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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.…
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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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Jul 8 2019
Communities across the U.S. face the challenge of effectively using taxpayer dollars to meet National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)…
The standard granule size of the media is 0.6 to 2 mm.
The standard granule size of the media is 0.6 to 2 mm.
Jul 2 2019
The process of galvanizing to prevent rust and increase the lifetime of steel was developed in France in 1837. Galvanized roofs are widely used on…
Jul 2 2019
During the early planning stages of a project, developers often question how much of their parcel needs to be designated for storm water management.…
Jul 2 2019
The city of Elgin, Ill., utilized “smart growth” initiatives to develop its Comprehensive Plan and Design Guidelines that would ensure growth that…
Jul 2 2019
The ponds and lakes around the greater Houston, Texas, area add a beautiful dimension to the communities and to the city as a whole. While these…
Jul 2 2019
Located 25 miles southwest of Charleston, S.C., Kiawah Island, S.C., is one of the most popular barrier island destinations along the Atlantic Ocean…
The application area withstood the storm event that followed.
The application area withstood the storm event that followed.
Jul 2 2019
In December 2017, the Thomas Fire ignited in Southern California and quickly expanded to become-at the time-the largest wildfire in modern California…
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Lauren Baltas, managing editor of SWS.
Jul 2 2019
“It's bad.”  My dad-a former farmer-lamented about the fields in our area. Typically, in Illinois, corn and soybeans are planted by May 15, at the…
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Kevin Bagnall, CEO of K.B. Ind. Inc.
Jun 7 2019
Storm water and erosion control infrastructure challenges are expensive, and are a considerable drain on government budgets and resources  worldwide…
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