Sept. 16, 2016 01:46
Ever see one of those bumper stickers that says, "Always late, but worth the wait?" If native plant seeds could drive cars, those stick-ers would be on them. Oh, they may require a bit of patience, with germination taking any-where from 30 to 90 days, but once their green shoots finally do arrive, you'll be glad you stuck around to greet them....
Sept. 16, 2016 01:46
It’s been a long time since I’ve seen these events all occurring in one season. Mother Nature is really playing havoc with us this year. I’m amazed at the number of fires that are burning all at one time in one region of the country, while others have encountered tremendous amounts of rain....
Sept. 15, 2016 01:46
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), has announced plans to expand the city’s Green Infrastructure Program to manage the first inch of rainwater on 10% of the impervious surfaces throughout the city by 2030....
Aug. 2, 2016 09:17
Three years ago, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control enacted 14 stormwater regulations as the result of recommendations by a committee on flooding and storm...
Aug. 1, 2016 09:55
The erosion-control program in Grand Traverse County, Michigan, will be under state supervision after an audit deemed the program’s performance as unsatisfactory. The Michigan Department ...
July 31, 2016 09:16
In Oak Creek, a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, three small islands in a pond are helping to treat stormwater. The islands are constructed of recycled plastic wrapped in coir, tethered to the...
July 30, 2016 09:54
A collaborative effort on the part of researchers from Georgia Tech, Duke University, the University of Georgia, and the University of Kansas may be shedding light on a missing link in the gl...
July 29, 2016 09:17
The city of Chattanooga, Tennessee, will be getting some help from the state in order to meet its stormwater goals in the form of a large, low-interest loan from state revolving funds. The ci...
July 28, 2016 09:54
In March, a letter from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stated that the Florida Department of Transportation and Anderson Columbia, a private contractor, were out of compliance with their er...
July 27, 2016 09:16
The Glasgow, Kentucky city council extended the life of the city’s stormwater ordinance, moving its expiration date from December 31, 2016, to December 31, 2018. The ordinance supplies mone...

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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