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Location: Vallejo, California Cost: $3,678,811.82 Size: N/A Owner: Vallejo Flood & Wastewater District Managers: Mark Tomk & George Gourgui Designer: BKF Engineers Contractor: KJWoods Construction Inc. Manufacturer: StormTrap With an overall…
In June and July, 2021, Storm Water Solutions (SWS) sent out a 9-question survey to builders and remodelers from the databases of Pro Builder and Pro Remodeler magazines (SGC/SGC Horizon brand(s)). SWS sought to measure the importance and need for storm…
Sediment is a pollutant that is displaced by rain and carried as storm water runoff to our rivers and streams. Construction sites strip the topsoil that helps to infiltrate runoff and therefore increases the risk of erosion. The grading and moving of…
Flood protection is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Effective flood protection requires understanding local and larger risks, addressing…
In Phoenixville Borough, Pennsylvania, 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia, the former Phoenix Iron Works foundry lies alongside the waterway of French Creek. A manufacturing site since the 1700s, the foundry was closed in the 1980s and demolished in the…
Most of the time, when a road floods, it is just a minor inconvenience leading people to find another way around the flooded area. However, when the road is a primary thoroughfare, it can become a significant issue that can disrupt critical access and…
ASTM International (ASTM) has been a recognized leader in consensus standard development by many different industries for more than 100 years now. ASTM’s newest technical committee, E641, is devoted specifically to developing standards applicable to the…
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