Storm Water Management

As regulations and maintenance practices evolve, stay up to date on the latest products, news and trends in storm water management projects and innovations. From underground systems and LID to detention basins and more, the below content offers solutions and insight into solving storm water challenges.

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Aug 30 2021
The Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, (RACC) voted to enter into a partnership with the Regional Industrial Development…
Aug 30 2021
This week on Dropping By, Katie Johns, managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, is joined by Elodie Passeport. Elodie, an associate professor at the…
Aug 30 2021
Ida is now a tropical storm after causing serious damage and making landfall in southeast Louisiana on Aug. 29. This damage included the New Orleans…
Aug 27 2021
Dilapidated. An eyesore.  Those are just a couple adjectives that come to mind when Paul Berland talks about the former Northeast Iowa Resources…
Aug 26 2021
After a recent assessment of Boyd’s Cove on Lake Wylie conducted on Aug. 24, 2021, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services did not observe any…
Aug 25 2021
A brown water advisory previously issued for the windward coast of Oahu on Monday has been expanded to include the entire island, according to the…
Aug 24 2021
A tropical system could reach the Gulf of Mexico late this weekend, possibly as a tropical depression, according to hurricane forecasters, reported…
Aug 23 2021
Henri was expected to continue to bring heavy rain to interior Massachusetts, western New England and New York, nearly 24 hours after the storm made…
Aug 20 2021
Corvias Infrastructure Solutions, a leader in public infrastructure development and program management, announced its closing with the Urban…
Aug 19 2021
The federal government declared a water shortage at Lake Mead, one of Colorado River’s main reservoirs. The Bureau of Reclamation announced the first…
Aug 17 2021
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Division of Public Health will begin soliciting for new water quality…
Aug 16 2021
Heavy rains led to an overflow of Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s combined sewer system on Aug. 15. This resulted in millions of gallons of untreated water…
Aug 11 2021
Tropical Storm Fred formed Aug. 10 night off the coast of Puerto Rico, becoming the sixth named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.…
Aug 10 2021
The U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act after months of bipartisan negotiations between the Biden Administration and a…
Aug 9 2021
Hawai'i's Stormwater Maui is hosting on-site events with fun hands-on activities for kids, designed to help them learn more about protecting Maui’s…
Aug 6 2021
The groundbreaking ceremony is close. Demolition and construction plans are complete, submitted and corrections and revisions have been addressed.…
Aug 4 2021
A storm water system update was needed when changing a road from a local parkway to a federal highway. When William H. Natcher Parkway became I-165,…
Aug 4 2021
Site stabilization is considered one of the most important aspects of controlling erosion from active or inactive construction zones. Sediment can…
coastal systems
As sea levels rise, pipes that storm water is supposed to flow out of are being filled with seawater pushing inland.
Aug 4 2021
Coastal communities can no longer afford to manage storm water and sea level rise as separate issues. Sea levels are rising and all that extra water…
storm-water
Image credit: Louis Cook © Philadelphia Water Department. As part of the Green City, Clean Waters plan, a certain amount of "Greened Acres" must be created every five years.
Aug 3 2021
Like hundreds of communities across the U.S., Philadelphia is tasked with the monumental mission of significantly reducing combined sewer overflows…
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