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Michael continues to move northeast, brining flood risk
Michael continues to move northeast, brining flood risk
Oct 11 2018
Hurricane Michael has been downgraded to a tropical storm and continues to move northeast over the Carolinas. The powerful storm continues to cause…
America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 passes Congress
America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 passes Congress
Oct 11 2018
Congress has approved America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, a bill set to provide more than $6 billion in funding for water infrastructure…
Hurricane Michael makes landfall
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Oct 10 2018
Hurricane Michael has made landfall as a Category 4 storm near Mexico Beach, Fla. The storm brings with it life-threatening storm surges, heavy…
Hurricane Michael may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, bringing floods
Hurricane Michael may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, bringing floods
Oct 10 2018
Updated Oct. 10, 1:12 p.m. Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. Life-threatening storm…
Detroit team wins smart water challenge for storm water solution
Detroit team wins smart water challenge for storm water solution
Oct 10 2018
A team from the Great Lakes Water Authority and the University of Michigan won the first-ever Intelligent Water Systems Challenge for using data…
Milwaukee adopts green infrastructure plan for storm water management
Milwaukee adopts green infrastructure plan for storm water management
Oct 9 2018
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced the new Green Infrastructure Plan Framework to add green space to streets, schools and parking lots throughout…
Hurricane Michael strengthens, brining flood risk
Hurricane Michael strengthens, brining flood risk
Oct 9 2018
Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a Category 2 storm and is expected to make landfall on Florida’s Panhandle by the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct.…
Hurricane Michael may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, bringing floods
Hurricane Michael may hit U.S. Gulf Coast, bringing floods
Oct 8 2018
Tropical Storm Michael has strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane and is forecast to hit the U.S. Gulf Coast Wednesday, Oct. 10. The storm, 50 miles…
New York beings dredging Susquehanna River sediment
New York beings dredging Susquehanna River sediment
Oct 5 2018
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) began dredging polluted sediments from the Susquehanna River in Binghamton, N.Y. The…
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Oct 5 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with J.G. MacLellan Concrete Co., that resolves alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. MacLellan, which…
Mapping tool helps flood relief effort post-Florence
Mapping tool helps flood relief effort post-Florence
Oct 4 2018
Following Hurricane Florence, residents and emergency response professionals seeking flood-free roadways utilized flood mapping technology to…
Oct 4 2018
In the fifth episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, your hosts Bob Crossen, Amy McIntosh and Lauren Baltas review recent news items…
Flooding in Phoenix, Ariz., due to Tropical Storm Rosa
Flooding in Phoenix, Ariz., due to Tropical Storm Rosa
Oct 3 2018
On Oct. 2, remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa brought record rainfall and flash floods to Phoenix, Ariz. The National Weather Service recorded 2.35 in.…
Vermont environmental groups work to improve soil stabilization at Lake Iroquois
Vermont environmental groups work to improve soil stabilization at Lake Iroquois
Oct 3 2018
The Lake Iroquois Assn., the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps. partnered to restore the Lake…
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Sep 27 2018
Merlin Entertainment, the parent company of Legoland, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reached a consent order…
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins San Jacinto River sediment removal project
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins San Jacinto River sediment removal project
Sep 27 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began dredging the west fork of the San Jacinto River to remove sediment deposited by Hurricane Harvey. The…
PennDOT resolves storm water runoff violations
PennDOT resolves storm water runoff violations
Sep 26 2018
The U.S. EPA and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) agreed to settle a multi-site construction-related storm water case. The…
Researchers develop sand that targets storm water pollutants
Researchers develop sand that targets storm water pollutants
Sep 26 2018
Engineers from University of California, Berkeley, have developed a mineral-coated sand that targets pollutants in storm water. The coated sand is…
Hurricane Florence recovery efforts underway as more flooding expected
Hurricane Florence recovery efforts underway as more flooding expected
Sep 26 2018
As North Carolina has begun the recovery process from Hurricane Florence—which made landfall on the East Coast Sept. 14—South Carolina continues to…
South Florida beaches receive erosion control aid post-Irma
South Florida beaches receive erosion control aid post-Irma
Sep 25 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) approved plans to spend $9.7 million for beach restoration in south Broward County, Fla., in areas that…
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