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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…
New Jersey water completes flood control plan
New Jersey water completes flood control plan
Sep 25 2018
On Sept. 24, New Jersey American Water held a ribbon-cutting event celebrating the completion of a $37 million flood protection project at its…
Minnesota soil stabilization project recently completed
Minnesota soil stabilization project recently completed
Sep 24 2018
The St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District completed a $1.3 million restoration protect on 4,500 ft along Sargent Creek in western…
New Jersey brewery approves storm water detention basin
New Jersey brewery approves storm water detention basin
Sep 24 2018
The Hampton, N.J., Planning Board unanimously approved a revised site plan for a joint storm water infiltration basin at the future site of Angry…
Sep 20 2018
MWRD President  Selected to Seventh Edgar Fellows Class The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) President Mariyana…
EPA awards funds for wetland improvement in Colorado
EPA awards funds for wetland improvement in Colorado
Sep 20 2018
The U.S. EPA has awarded $575,333 in wetlands grants to two programs in Colorado to survey, assess, map and provide technological tools such as…
NASA study investigates storm water post-Hurricane Harvey
NASA study investigates storm water post-Hurricane Harvey
Sep 20 2018
A new study by researchers from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) used Global Position System (GPS) to track the path of storm…
Historic mill town concerns expanding flood control measures
Historic mill town concerns expanding flood control measures
Sep 19 2018
On Sept. 17, the Howard County Council held a legislative hearing on plans to mitigate flooding in Ellicott City, Md. The council is considering…
Rainwater harvesting system built in community garden
Rainwater harvesting system built in community garden
Sep 19 2018
On Sept. 15, community partners and volunteers teamed up at Alice’s Garden, a community garden in the Milwaukee neighborhood of Lindsay Heights, to…
Equestrian center receives sediment control violations
Equestrian center receives sediment control violations
Sep 18 2018
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued Tryon Equestrian Partners multiple notices of violation for lack of erosion…
California approves state funding for Napa flood control projects
California approves state funding for Napa flood control projects
Sep 18 2018
On Sept. 14, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1073, which authorizes state funding for flood control projects in the city of Napa,…
Tropical Depression Florence continues to threaten rainfall
Tropical Depression Florence continues to threaten rainfall
Sep 17 2018
Updated Sept. 19, 8 a.m. Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical depression, Florence has claimed the lives of at least 37 people and continues to…
The Category 1 storm threatens widespread flooding
The Category 1 storm threatens widespread flooding
Sep 14 2018
Updated Sept. 15, 8:42 a.m. Hurricane Florence began moving over South Carolina early Saturday, Sept. 15, but it's main band is hovering over North…
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Sep 13 2018
On Sept. 10, U.S. Senate and House lawmakers reached an agreement on America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. Next, the bipartisan legislation…
Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 2, flood risk remains
Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 2, flood risk remains
Sep 13 2018
Read a Sept. 13 update here.  Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane, but the threat of dangerous winds, storm surges and…
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