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Lake County approves study of Foxconn flood controls
Lake County approves study of Foxconn flood controls
Aug 14 2018
On Aug. 13, the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission approved a $74,000 engineering study to review possible flooding impacts to Lake County…
California groups receive water projects funding
California groups receive water projects funding
Aug 13 2018
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. EPA announced grants to three California organizations, including Tejon Ranch…
Protestors gather to raise awareness on toxic algae blooms and storm water runoff
Protestors gather to raise awareness on toxic algae blooms and storm water runoff
Aug 13 2018
On Aug. 12, protestors joined hands at more than 30 beaches across Florida in a movement called “Hands Along the Water.” The movement sought to raise…
Virginia business park project faces erosion control violations
Virginia business park project faces erosion control violations
Aug 10 2018
Franklin County, Va., has been cited by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality for sediment and erosion violations at Summit View Business…
Flood control webinar now available to view on-demand
Flood control webinar now available to view on-demand
Aug 9 2018
The webinar, “Improving Campustown: Using Green Infrastructure to Mitigate Flooding,” is now available to view on-demand. The educational event took…
Houston set to vote on $2.5 billion flood control bond proposal
Houston set to vote on $2.5 billion flood control bond proposal
Aug 8 2018
The Harris County Flood Control District released a list of projects to be funded by the county’s $2.5 billion flood infrastructure bond proposal.…
New buoys monitor Lake Michigan erosion
New buoys monitor Lake Michigan erosion
Aug 6 2018
Scientists have installed two new buoys in Lake Michigan that record lake conditions in real-time. Placed approximately a mile offshore Waukegan…
Toxic algae blooms may be linked to storm water runoff
Toxic algae blooms may be linked to storm water runoff
Aug 6 2018
Southern Florida has been hit by a red tide and a blue-green algae bloom, which has led to the death of marine life and beach closures across the…
The deadline has extended for Storm Water Solutions' Top Projects award program
The deadline has extended for Storm Water Solutions' Top Projects award program
Aug 3 2018
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) has extended the deadline to submit nominations for the 2018 Top Storm Water and Erosion Control Projects award program.…
Business news week 7/29/18 for the storm water and erosion control industries
Business news week 7/29/18 for the storm water and erosion control industries
Aug 3 2018
IECA Executive Director Receives Zerosion Control Award Intl. Erosion Control Assn. Region One (IECA) Executive Director Sharan Wilson received the…
Flood risk persists across mid-Atlantic coast
Flood risk persists across mid-Atlantic coast
Aug 3 2018
Heavy rains have led to flooding across the mid-Atlantic coast this week and the risk of flash floods will persist into the weekend in coastal…
Storm Water Solutions announces agenda and keynote for annual conference
Storm Water Solutions announces agenda and keynote for annual conference
Aug 2 2018
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) announced the agenda and keynote speaker for the second annual live SWS Conference & Exhibition. The three-day event…
Napa and Sonoma valley vineyards require erosion control
Napa and Sonoma valley vineyards require erosion control
Aug 1 2018
The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board adopted a water quality control permit for vineyard properties within the Napa River and…
Secretary Zinke meets with advocates to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Secretary Zinke meets with advocates to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Jul 31 2018
On July 22, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke met with members of Restore Hetch Hetchy, an environmental group that advocates for draining the Hetch…
Submarine facility agrees to manage storm water runoff
Submarine facility agrees to manage storm water runoff
Jul 31 2018
The U.S EPA announced a settlement with Electric Boat Corp. to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at Electric Boat’s Groton,…
Legoland cited for lack of sediment controls
Legoland cited for lack of sediment controls
Jul 30 2018
Merlin, the parent company of Legoland, received its third construction site runoff violation from the New York Department of Environmental…
Michigan updates forestry best management practices for erosion control
Michigan updates forestry best management practices
Jul 30 2018
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) updated a list of best management practices (BMP) to prevent soil erosion and storm water runoff…
Talking Under Water hosts revisit their discussion on plastics in waterways & interview a one water expert
Talking Under Water hosts revisit their discussion on plastics in waterways & interview a one water expert
Jul 27 2018
In this third episode of Talking Under Water: One Water, One Podcast, hosts Storm Water Solutions Managing Editor Lauren Baltas, Water Quality…
New coal ash pit rules may threaten groundwater quality
New coal ash pit rules may threaten groundwater quality
Jul 27 2018
On July 17, the U.S. EPA changed coal ash pit regulations by easing federal oversight and providing states with more regulatory flexibility. The new…
Wildfires in northern California trigger erosion control concerns
Wildfires in northern California trigger erosion control concerns
Jul 27 2018
The Carr Wildfire in northern California has destroyed dozens of homes, killed a bulldozer operator and forced evacuations in Redding, Calif.…
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