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Jan 26 2018
This is my first editorial letter as managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, and it isn’t about me. When I wrote about the wildfires sweeping…
Dec 15 2017
The storm water and erosion control industry is not static. Storm Water Solutions (SWS) editors work to keep our readers informed on the latest…
Dec 5 2017
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) is thrilled to recognize noteworthy industry projects in its annual installment of its Top Storm Water & Erosion…
Dec 4 2017
Road and highway departments battle water runoff, which causes traffic issues and dangerous road conditions. Water can cause erosion of the…
Dec 4 2017
A golf course built more than 50 years ago has become the solution for flooding and drainage issues for the Clear Lake City Water Authority (CLCWA)…
Dec 4 2017
Harris County, Texas, is no stranger to floods. In 2001, Tropical Storm Allison dropped 40 in. of rain in the county in five days. The Memorial Day…
Dec 4 2017
Perhaps my most valuable lesson in communication came during my college senior design project. Everyone was looking forward to doing some real…
Dec 4 2017
Many of us enter the storm water field by chance. In 2010, I found myself in Southern California at the cusp of its overdue and expansive…
Dec 4 2017
The end of the year often is a good time for reflection and resolutions. It’s an opportune time to look at the past year and take inventory of what…
Oct 13 2017
In the early years of its permit history, the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Agency (AMAFCA) operated with a typical MS4 Phase I…
Oct 13 2017
When the San Francisco 49ers football team decided to build a new stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., there were many advantages to making the move. The…
Oct 13 2017
Students at Kenollie Public School in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, are looking forward to the next rain storm. Credit Valley Conservation (CVC)…
Oct 13 2017
San Marcos, a small city in the North County region of San Diego County, Calif., now stands out as a distinct, regionally identifiable city with its…
Oct 13 2017
Green infrastructure is an investment, and as with any investment, the parties involved get out of it what they put into it. The city of Columbus,…
Oct 13 2017
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is a designated Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System responsible for minimizing sediment-…
Oct 11 2017
The 2006 Pennsylvania Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Manual placed the commonwealth at the forefront of states addressing the adverse…
Oct 11 2017
Since late August 2017, all eyes have been on the southeastern and gulf coasts of the U.S. as two major hurricanes struck within a matter of days of…
Sep 13 2017
A260-acre site will be the home of a new FedEx Ground distribution center in Middletown, Conn. Manafort Brothers of Plainville, Conn., is the…
Sep 13 2017
The Otay River Pump Station (ORPS), which pumps 7 to 9 million gal per day (mgd) of raw sewage to the South Bay Water Reclamation Facility for water…
Sep 13 2017
The Spirit Mountain Recreation Area in Duluth, Minn., provides 175 acres for skiing and snowboarding. Spirit Mountain has its own snowmaking…
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