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Palo Alto, Calif., completes major flood control project
Palo Alto, Calif., completes major flood control project
Dec 18 2018
The San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority announced the completion of the first phase of the San Francisquito Creek flood protection project…
Mentor, Ohio, seeks Lake Erie erosion control
Mentor, Ohio, seeks Lake Erie erosion control
Dec 18 2018
The city of Mentor, Ohio, has begun work on a $368,000 retaining wall along Mentor Beach Park. The project has been labeled an emergency by the city…
Naples, Fla., plans to remove storm water outfalls along beaches
Naples, Fla., plans to remove storm water outfalls along beaches
Dec 17 2018
The city of Naples, Fla., announced plans to remove storm water outfalls from the city’s beaches. The approved plan will remove the six southernmost…
EPA settles with Utah developers over wetland damages
EPA settles with Utah developers over wetland damages
Dec 14 2018
The U.S. EPA has reached an agreement with the Saratoga Springs Owners Assn. Inc. and Cross Marine Projects Inc. resolving alleged unpermitted dredge…
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Dec 13 2018
Congress approved the $867 million 2018 Farm Bill with bipartisan support. The bill has been applauded by environmental groups for its water…
Chattanooga, Tenn., considers storm water regulations for developers
Chattanooga, Tenn., considers storm water regulations for developers
Dec 13 2018
Chattanooga, Tenn., city planning staff have proposed guidelines aimed at addressing overdevelopment, as well as storm water runoff and erosion…
New Jersey proposes new storm water management rules that stress green infrastructure
New Jersey proposes new storm water management rules that stress green infrastructure
Dec 12 2018
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) proposed amendments, repeals and new rules to the state’s storm water management rules, N…
EPA proposes revision to the waters of the US rule
EPA proposes revision to the waters of the US rule
Dec 12 2018
On Dec. 11, the U.S. EPA and the Department of the Army proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States,” or WOTUS. The proposed definition…
California beach installs erosion control barrier
California beach installs erosion control barrier ahead of storm
Dec 11 2018
Orange County Public Works installed more than 1,000 tons of rocks as a temporary erosion barrier on Capistrano Beach in Dana Point, Calif. The…
Southeast experiences floods following Winter Storm Diego
Southeast experiences floods following Winter Storm Diego
Dec 10 2018
Winter Storm Diego brought heavy rainfall and flooding to parts of the Southeast over the weekend. The winter storm caused flash floods throughout…
Dec 7 2018
On Dec. 6, Southern California faced a winter storm that brought several inches of snow and rain, as well as mudslides forcing mandatory evacuations…
Dec 7 2018
Tank Holding Acquires Buschman Water Tank Line Tank Holding Corp. has acquired Bushman USA’s water tank product line, and all the related assets,…
Scientists map flood control in Iowa Great Lakes
Scientists map flood control in Iowa Great Lakes
Dec 6 2018
A team of scientists from University of Iowa have begun using computer models to monitor flood control in the Iowa Great Lakes, particularly the…
Sand mattress successfully combats erosion in Hawaii
Sand mattress successfully combats erosion in Hawaii
Dec 5 2018
A $3,000 sand mattress installed along Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, has proved successful at preventing beach erosion. One year after…
Tourists trigger water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Tourists trigger water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Dec 5 2018
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands have appealed to the central Thai government to help manage a shortage of clean drinking water across the popular tourist…
Pipeline faces sediment control violations
Pipeline faces sediment control violations
Dec 4 2018
Columbia Gas Transmission has been fined $122,350 by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a lack of sediment and…
Dec 4 2018
Two renewable material providers, Stora Enso and startup Sulapac, collaborated to develop renewable and biodegradable straws. Traditional plastics…
New storm water plan proposed in Missouri town
New storm water plan proposed in Missouri town
Dec 3 2018
The Columbia, Mo., city council is considering a 20-year plan that would dictate how the city manages storm water and wastewater. If approved, the…
Nov 30 2018
A storm triggered flash flooding in areas affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California. According to officials, the storm caused trees to fall …
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, cleared to begin flood control project
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, cleared to begin flood control project
Nov 30 2018
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, city officials and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced a project partnership agreement for a flood protection…
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