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Jul 26 2021
The Bootleg Fire is the nation’s largest wildfire and is spreading in southern Oregon as officials declared weather warnings in the area.  California…
Jul 19 2021
A small hurricane, Felicia, which is far off in the East Pacific, has continued to weaken as it moves west toward the Central Pacific, according to…
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 6 2021
Nearly 9 million people in Florida were under tropical storm watches and warnings July 5 after forecasters extended the tropical storm watch for…
Jun 24 2021
President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of 21 senators reached a compromise June 24, 2021 regarding the nation’s Bipartisan Infrastructure…
May 27 2021
California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $5.1 billion package of immediate drought response and long-term water resilience investments as part of the…
Apr 20 2021
The lakes that store water and supply millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months,…
Mar 1 2021
A proposal sparked conversation between developers and residents at a Tampa City Council meeting about the influx of apartment complexes south of…
Jan 6 2021
2020’s Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) assessment of the State of the Bay remained at a D+.  While the grade stayed at D+, the assessment declined…
Dec 23 2020
The COVID-19 relief package, which congressional leaders announced an agreement to on Dec. 20, includes about $325 billion in business relief and…
Jul 2 2020
Scientists analyzed radar data from more than a hundred supercell thunderstorms and found a statistically significant difference in the structure of…
Jun 8 2020
Tropical Storm Cristobal weakened to a tropical depression on Monday. The winds, rain, flooding and tornadoes remained a threat from the Gulf Coast…
Jun 1 2020
The National Hurricane Center is tracking Tropical Storm Amanda, which formed in the Pacific Ocean over the weekend. The storm could now reform in…
Dec 17 2018
“Overall, I believe the industry has grown and is getting stronger.”  Diane Smith, president of East Coast Erosion Control, summarized the overall…
Dec 3 2018
“Climbing!”  This simple safety command signals that a rock climber has started climbing a route. It’s also how I’m starting this editor’s note. I’ve…
Sep 26 2018
In response to an executive order by President Donald Trump, the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Department of the Army formally suspended the Obama-era…
Dec 15 2017
The storm water and erosion control industry is not static. Storm Water Solutions (SWS) editors work to keep our readers informed on the latest…
Dec 5 2017
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) is thrilled to recognize noteworthy industry projects in its annual installment of its Top Storm Water & Erosion…
Dec 4 2017
Many of us enter the storm water field by chance. In 2010, I found myself in Southern California at the cusp of its overdue and expansive…
Dec 4 2017
The end of the year often is a good time for reflection and resolutions. It’s an opportune time to look at the past year and take inventory of what…
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