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Aug 2 2021
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, as of May 2021, 100% of California is in drought, with nearly 75% of the state in extreme or exceptional…
Jul 1 2021
The SWS Webinar Fest Series continues July 22 with two webinars. Register here.    National Perspectives in the Storm Water/MS4 Sector  This…
Jun 30 2021
The SWS Webinar Fest Series continues July 22 with two webinars. Register here.    National Perspectives in the Storm Water/MS4 Sector  This…
Apr 16 2021
In this episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts Lauren Del Ciello, Katie Johns and Bob Crossen discuss how the recently…
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…
Mar 11 2021
Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect changes to the passage of the stimulus package. President Biden gave final passage to a $1.9…
Mar 11 2021
The Senate confirmed Michael Regan, who heads the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, to run the U.S. EPA.  Senators voted 66 to 34…
storm water management
Improper management can affect surfaces, such as roads, sidewalks and parking lots while altering the land's natural hydrology.
Feb 8 2021
Construction site storm water compliance can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in penalties and maintenance if not properly managed. Unannounced…
Jan 25 2021
Annapolis, Maryland Senator Sarah Elfreth introduced a bill that calls for updating the data used to inform storm water regulations in Maryland. This…
Jan 11 2021
The U.S. EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) final update aims to better protect children and communities from the risks of lead exposure, according to…
Dec 21 2020
President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Michael S. Regan, who heads the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, as the next U.S. EPA…
Sep 30 2020
City officials are working with engineers at Nathan Littauer Hospital to remedy a storm water runoff issue near the hospital’s main entrance.  This…
Sep 25 2020
Located in Horsham Township, Pennsylvania, is the Horsham Business Park District. The district allows for mixed-use development via a zoning overlay…
Jun 22 2020
The town of Wendell, North Carolina must completely map its storm water system and improve its maintenance program to comply with state regulations…
Apr 23 2020
The Supreme Court ruled that the Clean Water Act (CWA) requires the federal government to regulate some groundwater pollutants that can make it into…
Storm water and erosion control regulations often vary by state.
Storm water and erosion control regulations often vary by state.
Apr 3 2020
As government regulations evolve, municipalities and manufacturers must evolve as well.  SWS spoke with Rodney Wynn, who was previously with the…
Mar 3 2020
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) formally adopted groundbreaking amendments to New Jersey’s storm water management rules.…
Feb 21 2020
In this month’s episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello, WWD Senior Managing Editor Bob…
Feb 10 2020
A regional water regulator could impose a $9.1 million fine against Baldwin & Sons. The fine is for letting more than 6 million gallons of storm…
Feb 6 2020
The Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit, which regulates how much storm water local governments can collect and dispense into local…
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