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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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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An existing conditions analysis led to the construction of a detention basin system and flood control channels.
Feb 9 2021
The American Southwest’s climate is arid and much of the land is wide-open and sparsely populated. Its geography is miles of desert, plateaus, mesas…
Jan 26 2021
Johns Creek, Georgia city leaders are moving forward with a plan that will outsource some administrative duties of its storm water service. Storm…
Jan 14 2021
The West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, Washington State sent 11 million gallons of untreated storm water and sewage into Puget Sound on Jan. 14…
Jan 13 2021
EPG designs and manufactures trouble-free equipment used to address the needs of the landfill, remediation and industrial markets, including products…
Jan 5 2021
In Norfolk, Virginia, Hampton Roads’ rising tides have started to impact some of the region’s storm water systems. According to the Virginian Pilot,…
Dec 18 2020
A project that could help the Westover, Virginia with its flooding problem is on the Arlington County Board agenda.  The Board is considering an…
Dec 14 2020
Renzo Piano Building Workshop, in collaboration with firm Cooper Robertson, showed the threat of severe weather in the Whitney Museum of American Art…
Dec 7 2020
Location: Rockhill, South Carolina Cost: $209, 887 Size: +/- 1,000 linear feet Owner: City of Rock Hill, South Carolina Manager:  David Dickson,…
Dec 7 2020
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania  Cost: $1 million  Size: 500,940 square feet   Owner: Oak Tree Development Manager:  Wohlsen Construction Co.…
Dec 7 2020
Location: Wilson, North Carolina Cost:  $1.135 million Size: 15,930 square foot system Owner: City of Wilson, North Carolina Designer: Bartlett…
Dec 7 2020
Three projects will give Hampton, Virginia the ability to capture, store, redirect and filter approximately 8 million gallons of storm water. Hampton…
Dec 4 2020
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Cost: $2.8 Million Size: 112,883 square feet of various GI and site improvements; 453,024 square feet of urban…
Dec 1 2020
Working in Neighborhoods (WIN), a Cincinnati-based community development not-for-profit, won a federal grant to help reduce pollution and flooding…
Nov 24 2020
Houston, Texas’ Harris County Flood Control District began a preliminary excavation and removal project on the future site of the TC Jester Storm…
Nov 16 2020
Emerald Isle Commissioners authorized Town Manager Matt Zapp to negotiate a contract with engineering firm Moffatt & Nichol to develop a…
Nov 6 2020
Hendersonville, North Carolina’s Clear Creek Greenway, a planned 1.5-mile spur for pedestrians, bicyclists, dog walkers and bird watchers, just…
Oct 27 2020
Hurricane Sally caused severe flood damage to numerous homes in the Lake Charlene subdivision last month and residents are attempting to revitalize a…
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