April 7, 2016 09:49
A legal argument about stormwater requirements for new construction in Washington State was resolved last week in favor of builders. The 2-1 ruling from the state Court of Appeals, Division ...
April 5, 2016 09:48
A grant from the federal government will allow the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, to tackle an ambitious infrastructure project to reverse the network of drainage canals and pumping stations that...
April 3, 2016 09:48
A Yale University study has concluded that small ponds that collect stormwater runoff are the source of about 15 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from inland waters. The ponds also cause abo...
April 1, 2016 09:44
The Oconomowoc Watershed Protection Program (OWPP) in Wisconsin has completed two erosion-control projects and plans to do one more next summer. Erosion control efforts began one year ago, ...
March 30, 2016 09:47
The village of Winnetka, Illinois, has begun to consider new solutions to its stormwater issues. Engineers will study an area between two roads that extend west to the Skokie River. Development ov...
March 28, 2016 09:44
A massive sinkhole recently opened near a highway along the coast of southern Oregon, after the town of Harbor saw heavy rainfall in January. A contractor was working on the sinkhole in Febr...
March 26, 2016 09:46
A plan eight years in the making, to overhaul an aging stormwater management system that regularly floods homes across Lincolnwood, Illinois, is set to materialize this summer in a test phase. ...
March 24, 2016 09:43
The erosion-control program in Grand Traverse County, Michigan, will be under state supervision after an audit deemed its performance as unsatisfactory. Auditors reported that the soil er...
March 22, 2016 09:46
While many municipalities struggle with how to update sewer systems that direct untreated wastewater into rivers and lakes, the town of Darien, Connecticut, is dealing with something of the opposi...
March 20, 2016 09:43
Long Beach Island, New Jersey, was in the midst of a $128 million beach and dune construction project, when the contractor performing the work, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, decided to pull its...

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