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Golf course redesigned for storm water and flood control
Golf course redesigned for storm water and flood control
Oct 29 2018
Denver Public Works announced plans to redesign the City Park Golf Course to mitigate flood risks in the north Denver neighborhoods of Cole, Clayton…
EU bans single-use plastics and encourages protecting storm water quality
EU bans single-use plastics and encourages protecting storm water quality
Oct 29 2018
The European Parliament approved a ban on single-use plastics in Europe by 2021. The proposal was overwhelmingly approved on a vote of 571 to 53 and…
Hawaii shipyard agrees to limit storm water runoff pollution
Hawaii shipyard agrees to limit storm water runoff pollution
Oct 26 2018
The U.S. EPA reached an agreement with Keehi Marine Inc. to reduce pollution in its storm water discharges to Keehi Lagoon in Honolulu, Hawaii, and…
Super Typhoon Yutu hits the Northern Mariana Islands
Super Typhoon Yutu hits the Northern Mariana Islands
Oct 25 2018
Super Typhoon Yutu hit the Northern Mariana Islands in the west Pacific Ocean as a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of approximately 180…
New report investigates the state of U.S. water infrastructure
New report investigates the state of U.S. water infrastructure
Oct 25 2018
RAND Corp. released a report on U.S. water and transportation infrastructure entitled, “Not Everything is Broken: The Future of U.S. Transportation…
Hurricane Willa makes landfall bringing heavy rains and storm surges
Hurricane Willa makes landfall bringing heavy rains and storm surges
Oct 24 2018
On Oct. 23, Hurricane Willa made landfall in Isla del Bosque, Mexico, as a Category 3 storm with maximum winds of 120 mph. The storm has been…
USACE begins sediment removal at a San Diego beach
USACE begins sediment removal at a San Diego beach
Oct 23 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has begun dredging a sand bar at the entrance to the Oceanside Harbor in San Diego. The project was delayed…
Redding, Calif., provides erosion control supplies
Redding, Calif., provides erosion control supplies
Oct 22 2018
In Redding, Calif., the city of Redding, Shasta County and local organizations provided free erosion control supplies to residents impacted by the…
Austin, Texas, under drinking water advisory due to flooding
Austin, Texas, under drinking water advisory due to flooding
Oct 22 2018
The Austin, Texas, water utility has issued a city-wide boil water notice, following flooding in central Texas that caused water supply lakes to be…
Industry news week 10/21/18 for the storm water and erosion control industries
Industry news week 10/21/18 for the storm water and erosion control industries
Oct 19 2018
Hydrotech Releases Garden Roof Planning Guide American Hydrotech announced the availability of the fourth edition of the company’s Garden Roof…
Boston proposes green flood control plan
Boston proposes green flood control plan
Oct 18 2018
On Oct. 17, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh released the Resilient Boston Harbor Plan, which aims to protect Boston from rising sea levels and floods.…
States reach agreement on drought contingency plan
States reach agreement on drought contingency plan
Oct 18 2018
Seven states in the U.S. Southwest have come to a tentative agreement on a Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan to protect the Colorado River.…
Rainwater harvesting system installed at Canadian university
Rainwater harvesting system installed at Canadian university
Oct 17 2018
Concordia University in Montreal, QC, Canada, has begun harvesting rainwater to irrigate grounds at the university’s Loyola campus. The university…
Texas floods trigger bridge collapse
Texas floods trigger bridge collapse
Oct 17 2018
On Oct. 16, the 2900 bridge over the Llano River in Kingsland, Texas, collapsed due to flooding. Several days of heavy rainfall led up to the…
Foxconn faces fines over lack of sediment controls
Foxconn faces fines over lack of sediment controls
Oct 16 2018
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fined Foxconn Technology Group $1,159.50 for flooding and sediment-laden storm water that…
Former golf course becomes storm water drainage amenity
Former golf course becomes storm water drainage amenity
Oct 15 2018
Construction has begun on the Timber Oaks Retention Facility Project in Port Richey, Fla. The project aims to repurpose a 78-acre golf course into a…
WEFTEC18 special episode of Talking Under Water podcast
WEFTEC18 special episode of Talking Under Water podcast
Oct 12 2018
In this special episode of Talking Under Water: One Water, One Podcast, hosts Water Quality Products Managing Editor Amy McIntosh, Storm Water…
Hurricane Michael brings flooding and destruction
Photo courtesy of the Florida National Guard
Oct 12 2018
Updated Oct. 17, 9:00 a.m. Tropical Storm Michael has moved northeast towards the Atlantic Ocean and the recovery efforts from the storm are underway…
MWRD completes flood control project in Flossmoor, Ill., flood control project
MWRD completes flood control project in Flossmoor, Ill., flood control project
Oct 12 2018
On Oct. 11, officials gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the Cherry Creek East Branch flood control project in…
Water Council launches water industry solution challenge
Water Council launches water industry solution challenge
Oct 11 2018
The Water Council announced the launch of its new Tech Challenge program, a series of global competitions to identify freshwater technologies and…
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