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Pumping solution brings flood control to Malaysia
Pumping solution brings flood control to Malaysia
Nov 29 2018
Pump manufacturer Grundfos launched a pumping solution in Malaysia to help meet its growing flood management needs. Serving Malaysia’s water…
Sediment control plan underway in Tucson, Ariz.
Sediment control plan underway in Tucson, Ariz.
Nov 29 2018
The Pima County Regional Flood Control District announced plans to remove approximately 150,000 cu yards of sediment from the bed of the Santa Cruz…
San Diego reaches agreement to improve storm water infrastructure
San Diego reaches agreement to improve storm water infrastructure
Nov 28 2018
Updated Nov. 30, 2018 The city of San Diego has reached an agreement with two local nonprofits, San Diego Coastkeeper and the Coastal Environmental…
Scientists use drone to monitor floodwaters
Scientists use drone to monitor floodwaters
Nov 28 2018
Scientists from Duke University have begun using autonomous boats and drones to survey and sample floodwaters in difficult to reach locations. The…
Sediment control problems in Timberlake, Va.
Sediment control problems in Timberlake, Va.
Nov 27 2018
Timberlake, Va., residents have advocated for the creation of a local watershed improvement district in order to dredge Timber Lake, which has…
Cranberry farms work to combat coastal erosion
Cranberry farms work to combat coastal erosion
Nov 26 2018
Cranberry farmers in North Cove, Wash., have begun using dynamic revetments to protect coastal shorelines and cranberry bogs from saltwater…
Study investigates sediment pollution in Lake Mead
Study investigates sediment pollution in Lake Mead
Nov 26 2018
The Utah Division of Water Quality, U.S. Geological Society, National Park Service and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation launched a study to determine the…
Houston flood education program receives grant
Houston flood education program receives grant
Nov 22 2018
The U.S. EPA selected the National Wildlife Federation’s Resilience Ambassadors Program in Houston as one of 37 organizations to receive funding…
Flood control work begins in Chicago suburb
Flood control work begins in Chicago suburb
Nov 21 2018
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) began construction on a $7.6 million flood control project on Natalie Creek…
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan
Nov 20 2018
Following a recent city-wide boil water notice in Austin, Texas, due to flooding that filled water supply lakes with sediment, the city has released…
Milwaukee flood control project protects riverbed
Milwaukee flood control project protects riverbed
Nov 20 2018
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) has begun construction on a $300 million flood management plan for the Kinnickinnic River and its…
Second annual Storm Water Solutions Conference a success
Second annual Storm Water Solutions Conference a success
Nov 19 2018
The second annual Storm Water Solutions (SWS) Conference & Exhibition brought together industry leaders from across the storm water and erosion…
Lake Erie beach erosion following severe storms
Lake Erie beach erosion following severe storms
Nov 16 2018
A series of storms since late October has led to severe sand erosion at Presque Isle State Park in Erie County, Pa. The park is expected to receive $…
West Virginia University receives funds to study wetlands and storm water benefits
West Virginia University receives funds to study wetlands and storm water benefits
Nov 14 2018
The U.S. EPA awarded $659,541 to West Virginia University (WVU) to develop wetlands water quality regulatory guidance for the state of West Virginia…
Egypt and Senegal receive equipment for soil erosion monitoring
Egypt and Senegal receive equipment for soil erosion monitoring
Nov 13 2018
Through the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) technical cooperation program in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of…
Wildfires bring threat of erosion
Wildfires bring threat of erosion
Nov 12 2018
Active wildfires across California have claimed 31 lives and forced more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes. Much of the state remains under…
Volcano-related erosion control work approved to minimize flooding
Volcano-related erosion control work approved to minimize flooding
Nov 12 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) finalized plans to control volcanic sediment from the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens located in Skamania…
EPA invites projects to apply for storm water water infrastructure funds
EPA invites projects to apply for storm water water infrastructure funds
Nov 9 2018
The U.S. EPA invited 39 projects in 16 states and D.C. to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. Together, the…
Nov 8 2018
FINN Announces New Dealer FINN Corp. announced that Dobbs Equipment will represent the FINN product line in Florida effective immediately. Dobbs is a…
Indiana lakeshore beach seeks erosion control funds
Indiana lakeshore beach seeks erosion control funds
Nov 8 2018
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (IDNL) has closed access to the beach at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk due to continued erosion, as…
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