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Sep 13 2017
We know that no matter the position they hold within the storm water and erosion control industry, our readers are always eager to further their…
Aug 10 2017
Cody A. Ross Studying the path water takes after a rainstorm can be crucial in understanding its movement through different types of soil and can…
Aug 10 2017
While news sources are not calling the recent extended levels of rainfall “El Niño,” it is apparent that in some regions of the Pacific, El Niño-like…
Aug 10 2017
In November 2016, voters in the state of California approved Proposition 64, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. This new legislation…
Aug 10 2017
In late summer and early fall, when many sweeping contractors are out mowing and landscaping, the need for street sweeping seems to lessen, except…
Aug 10 2017
Three storm water treatment devices were used at the Walgreens pharmacy.  The redevelopment of Olden Avenue in Ewing, N.J., has resulted in a number…
Aug 10 2017
The beaches of Los Angeles County, Calif., are some of the most recognizable and popular in the world. They feature cliffs, tide pools and marine…
Aug 10 2017
Woolpert and the city of Augusta conducted hands-on training of the new asset management system with storm water division employees. Augusta, Ga.,…
Aug 10 2017
Figure 1. Process for calculating pollutant control credits In late 2015, a new Municipal Stormwater Permit was issued for San Diego, Riverside and…
Aug 10 2017
After more than 40 years of research documenting detrimental effects of impervious surfaces on the environment and a decade of honing our…
Aug 10 2017
Using green infrastructure (GI) practices to treat runoff at its source while delivering environmental, social and economic benefits makes sense as…
Aug 9 2017
In 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) debunked the myth of the Pacific Garbage Patch, an alleged floating pile of…
Jul 10 2017
The western U.S. is home to approximately 160,000 abandoned mining sites with nearby contaminated soils. Jim Ippolito, associate professor of soil…
Jul 10 2017
Winemaking is inherently water-intensive. From growing grapes in the vineyard to washing barrels in the cellar, it is not uncommon for wineries to…
Jul 10 2017
The pipe manufacturer’s field service department provided support during installation and the grouting process. A coal-fired electric power-…
Jul 10 2017
The permeable pavement system can withstand the load of weekly grain shipments to the brewery. Craft beer is thriving in Michigan, with new breweries…
Jul 10 2017
Murphy Warehouse Co. in Minneapolis was facing costly capital improvements and potential disruption of its business. Escalating storm water fees were…
Jul 10 2017
Rainwater catchment systems are water collection systems that harvest rainwater at the first point of contact from rainfall. These systems can be…
Jul 10 2017
When television broadcasting stations and networks upgraded from black and white to color in the 1960s and 1970s, history was made. Three-dimensional…
Jul 10 2017
The lack of gutters and inlets contributes to the frequent issue of standing water in the roadways.  The retrofit of older subdivisions typically is…
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