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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Communities of varying size are embracing green infrastructure and adapting to their size and geography.
Aug 3 2021
From the Gulf Coast to the New Mexico desert, communities in diverse settings are increasingly recognizing the importance of building green storm…
Katie Johns
Katie Johns, managing editor SWS
Aug 2 2021
Summer in the storm water sector is a wide spectrum. At one end of this spectrum, the west is facing severe droughts and at the time of writing this…
Aug 2 2021
Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law House Bill 200, the Clean Water for Delaware Act. This bill creates a new Clean Water Trust with the…
Aug 2 2021
This week on Dropping By, Katie Johns, managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, is joined by Dr. Sarah Mincey, managing director of the…
Jul 30 2021
Responding to and making appropriate adaptations for climate change is a pressing issue for local governments and one that will take a considerable…
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Jul 29 2021
Three stormwater categories, separation, storage/detention, and downstream biofiltration, were applied to successfully maximize the site footprint…
Jul 29 2021
The Senate has voted to begin work on a national infrastructure plan, which includes $550 billion in new infrastructure spending. This comes after…
Jul 28 2021
The community group Centreville Citizens for Change and more than two dozen residents sued Commonfields of Cahokia Public Water District and the City…
Jul 27 2021
The U.S. EPA has settled a series of alleged industrial storm water violations under the federal Clean Water Act by Fought & Company, Inc, in…
Jul 23 2021
On July 1, 2021, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the Ninth Circuit to review EPA’s issuance of the 2021 National Pollutant Discharge…
Jul 21 2021
Connecticut has been experiencing heavy, damaging rain as of late. According to Gary Lessor, chief meteorologist at the Western Connecticut State…
Jul 20 2021
StormTrap offers water treatment applications to capture and remove trash and debris, floatables, hydrocarbons and sediments from waterways,…
Jul 16 2021
A word is circulating more and more in disaster planning circles. It shows up in job titles, committee names and in information about disaster…
Jul 16 2021
A survey of 241 cities, villages and other jurisdictions along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River shows that coastal damage from climate change…
Jul 15 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA is investing $307 million to modernize rural drinking water…
Jul 14 2021
Neither Tampa nor St. Petersburg, Florida, had any sewage incidents during Tropical Storm Elsa.  Both of these flood-prone cities have major issues…
Jul 13 2021
Representatives from EnterSolar and Bergmann Associates presented an initial proposal for a leased solar farm project at the Old Hill Farm in…
Jul 12 2021
In 2020, Environment North Carolina Research and Policy Center began an annual analysis of bacteria testing.  Beaches and rivers across the state…
Jul 8 2021
A new earthquake retrofit project will take Santa Clara County, California’s largest drinking water source out of service for the next decade. The…
Jul 7 2021
Plans to build a storm water treatment facility near the Shoemaker Bridge in Long Beach, California, are underway. The Long Beach City Council voted…
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