Flood Control

Flood control is an important part of the storm water industry. From the latest news to the newest products, read below for solutions and innovations to help with your flood control challenges.

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Apr 13 2021
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy announced $163 million in federal funding for several flood mitigation projects across Louisiana. “Louisiana experienced…
Apr 8 2021
A hearing on a proposal to build a two-story, 112-bed assisted living senior facility on 8.5 acres at 545 Lewis Road in Limerick, Michigan, is…
Apr 7 2021
After a chunk of ice was wedged in a frozen Madawaska, Maine pipe, tens of thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater flooded into the St. John…
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The restored bulkhead stabilized the shoreline and now protects homes along the channel.
Apr 6 2021
Monday, August 20, 2018, began like any other day in the city of Middleton, Wisconsin. That quickly changed when between 11 and 13 inches of rain…
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Fresno's climate and geography demands any new construction to include a plan for storm water management.
Apr 6 2021
Despite its semi-arid climate, characterized by mild, moist winters and hot, dry summers, the area in and around Fresno, California, has experienced…
Apr 6 2021
Pacoima is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, California. This community maintains a history tracing back more than 1,500 years, when…
Apr 6 2021
Geoff Brosseau, Storm Water Solutions’ 2021 Industry Icon, did not necessarily intend to have a career in storm water. For the first 10 years of his…
Apr 6 2021
On March 3, the American Society of Civil Engineers announced its 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.   The report card graded 17…
Apr 6 2021
The U.S. EPA is proposing a cleanup plan to address water bodies of the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Site in Gibbsboro, Lindenwold, and Voorhees…
Apr 1 2021
Collingwood, Canada’s SMART Stormwater Project started up in September 2017 to help reduce storm water inflows from private properties into the…
Apr 1 2021
Wilson, North Carolina, had old and undersized storm water infrastructure in the downtown area, which was prone to flooding. During heavy rain events…
Apr 1 2021
This mixed-use project combines community ecological benefits with economic development.  Lime Spring Square, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is…
Mar 31 2021
President Joe Biden is set to unveil a more than $2 trillion infrastructure proposal March 31, which includes $111 billion for drinking water…
Mar 22 2021
A study published by University of Hawai'i at Mānoa earth scientists showed that tidally-driven groundwater inundation of wastewater infrastructure…
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 8 2021
The North Carolina Coastal Federation released the Action Plan for Nature-based Stormwater Strategies, which addresses frequent and intense rain…
Mar 1 2021
A proposal sparked conversation between developers and residents at a Tampa City Council meeting about the influx of apartment complexes south of…
Feb 23 2021
SWS will continue its webinar series with a flood control presentation at 1 p.m. CT on March 25. You can register here.  About the presentation:…
Feb 17 2021
Ottawa, Canada is offering to pay to improve some homeowners' properties. The aim is to do a better job of managing rain water, reported Ottawa…
Feb 11 2021
The city of Boulder, Colorado, has launched a new questionnaire on Be Heard Boulder to collect information on what issues are important to community…
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