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Storm water diversion tunnel in north Chicago neighborhood completed
Storm water diversion tunnel in north Chicago neighborhood completed
Jul 26 2018
On July 24, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel cut a ceremonial ribbon signaling the completion of the Albany Park Storm Water Diversion Tunnel in a north…
Texas project wins green infrastructure award post-Harvey
Texas project wins green infrastructure award post-Harvey
Jul 25 2018
Exploration Green Nature Park in Clear Lake City, Texas, received the 2018 Excellence in Green Infrastructure Award through the U.S. EPA and the…
Jul 24 2018
The U.S. EPA announced that the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program is accepting letters of interest until July 31. The…
Jul 23 2018
The Mysuru City Corp. (MCC) has made rainwater harvesting systems mandatory for all commercial properties and government offices 50 by 80 ft or…
Jul 23 2018
Tropical Depression Son Tinh, Tropical Storm Ampil and Tropical Depression Josie led to flooding and loss of life in Vietnam, China and the…
Jul 20 2018
On July 11, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order to designate eight Ohio watersheds in distress, which would allow the Ohio Department of…
Iconic highway reopens thanks to erosion control devices
Iconic highway reopens thanks to erosion control devices
Jul 19 2018
The Pacific Coast Highway that runs through Big Sur, Calif., reopened, following a May 2017 landslide that dumped more than 1 million tons of debris…
Registration is open for SWS Webinar Fest 2018
Registration is open for SWS Webinar Fest 2018
Jul 18 2018
Registration is open for the Storm Water Solutions Webinar Fest, an opportunity for storm water and erosion control professionals to earn…
Erosion control failures along Mountain Valley Pipeline
Erosion control failures along Mountain Valley Pipeline
Jul 18 2018
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a nine-page notice of violations to EQT Corp., the energy company building the…
Erosion Control Center offers services for residents impacted by wildfires
Erosion Control Center offers services for residents impacted by wildfires
Jul 17 2018
On July 11, San Diego County officials opened an Erosion Control Center to help residents impacted by the recent West and Building wildfires. The new…
Erosion damages to a Denver storm water project
Erosion damages to a Denver storm water project
Jul 16 2018
Recent storms caused soil erosion at the Globeville Landing Outfall (GLO) in north Denver. Heavy flows exposed the membrane lining at the bottom of…
Storm water runoff violations from California oil company
Storm water runoff violations from California oil company
Jul 16 2018
The Environmental Defense Center (EDC) filed suit against the Pacific Coast Energy Co. (PCEC) over violations of the Clean Water Act. The suit…
Industry news for the storm water management industry week 7/8
Industry news for the storm water management industry week 7/8
Jul 13 2018
MWRD Executive Director Resigns David St. Pierre resigned from the role of executive director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of…
WEF announces storm water awards program is accepting submissions
WEF announces storm water awards program is accepting submissions
Jul 13 2018
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2018 Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure…
New study investigates storm water detention ponds
New study investigates storm water detention ponds
Jul 12 2018
A new study by researchers from Duke University found that storm water retention ponds are not a significant source of climate-warming nitrous oxide…
Louisiana receives flood control funding
Louisiana receives flood control funding
Jul 11 2018
The White House Office of Management and Budget approved $1.4 billion in federal funds for flood protection projects in Louisiana, including the West…
Flooding in Japan leads to 155 deaths as search efforts continue
Flooding in Japan leads to 155 deaths as search efforts continue
Jul 10 2018
At least 155 people have died in western Japan from floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains. While emergency rain warnings have been lifted,…
Starbucks moves to eliminate plastic straws from stores
Starbucks moves to eliminate plastic straws from stores
Jul 10 2018
On July 9, Starbucks announced it plans to eliminate plastic straws from all of its stores by 2020. According to Starbucks, the decision to remove…
Thai rescuers save soccer team flooded in cave
Thai rescuers save soccer team flooded in cave
Jul 9 2018
Rescuers have extracted twelve members of a boys soccer team and their coach stranded in a Thailand cave system since June 23. The twelve players and…
Storm water runoff violations for Guam-based industrial facility
Storm water runoff violations for Guam-based industrial facility
Jul 6 2018
The U.S. EPA has reached an agreement with Cabras Marine Corp. to reduce discharges of oil, metals and other contaminants into Apra Harbor, Guam. In…
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