Canada to deal with some of the issues created by increased urbanization. Storm water…
Oct 3 2019
A decision by the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Agency (AMAFCA) to upgrade to a real-time monitoring solution has led to more…
A residue disposal area failed at a paper mill in Brazil.
A residue disposal area failed at a paper mill in Brazil.
Oct 3 2019
Economic pressures, public desire for aesthetic green solutions and the increasing trend towards climate extremes are all factors in the growing need…
The portion in red represents the area tributary.
The portion in red represents the area tributary.
Oct 2 2019
In an effort to combat the complexity of storm water quality treatment and compliance with local, state and federal regulations,  Culver City, Wash…
Former Managing Editor Lauren Baltas
Former Managing Editor Lauren Baltas
Oct 2 2019
Over the past two years, I have watched the storm water and erosion control industry ebb and flow as it grows in size and importance. In the spirit…
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Oct 1 2019
The town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, relies on the Sheep River to provide drinking water for its nearly 30,000 residents, and so they remain…
 The ground reinforcement mesh is designed to protect, reinforce and stabilize the ground against damage caused by traffic—pedestrian and vehicular—water and erosion.
The ground reinforce- ment mesh is designed to protect, reinforce and stabilize the ground against damage caused by traffic—pedestrian and vehicular—water and erosion.
Sep 10 2019
The University of Hawaii in Honolulu's Andrews Amphitheater called for a project to reinforce its high-traffic grass area. The grass was damaged and…
After a pair of CMP Culverts was found to be deteriorating, Wilson & Co. recommended utilizing centrifugally cast concrete pipe culverts.
After a pair of CMP Culverts was found to be deteriorating, Wilson & Co. recommended utilizing a centrifugally cast concrete pipe.
Sep 10 2019
Aware of aging and deteriorating infrastructure, the city of Aurora, Colo., contracted with Wilson & Co. Inc. Eng. & Architects to conduct a…
The duckbill valve is widely used as a backflow device whenever there is a concern of possible backflow up a stream channel.
The duckbill valve is widely used as a backflow device whenever there is a concern of possible backflow up a stream channel.
Sep 10 2019
The people of Sydney, NS, Canada, are now able to enjoy more of their downtown because remediation of the Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens is complete. The…
Collected data has enabled county person- nel to locate a 1-mile-long stretch of pipe expe- riencing heavy infiltration
Collected data has enabled county person- nel to locate a 1-mile-long stretch of pipe expe- riencing heavy infiltration
Sep 9 2019
When clean water infiltrates sewer pipes, the source can be tough to discern, especially in older systems susceptible to storm water and groundwater…
The system is a mechanical, trenchless remediation technology for leaking pipe joints.
The system is a mechanical, trenchless remediation technology for leaking pipe joints.
Sep 9 2019
In May 2017, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) discovered pavement failures in the westbound lane of I-94 in New Buffalo, Mich., near…
One method of educating the public on the pollution in waterways comes in form of placing educational messages on the storm drain inlet.
One method of educating the public on the pollution in waterways comes in form of placing educational messages on the storm drain inlet.
Sep 9 2019
Much of the pollution in our nation’s waterways comes from everyday materials like fertilizers, pesticides, motor oil and household chemicals.…
Best Management Products Inc. (BMP) has been developing a method to reduce turbulence and velocity inside a storm water structure with a sump.
Best Management Products Inc. (BMP) has been developing a method to reduce turbulence and velocity inside a storm water structure with a sump.
Sep 9 2019
Space is a premium for most storm water designers, so getting the highest pollutant removal with the least amount of constructed area is desirable.…
The 172,000-sq-ft parking area added 58,000 cu ft of storm water storage capacity to the site by elimi- nating the separate detention ponds and providing detention capacity in the cross section.
The 172,000-sq-ft parking area added 58,000 cu ft of storm water storage capacity to the site by elimi- nating the separate detention ponds and providing detention capacity in the cross section.
Sep 9 2019
The North Houston Bike Park had two big problems. As North America’s largest BMX bike complex, it will be the site of the pre-2020 Olympics UCI BMX…
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