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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Jul 20 2021
StormTrap offers water treatment applications to capture and remove trash and debris, floatables, hydrocarbons and sediments from waterways,…
Jul 14 2021
Neither Tampa nor St. Petersburg, Florida, had any sewage incidents during Tropical Storm Elsa.  Both of these flood-prone cities have major issues…
Jul 8 2021
A new earthquake retrofit project will take Santa Clara County, California’s largest drinking water source out of service for the next decade. The…
Jun 30 2021
The city and county of Honolulu opened two surveys to collect public input on Oahu storm water management, reported KHON2.  The surveys will help the…
Jun 23 2021
Research at North Carolina State University is examining the future of roads in North Carolina. According to hurricane experts at North Carolina…
Jun 22 2021
City officials celebrated the opening of the Glenoaks-Filmore Stormwater Capture Project in Pacoima, Los Angeles, California.  The project will…
Jun 21 2021
There are proposed regulation changes to help lessen flooding for neighbors living near new residential construction built on single lots in…
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…
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