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May 13 2022
The mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is to help people before, during and after disasters, and at the core of FEMA’s…
Apr 29 2022
Escondido, California, often called the “heart of northern San Diego,” is located just 30 miles outside of downtown San Diego and 20 minutes from the…
Apr 22 2022
Storm water pipes and culverts (pipes) serve a valuable function in a community’s subsurface infrastructure. Not only are they an essential component…
Apr 15 2022
Rainwater harvesting can be a powerful tool to reduce the strain on aging water supply and storm water infrastructure, but to fully utilize this tool…
Apr 8 2022
Trends come and go, but what ideas become popular (and for how long) speak to what concerns are most pressing for public works professionals. That’s…
A solution is in sight for the HABS problem that has plagued our lakes from the early 1970s. Professor Emeritus Wayne Carmichael discusses the multi-level approach to remediation of HABS below.
A solution is in sight for the HABS problem that has plagued our lakes from the early 1970s. Professor Emeritus Wayne Carmichael discusses the multi-level approach to remediation of HABS below.
Apr 1 2022
Cyanobacteria harmful algae blooms (cyanoHABs) continue to intensify globally. These blooms represent a potential health risk to both water and food…
Apr 1 2022
In honor of Women’s History Month, which takes place in March, SWS asked women in the industry to tell us about their careers, goals, important…
Mar 25 2022
Name & Title: Heidi Jeninga; Civil Engineer II, raSmith SWS: Tell us about your career journey. How did you end up where you are today? HJ: When…
Mar 18 2022
In honor of Women’s History Month, which takes place in March, SWS asked women in the industry to tell us about their careers, goals, important…
Mar 11 2022
In honor of Women’s History Month, which takes place in March, SWS asked women in the industry to tell us about their careers, goals, important…
Mar 4 2022
In honor of Women’s History Month, which takes place in March, SWS asked women in the industry to tell us about their careers, goals, important…
Feb 25 2022
The award-winning Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park is a 126-acre park located in the community of Willowbrook in South Los Angeles – the largest open…
Feb 18 2022
Biofiltration may soon become as ubiquitous as catching a wave on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu. When it comes to managing storm water, Oahu has gone…
Feb 11 2022
Digital twins for modeling urban storm water flows are becoming more sophisticated as researchers develop greater insight through a new set of…
Feb 4 2022
What do you think of when you hear the term ‘smart cities?’ While you might like to imagine something from the 1960s sitcom The Jetsons, with…
greywater and rainwater recycling
Photo © Bruce Damonte (Courtesy of INTERSTICE Architects)
Jan 28 2022
The architecture by award-winning firm Studio Gang, coupled with being located one block away from the Embarcadero with breathtaking views of the San…
Dec 22 2021
Climate change, pollution and more frequent 50- and 100-year storm events are wreaking havoc on the U.S. Now more than ever, resilient infrastructure…
Dec 10 2021
Managing storm water in a way that isn’t detrimental to the environment and your neighbors’ properties can be challenging. Add in the fact that…
Dec 3 2021
An Innovative, Multi-functional, Project  The City of South San Francisco is constructing a regional storm water capture project that is the first of…
Nov 26 2021
In 2019, the San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) was awarded a Clean Water Act Section 319(h) Grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection…
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