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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Jul 12 2017
The PerkFilter media filtration system for storm water treatment has been verified by the New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology (NJCAT), a…
Jun 28 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $849,601 to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) to help protect human…
Jun 6 2017
The power of storm water is apparent when it damages infrastructure and causes destructive flooding. However, it is easy to overlook the way storm…
Jun 2 2017
South Carolina state environmental officials proposed to regulate large withdrawals of groundwater from mega-farms, industries and others for the…
May 16 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $217,660 to the New Mexico Environment Department to support the state’s water…
May 4 2017
American scientists found traces of an insecticide in U.S. tap water for the first time, reports Bluewater. Bluewater notes the findings come as a…
Mar 1 2017
In the thick of his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump seems to be making good on his promise to curb regulations. This time, he's…
Feb 27 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will be hosting a webcast on the new tool “Model My Watershed” Thursday, March 9, 1 to 3…
Feb 14 2017
Suntree Technologies Inc. and Hanes Geo Corp. announced that they have entered into a sales and distribution agreement. Suntree Technologies has…
Dec 12 2016
Designing a way to optimize rail operations and fleet maintenance for the Expo Light Rail Transit Line was a tall order. The scale of the rail line,…
Nov 28 2016
To address water runoff pollution, Virgina Commonwealth University’s (VCU) Center for Environmental Studies announced it will partner with Armstrong…
Sep 29 2016
The city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, faced two development challenges. First, pollutant-laden storm water runoff that feeds into the North…
Sep 29 2016
Runoff from storms at the new Presidio Parkway south of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was more than the storm drains could handle.  The new…
Sep 29 2016
New research being conducted at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, tackles some of the most challenging aspects of urban storm water…
Apr 26 2016
Earth Day 2016 has a special meaning for Elgin Sweeper, a manufacturer of street sweepers for general street maintenance, special industrial and…
Feb 2 2016
Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as…
Nov 11 2015
More than 65,000 Snouts are cleaning up storm water runoff throughout North America. This system reduces trash, floatables, oil and sediment from…
Feb 5 2015
The open access article for the February 2015 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) monitors the sources and influences of total phosphorus…
Feb 4 2015
A white paper entitled Collaborating for Healthy Watersheds, highlighting nine successful municipal-agricultural collaborations that address water…
Jan 27 2015
A recently installed storm water treatment project in Port Townsend, Wash., uses locally sourced biochar, a carbon-negative byproduct of biomass…
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