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Value of Water Campaign releases progress report
Value of Water Campaign releases progress report
Feb 13 2019
The Value of Water Campaign released a three-year progress report. The campaign is a collaboration between water industry leaders and policy groups…
Students work to renovate campus rain garden to filter storm water runoff
Students work to renovate campus rain garden to filter storm water runoff
Feb 12 2019
The Youngstown, Ohio, Environmental Sustainability Society and students have begun renovating a rain garden at Youngstown State University. The empty…
Study explores permafrost coastal erosion in Alaska
Study explores permafrost coastal erosion in Alaska
Feb 11 2019
A new study by researchers from Pennsylvania State University explored permafrost coastal erosion in the Arctic. The study, funded by a four-year…
EPA increases investment in aging water infrastructure
EPA increases investment in aging water infrastructure
Feb 11 2019
The U.S. EPA announced it is accelerating investment in the nation’s aging water infrastructure in support of President Donald J. Trump’s…
Mexico Beach, Fla., works on eroded highway following Hurricane Michael
Mexico Beach, Fla., works on eroded highway following Hurricane Michael
Feb 8 2019
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced that work is expected to begin this month to repair an eroded stretch of U.S. 98 through…
Opera recalls historic Midwest flood and the flood control laws that followed
Opera recalls historic Midwest flood and the flood control laws that followed
Feb 8 2019
A new opera, called “The Flood,” recalls the Great Flood of 1913 that struck the Midwest, claimed hundreds of lives and triggered major flood control…
Naples Bay restoration project wins award for living shoreline and wetland restoration
Naples Bay restoration project wins award for living shoreline and wetland restoration
Feb 7 2019
The Naples Bay Restoration and Water Quality Improvements at the Cove Project in Naples, Fla., has received the Envision Silver award for sustainable…
Staten Island, N.Y., embarks on $28 million flood control project with new best management practices
Staten Island, N.Y., embarks on $28 million flood control project with new best management practices
Feb 6 2019
The New York Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced that construction has begun on a…
Southern California faces flooding in burn zones
Southern California faces flooding in burn zones
Feb 4 2019
Following a week of record cold temperatures across the county, Southern California was hit by a storm that flooded highways and forced evacuations…
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Feb 4 2019
On Jan. 31, Arizona agreed to join six other states and Mexico in the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan. The decision was announced the day of…
MWRDGC releases advice for flood control ahead of potential winter snow melt
MWRDGC releases advice for flood control ahead of potential winter snow melt
Feb 1 2019
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) released advice for municipalities and residents on how to prevent winter…
EPA settles with pipelines over Clean Water Act violations related to corroding pipes
EPA settles with pipelines over Clean Water Act violations related to corroding pipes
Feb 1 2019
In a joint federal-state Clean Water Act enforcement action, Sunoco Pipeline L.P. has agreed to pay civil penalties and state enforcement costs and…
Feb 1 2019
Hobas Pipe Announces Promotion Hobas Pipe USA announced the promotion of Rene R. Garcia, P.E. to vice president of Engineering in their Houston…
Crews work to clear debris from collapsed storm drain and prevent flooding
Crews work to clear debris from collapsed storm drain and prevent flooding
Jan 31 2019
Orange County, Calif., Public Works crews began work to clear debris from a 100-ft-long sinkhole in La Habra, Calif., caused by a collapsed…
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…
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