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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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The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) announced that its Corrugated Plastic Pipe Assn. (CPPA) Division has become the Drainage Division of PP
The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. announced that its Corrugated Plastic Pipe Assn. Division has become the Drainage Division of PPI.
May 24 2019
New Name & Website for PPI Division The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) announced that its Corrugated Plastic Pipe Assn. (CPPA) Division has…
May 22 2019
The Androscoggin Valley Stormwater Working Group is working with local volunteers in Auburn, Maine, for cleaner and safer waters. According to the…
May 21 2019
I have been aware of and spoken to the issue of trash and debris in storm water systems for more than 20 years. It does not take long for anyone to…
Storm water management technology will be installed at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
Storm water management technology will be installed at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
May 1 2019
Infiltronics Environmental has signed an agreement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks, to provide two storm…
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette was among nationwide honorees at the national competition
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette was among nationwide honorees at the national competition.
Apr 30 2019
The U.S. EPA has announced the winners of its seventh annual Campus RainWorks Challenge. According to the EPA, the challenge is a national…
The water in the Oahe Dam rises into top flood control zone
The water in the Oahe Dam rises into top flood control zone.
Apr 29 2019
The water in Oahe Dam, S.D., has risen to less than 3 ft from the top, into the “exclusive flood control” zone, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…
Green roofs will now be required on new buildings in New York City as The Climate Mobilization Act passes
Green roofs will now be required on new buildings in New York City as The Climate Mobilization Act passes.
Apr 26 2019
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced that the New York City Council has passed a suite of measures to reduce greenhouse gases released from…
In Montana, permits that govern large municipalities’ storm water runoff are allowed
In Montana, permits that govern large municipalities’ storm water runoff are allowed.
Apr 16 2019
The Montana Supreme Court upheld the Montana Department of Environmental Quality's establishment of new storm water discharge permits for six of the…
Apr 15 2019
The SWS Spring Webinar Fest is a free online event  to be held April 23 to 25. The event offers daily keynote webinars and on-demand webinars…
Sixteen environmental organizations object to storm water runoff regulatory changes in New Jersey
Sixteen environmental organizations object to storm water runoff regulatory changes in New Jersey.
Apr 11 2019
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) first major regulatory proposal under the administration of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy…
The Howell Township in New Jersey tables resolution opposing permitted storm water utility
The Howell Township in New Jersey tables resolution opposing permitted storm water utility.
Apr 10 2019
In Howell Township, N.J., council members tabled a resolution stating their opposition to legislation signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. According…
Apr 5 2019
Three Midwestern governors of states damaged by recent flooding on Wednesday, April 3, demanded more authority over management of the Missouri River…
Apr 1 2019
In Clark County, Ind. upholding federal requirements regarding storm water runoff and maintaining more than 100,000 linear ft of pipes, culverts and…
Mar 27 2019
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that scientists from its National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)…
Vancouver, Wash., receives grands for storm water upgrades
Vancouver, Wash., receives grands for storm water upgrades
Mar 5 2019
The city of Vancouver, Wash., announced it will receive more than $7 million in grant money from the state Department of Ecology for storm water…
Wet winter leads to increased reservoir supply in Phoenix
Wet winter leads to increased reservoir supply in Phoenix
Feb 27 2019
The wet winter’s snow and rain accumulation has provided a much-needed boost to Phoenix’s water supply. According to the Salt River Project (SRP),…
Jan 30 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced an agreement with Dominion Energy to recycle or store in lined landfilled 27 million cu yards of coal ash…
Hawaii shipyard agrees to limit storm water runoff pollution
Hawaii shipyard agrees to limit storm water runoff pollution
Oct 26 2018
The U.S. EPA reached an agreement with Keehi Marine Inc. to reduce pollution in its storm water discharges to Keehi Lagoon in Honolulu, Hawaii, and…
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Concrete company addresses storm water runoff violations
Oct 5 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with J.G. MacLellan Concrete Co., that resolves alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. MacLellan, which…
Researchers develop sand that targets storm water pollutants
Researchers develop sand that targets storm water pollutants
Sep 26 2018
Engineers from University of California, Berkeley, have developed a mineral-coated sand that targets pollutants in storm water. The coated sand is…
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