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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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 15 2021
Charleston, South Carolina’s City Council is prepared to approve a new comprehensive plan this year, which will present recommendations for…
Jun 4 2021
As climate change intensifies, the United States has been battered by an increasing number of natural disasters. These disasters have extracted a…
Jun 2 2021
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Jim Wells County Judge Juan Rodriguez announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) approved more than $29…
Jun 2 2021
The Buffalo Creek Reservoir in the Lake County Forest Preserves (LCFPD) north of Chicago near Buffalo Grove, Illinois, has a fresh, new look and feel…
erosion control
Increasingly intense weather events are pressuring communities to address coastal erosion.
Jun 1 2021
The time to protect our coasts is now. Increasingly intense storm events and flooding concerns are putting pressure on coastal communities and…
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…
Katie Johns, managing editor
Katie Johns, managing editor
Jun 1 2021
In April, there was a pipe leaking in my apartment building. Because of that, myself and the other tenants were asked to not use our kitchen sinks…
Jenn Swart
Jenn Swart, public affairs representative for Water Replenishment District
Jun 1 2021
The Water Replenishment District (WRD) has a longstanding commitment to water education. This is exemplified at the Albert Robles Center for Water…
May 27 2021
California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $5.1 billion package of immediate drought response and long-term water resilience investments as part of the…
May 26 2021
President Joe Biden announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would double the funding to help the U.S. prepare for extreme…
May 24 2021
The Texas General Land Office announced it awarded the city of Seguin $37.8 million and the city of Marion $9.9 million for storm water improvements…
May 14 2021
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) provided a demonstration and revealed all the completed bioretention gardens in 10 boulevard medians…
May 12 2021
California Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded a drought emergency to the state. The declaration also seeks more than $6 billion in multiyear water spending,…
May 4 2021
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that more than $148 million has been awarded to communities through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO…
May 3 2021
Pine Knoll Shores and the North Carolina Coastal Federation completed a project to reduce flooding and runoff in the town. The primary goal of the…
Apr 19 2021
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority announced its contract with the Water Center at Penn and PennPraxis to develop a comprehensive storm water…
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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