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Indonesian island faces severe floods and landslides
Indonesian island faces severe floods and landslides
Jan 30 2019
At least 70 people have died on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi due to severe floods and landslides. Nearly 9,500 people are taking refuge…
Jan 30 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced an agreement with Dominion Energy to recycle or store in lined landfilled 27 million cu yards of coal ash…
New York bluff to build retaining wall for erosion control
New York bluff to build retaining wall for erosion control
Jan 29 2019
Smithtown, N.Y., revealed plans to install a retaining wall at the Kings Park Bluff to stop erosion and protect a popular boardwalk. The bluff…
Ohio sewer district proposes flood control solutions
Ohio sewer district proposes flood control solutions
Jan 28 2019
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) proposed two potential solutions to alleviate flooding issues along Big Creek Parkway in…
USACE embarks on sediment control project in Lake Pepin, Minn.
USACE embarks on sediment control project in Lake Pepin, Minn.
Jan 25 2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposed a pilot project to use sediment dredged from the Mississippi River to build several islands near…
Louisiana governor provides funds for coastal erosion projects
Louisiana governor provides funds for coastal erosion projects
Jan 24 2019
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced $300 million in funding will go towards coastal protection projects over the next three years. The coastal…
Jan 23 2019
The Holyoke, Mass., city council approved a $8.9 million bond for the Jackson Street Area Sewer Separation Project to minimize combined sewer…
Jan 23 2019
A new study by researchers from the University of Padua in Padua, Italy, found that Prosecco vineyards in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy are…
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Jan 22 2019
Aquaoso Technologies, PBC, officially launched a free digital water map of California water districts, GSAs and groundwater basin priority levels.…
Ohio releases coastal erosion control map
Ohio releases coastal erosion control map
Jan 22 2019
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) released the final version of the Lake Erie Coastal Erosion Area Maps. The maps will be used to…
Oyster restoration initiative aims to improve storm water quality in New York Harbor
Oyster restoration initiative aims to improve storm water quality in New York Harbor
Jan 21 2019
The Billion Oyster Project has restored approximately 30 million oysters to the New York Harbor since the project’s inception in 2014. The nonprofit…
MWRDGC a new president for the Chicago storm water and wastewater management organization
MWRDGC a new president for the Chicago storm water and wastewater management organization
Jan 18 2019
Cultec Announces Design Change Cultec announced announced a design change to their plastic storm water and septic chambers that will allow for…
Porous Pavement Inc. makes milestone in recycled tires used for storm water management
Porous Pavement Inc. makes milestone in recycled tires used for storm water management
Jan 18 2019
On Jan. 17, Porous Pave Inc. announced that they surpassed 13 million lb of recycled rubber used in installations of its permeable paving material.…
Minnesota counties collaborate on watershed and storm water runoff improvements
Minnesota counties collaborate on watershed and storm water runoff improvements
Jan 17 2019
Six southwest Minnesota counties released a draft of the Missouri River One Watershed, One Plan (1W1P) for a 60-day review and comment period. The…
President Trump has signed the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act
President Trump has signed the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act
Jan 16 2019
On Jan. 14, President Donald J. Trump signed the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act into law. The bill codifies the U.S. EPA’s Integrated Planning…
DC Water announced the Anacostia River Tunnel has been improving storm water quality in the watershed
DC Water announced the Anacostia River Tunnel has been improving storm water quality in the watershed
Jan 16 2019
The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) announced that the Anacostia River Tunnel kept more than 4.5 billion gal of combined…
New Hampshire company reaches settlement over storm water pollution
New Hampshire company reaches settlement over storm water pollution
Jan 15 2019
On Jan. 11, the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) reached a settlement with Pease Development Authority requiring the company to cleanup water…
Water groups write to Congress requesting water infrastructure and storm water funds
Water groups write to Congress requesting water infrastructure and storm water funds
Jan 14 2019
On Jan. 10, a coalition of 91 national, state and local water organizations sent a letter to Congress urging water infrastructure funding. The letter…
Minnesota car wash to combine rainwater harvesting and water reuse
Minnesota car wash to combine rainwater harvesting and water reuse
Jan 14 2019
A new car wash under construction in New Hope, Minn., revealed plans to combine rainwater harvesting with water reuse, making it the first car wash…
Jan 11 2019
Stantec Expands North Carolina Team Global engineering, architecture, and consulting firm Stantec welcomes two professional engineers to its growing…
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