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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Dec 3 2021
The U.S. EPA announced a $886,000 grant to the District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to help pay for canopies to protect…
Dec 2 2021
The Los Angeles Waterkeeper filed a complaint in the Central District of California against Senior Operations LLC for violating the Clean Water Act…
Derek Berg
Derek Berg
Dec 1 2021
ASTM International (ASTM) has been a recognized leader in consensus standard development by many different industries for more than 100 years now.…
infiltration
While the original Kure Beach DIS was designed to address pathogen pollution to prevent beach closures, the Caswell Beach DIS project applied the same concept to address the dangers associated with road flooding.
Dec 1 2021
Most of the time, when a road floods, it is just a minor inconvenience leading people to find another way around the flooded area. However, when the…
storm water
This is the project's initial master plan. Once the FEMA models had been properly reassessed, with improvements and additional topographic detail, the current French Creek redevelopment project became viable.
Dec 1 2021
In Phoenixville Borough, Pennsylvania, 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia, the former Phoenix Iron Works foundry lies alongside the waterway of…
Dec 1 2021
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s Urban Wilds Program applied for a Community Preservation Act (CPA) grant in October to help to continue…
flood control
Passive flood protection minimizes the need for human interaction, however, this is not always feasible. While active flood protection may have lower costs, it typically requires human intervention to deploy the system. Image credit: photo: EugeneF / stock.adobe.com
Nov 30 2021
Flood protection is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters, according to the Federal Emergency…
Nov 30 2021
In June and July, 2021, Storm Water Solutions (SWS) sent out a 9-question survey to builders and remodelers from the databases of Pro Builder and Pro…
Nov 30 2021
Location: Vallejo, California Cost: $3,678,811.82 Size: N/A Owner: Vallejo Flood & Wastewater District Managers: Mark Tomk & George Gourgui…
Nov 30 2021
Location: Anaheim, California Cost: $3,316,218 Size: 37,000 square feet Owner: City of Anaheim Managers: Gary Solsona, Kevin Miako & Tim Flint…
Nov 30 2021
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Cost: $13.1M Size: 67 “Greened Acres” Owner: Resource Environmental Solutions LLC Manager: Resource…
Nov 30 2021
Location: Irving, Texas Cost: $2,500 Size: 48" diameter outfall pipe Owner & Manager: Cody Cash Designer: Cody Cash &  Brent Redd Contractor…
Nov 30 2021
The city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $963,578 grant from the state’s Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Multimodal Transportation…
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Nov 30 2021
During this famous stadium walkway expansion, engineers needed a stormwater system they could use to retrofit existing infrastructure, save land, and…
Nov 29 2021
Location: San Diego, California Cost: $21 million (for just the erosion control, landscape & irrigation efforts) Size: 42 acres Owner: San Diego…
Nov 29 2021
Each year, the SWS editorial team seeks to honor the best projects from the year. These 10 projects highlight innovation in the storm water and…
Nov 29 2021
Location: Toledo, Ohio Cost: $1,002,748.49 Size: 80 square miles, storm sewers; 986 miles, drainage ditches; 64 miles, real estate parcels; 119,000…
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Katie Johns, managing editor for SWS
Nov 29 2021
It has been quite a year. Coming off of a tumultuous 2020, 2021 brought back a slight sense of normalcy. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is still…
Nov 29 2021
The U.S. EPA is pledging $630 million to help clean up and prevent raw sewage from flowing into the U.S. from Mexico between San Diego and Tijuana.…
Nov 26 2021
The Berkeley County Public Service Sewer District in West Virginia will pay a $518,400 penalty, make extensive improvements to its sewer and storm…
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