Drainage

Whether the challenge is rain, flooding or excess ground water, proper drainage infrastructure is an important element of storm water management. On this page, read case studies and articles about the latest trends, solutions and news related to drainage, in addition to learning about new products. 

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Oct 19 2021
The Presto GEOWEB® Geocell System—with vegetation, aggregate, or concrete infill—is an economical alternative to riprap, gabions or reinforced…
Sep 28 2021
A temporary dam has been set up to help contain a sewer overflow in northwest Austin, Texas. Austin Water crews have responded to a domestic…
The trench was lined with ADS Geosynthetics 7.0 oz (0701T), a needle-punched nonwoven geotextile made of 100 percent polypropylene staple fibers.
The trench was lined with ADS Geosynthetics 7.0 oz (0701T), a needle-punched nonwoven geotextile made of 100 percent polypropylene staple fibers.
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Sep 23 2021
When the William H. Natcher Parkway became I-165, more was needed than just widening the road - a completely new edge drain that ran for nearly 90…
Sep 7 2021
das Manufacturing Inc. www.dasmanufacturing.com • 800.549.6024 Much of the pollution in our nation’s waterways comes from everyday materials like…
Sep 7 2021
Bio Clean Environmental Services www.biocleanenvironmental.com • 855.566.3938 Overlooking one of California’s most famous beaches, Nobu is a model…
Sep 7 2021
Oldcastle Infrastructure www.oldcastleinfrastructure.com  •  888.965.3227 The initial phase of a $5.5 billion transportation improvement initiative…
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Communities of varying size are embracing green infrastructure and adapting to their size and geography.
Aug 3 2021
From the Gulf Coast to the New Mexico desert, communities in diverse settings are increasingly recognizing the importance of building green storm…
Jun 17 2021
A $2.7 million project to mitigate flooding along West Bay Road in the town of Sterling, Cayuga County, New York, has been completed.  According to…
Jun 9 2021
The U.S. Attorney’s Office entered into a consent decree with the city of Quincy, Massachusetts, to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA)…
commercial water
The Ironbound area lies in a topographic depression that was developed with an approximate impervious coverage of 70%.
Jun 1 2021
Deep in the heart of New Jersey lies “The Ironbound” community, a working-class, multi-cultural neighborhood. Encompassing four square miles of the…
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Environmental scientist Dave Joyner is in the middle of a cost-sharing project with the Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts.
Jun 1 2021
Down around the brackish waters of the Commonwealth of Virginia where the Chesapeake Bay merges into the Atlantic Ocean, there is a sense of water,…
May 18 2021
The non-CDL required compact combination unit optimized for the city. Work with minimum obstruction to traffic. This small unit is as efficient as…
May 14 2021
When William H. Natcher Parkway became I-165, more was needed than just widening the road – a completely new edge drain that ran for nearly 90 miles…
Mar 30 2021
A two kilometer stretch of Highway 401 in Toronto is being reworked and expanded to accommodate current and future traffic volume. It’s part of a $…
Mar 29 2021
Slope inspections were conducted for the city of Burlington, Vermont, as the first of an inspection program.  According to a study presented to the…
Mar 16 2021
The Presto GEOWEB® Geocell System—with vegetation, aggregate, or concrete infill—is an economical alternative to riprap, gabions or reinforced…
Mar 15 2021
Georgetown County, South Carolina’s city council cut funding for storm water for the second year in a row.  Georgetown County residents voiced their…
Mar 3 2021
A $2.7 million project to control storm water runoff is breaking ground in the town of Sterling, New York. According to Governor Andrew Cuomo's…
Feb 22 2021
Across the globe, rainfall is triggering an increase of infiltration and inflow in both combined and separate sewer networks. This reduces the…
Feb 9 2021
It has not stopped raining for three days. But even though the sun is not shining, a colorful oil sheen can still be unmistakably spotted; quietly…
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