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The tubes were used for the automated dewatering of a barge on the St. Croix River.
The tubes were used for the automated dewatering of a barge on the St. Croix River.
Jun 7 2019
Various agencies have discussed the possibility of using turbidity as an effluent standard for construction sites, but turbidity monitoring can be…
The first phase involved installing the storm underdrains and floodgate.
The first phase involved installing the storm underdrains and floodgate.
Jun 7 2019
Located in Hinsdale, Ill., just outside of Chicago, the Graue Mill Subdivision is home to more than 340 residences consisting of townhomes and…
 1	The system prevents large amounts of fugitive dust, dirt and debris from contaminating public streets and highways.
1 The system prevents large amounts of fugitive dust, dirt and debris from contaminating public streets and highways.
Jun 7 2019
Interstate 70 cuts through Denver and plays a major role as one of Colorado’s vital economic arteries. I-70 allows access to 1,200 businesses and the…
Jun 7 2019
After a summer monsoon devastated the city of El Paso, Texas, in 2006, the community needed help. El Paso lies on the tip of the Chihuahuan Desert.…
Jun 7 2019
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) spearheaded a culvert replacement project as part of a long-range federally mandated “fish…
Jun 7 2019
In the fall of 2018, the Ikea located in Richmond, BC, Canada, wanted to update its current rainwater harvesting technology. The original building in…
The underground storage tanks were placed in a grass-covered section of the backyard.
The underground storage tanks were placed in a grass-covered section of the backyard.
Jun 7 2019
Matthew and April Lowrance of Knoxville, Tenn., loved the idea of rainwater harvesting when they discovered it on Key Biscayne off the coast of Miami…
Lauren Baltas headshot
Lauren Baltas, managing editor of SWS.
Jun 7 2019
In April-Workplace Violence Awareness Month-SWS, together with sister publications Water & Wastes Digest and Water Quality Products, surveyed…
May 20 2019
In 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic coast—causing significant damage to coastal communities in many mid-Atlantic states. During the…
Mar 28 2019
Last July, after a sweltering stretch of triple-digit heat, I set out to explore a favorite tributary of the Rogue River in southern Oregon. Like…
Mar 28 2019
The Ohio Stormwater Conference has grown from 399 attendees to more than 970 in the past 11 years. The 2019 Ohio Stormwater Conference is an annual…
A 300-ft pipeline was installed below the South Haven Regional Airport’s main runway without impacting flight operations.
A 300-ft pipeline was installed below the South Haven Regional Airport’s main runway without impacting flight operations.
Mar 28 2019
When it was discovered that the 60-in.-diameter storm water drainage pipe under the South Haven Area Regional Airport’s (LWA) main runway and taxiway…
 A six-month regimen of mechanical disking and mowing, coupled with the application of non-selective herbicide and manual removal of invasive vegetation, helped restore native plants.
A six-month regimen of mechanical disking and mowing, coupled with the application of non-selective herbicide and manual removal of invasive vegetation, helped restore native plants.
Mar 28 2019
Like much of the central and southern coast of the U.S., Austin, Texas, is regularly exposed to powerful storms moving inland from the Gulf or…
Mar 28 2019
Once a sprawling 636-acre farm, the Spring Ridge Corporate Center now is a beacon of growth in the rural landscape of Berks County, Pa. It spurred…
The McCook Reservoir Stage I can hold 3.5 billion gal.
The McCook Reservoir Stage I can hold 3.5 billion gal.
Mar 28 2019
Improving water quality in area waterways and protecting homes and businesses from flooding are the two missions of the Metropolitan Water…
The material’s design can absorb up to 4,000 cu in. of water per hour.
The material’s design can absorb up to 4,000 cu in. of water per hour.
Mar 28 2019
Visitors from across the world come to watch as up to 8,400 gal of boiling water shoot an average of 140 ft into the sky roughly every 60 to 110…
Mar 28 2019
C+ The SWS City Report is a year-long project, where SWS and a small committee of industry professionals collaborate to assign grades to the storm…
Heather Schmidt
Heather Schmidt
Mar 28 2019
“Get the water off the streets!”  That was the rallying cry for storm water management through most of the 20th century and certainly the reason for…
Mar 28 2019
Since joining the SWS team as managing editor, one of my most valuable experiences has been connecting with women in the storm water and erosion…
Jan 28 2019
The state of Illinois’ floodplain regulations needed to be simpler to read, easier to understand and less bureaucratic to encourage sound floodplain…
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