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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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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…
Storm water runoff threatens Northern California water quality
Storm water runoff threatens Northern California water quality
Aug 20 2018
As the Carr Fire nears containment, water quality has become a concern in Northern California along the Sacramento River and its tributaries.…
The HFS mathematically and objectively ranks polluted sites. The higher the score, the more polluted the site is.
The HFS mathematically and objectively ranks polluted sites. The higher the score, the more polluted the site is.
Jul 30 2018
Fecal pollution remains a problem worldwide. Government authorities, environmental groups and various stakeholders are dedicated to reducing and…
May 2 2018
Santa Monica, Calif., has made progress on a storm water runoff capture and treatment project. The project, scheduled to be completed this August,…
Mar 27 2018
The Ohio EPA has declared the western end of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway due to toxic algae, which has contaminated drinking water and closed…
Mar 14 2018
A brown water advisory has been issued for Maui, Hawaii, after heavy rains led to storm water runoff in coastal waters. While not all coastal areas…
Feb 7 2018
The Soquel Creek Water District (SCWD) of Soquel, Calif., plans to consider two Seascape golf courses as possible sites to funnel storm water runoff…
Jan 11 2018
As I was recently doing some baking with my son, I realized just how important it is to follow a recipe precisely. Who knew exchanging salt for sugar…
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