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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…
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…
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
Photo courtesy of NASA
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…
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…
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