Runoff Treatment

Runoff is a common challenge in the storm water industry. Read below for the latest news, trends and products relating to runoff treatment. 

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Derek Berg is a regional regulatory director for Contech Engineered Solutions. Berg can be reached at dberg@conteches.com.
Derek Berg is a regional regulatory director for Contech Engineered Solution.
Aug 7 2019
In the nearly 20 years that I have spent immersed in storm water management, I have pondered many head-scratchers; the proliferation of flawed…
Construction on the project began in September 2018 and is nearing completion.
Construction on the project began in September 2018 and is nearing completion.
Aug 6 2019
The Ohio River stretches from Pittsburgh to its confluence with the Mississippi River at Cairo, Ill., a distance of 891 miles. It drains more than 12…
The complete GCCM layout over the drainage base featured shingling of the seams in the direction of flow.
The complete GCCM layout over the drainage base featured shingling of the seams in the direction of flow.
Aug 6 2019
A part of Caltrans Highway 1, or the Pacific Coast Highway, located in Big Sur, Monterey County, Calif., has been closed for an extended period of…
The 1-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project implemented features to better manage runoff and protect the Scioto River
The 1-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project implemented features to better manage runoff and protect the Scioto River
Aug 6 2019
The I-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project is a multi-phase roadway improvement conducted by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). Many factors…
Heidi Natura is founder & partner of Living Habitats
Heidi Natura is founder & partner of Living Habitats.
Aug 6 2019
Beyond the ways plants sustain humans directly, they also offer many other benefits, including creating a beautiful and stable environment.…
Jul 30 2019
A University of Maryland (UMD) research study has connected climate change to storm water management. According to Phys.org, UMD specifically…
Jul 29 2019
New legislation may help boost funding for the Great Lakes. According to Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition press release, Sens. Debbie…
Jul 24 2019
For the first time, storm water infrastructure will be evaluated and graded in the American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) 2021 Infrastructure…
Jul 19 2019
A Massachusetts town received a $1 million grant to help fund a green infrastructure project. According to the Worcester Business Journal, the grant…
Jul 15 2019
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a model in May 2019 that uses data to estimate the amount of land covered by impervious parking lots.…
Jul 12 2019
Martinsburg, W.Va., has begun work on the first phase of the “Regrowing Green City” project. According to The Journal, the city was awarded a $30,000…
The standard granule size of the media is 0.6 to 2 mm.
The standard granule size of the media is 0.6 to 2 mm.
Jul 2 2019
The process of galvanizing to prevent rust and increase the lifetime of steel was developed in France in 1837. Galvanized roofs are widely used on…
Jul 2 2019
During the early planning stages of a project, developers often question how much of their parcel needs to be designated for storm water management.…
Jul 2 2019
The city of Elgin, Ill., utilized “smart growth” initiatives to develop its Comprehensive Plan and Design Guidelines that would ensure growth that…
Jul 2 2019
The ponds and lakes around the greater Houston, Texas, area add a beautiful dimension to the communities and to the city as a whole. While these…
Jun 20 2019
The Cuyahoga River caught fire 20 years ago this week. The 1969 fire became a symbol of the U.S. environmental movement and led to the formation of…
Jun 18 2019
The city of Altoona, Pa., is working with the local water authority and Logan Township to solve issues with sanitary sewage and storm runoff.…
 1	The system prevents large amounts of fugitive dust, dirt and debris from contaminating public streets and highways.
1 The system prevents large amounts of fugitive dust, dirt and debris from contaminating public streets and highways.
Jun 7 2019
Interstate 70 cuts through Denver and plays a major role as one of Colorado’s vital economic arteries. I-70 allows access to 1,200 businesses and the…
Jun 4 2019
All webinars are available on-demand from the 2019 SWS Spring Webinar Fest. The event offered keynote webinars and several on-demand webinars…
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