Oct. 28, 2016 06:53
When a slow-moving thunderstorm deposited 6-1/2 inches of rainfall in just two hours, it caused the Patapsco River to rise 14 feet. The flash flood devastated Ellicott City, Maryland, destroy...
Oct. 24, 2016 06:53
The Land Management Ordinance committee of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is considering accepting a fee from developers in lieu of meeting the town’s stormwater management requirement...
Oct. 20, 2016 06:52
The Brook Park, Ohio city council members passed an ordinance authorizing the city to participate in the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) stormwater management program. The new...
Oct. 16, 2016 06:52
A new floating wetlands pilot program in Naperville, Illinois, is expected to clean algae from stormwater detention ponds without the use of chemicals or aerating fountains. It may also save ...
Oct. 12, 2016 06:50
Residents in Flushing, New York, are upset that they were not involved in the decision made by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to install bioswales to clean up waterways and ...
Oct. 10, 2016 06:57
A survey conducted by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) and funded by the United States Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research Education and the Americ...
Oct. 8, 2016 06:49
The Winnetka, Illinois village council unanimously voted to bring back a cost-sharing program that will allow residents to recoup half the expense of installing sewer backup systems in their ...
Oct. 6, 2016 06:56
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has launched a voluntary aerial seeding program for the second year in a row. The plan involves flying a h...
Oct. 4, 2016 06:49
The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has awarded a grant to Jericho, Vermont, to develop a stormwater master plan as part of the state’s Clean Water Initiative. Jerich...
Oct. 2, 2016 06:56
The United States Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to pump 1.5 million tons of sand into beaches spanning across Long Island, New York, to help the coastline weather big storms. Ho...

In many ways, we are fortunate that, in our chosen profession, we are able to help people when certain disasters occur: the tornadoes in Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Georgia, the flooding in Louisiana, the snows in the northeastern part of the country, the rain in California, and the snow in Colorado....

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