July 24, 2015 09:38
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend about $300 million to armor about 80 miles of earthen levees in New Orleans, Louisiana, with a combination of reinforced mats and Bermuda grass. Thi...
July 24, 2015 09:38
Landscape businesses in Brevard County, Florida, should get comfortable with restrictions on fertilizer use and yard-waste management during the rainy season. County officials have enacted ...
July 23, 2015 09:38
When the developers of the Pebblewood Townhomes in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was designing the complex, they chose to funnel stormwater to a nearby cliff where it would then fall into a sto...
July 22, 2015 09:37
Roberts Academy in East Price Hill, Ohio, is home to thirteen acres of bioswales, rain gardens and wetlands, thanks to a $358,000 project funded equally by federal grant money and local funds...
July 22, 2015 09:37
Landscape contractors in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, should be on the lookout for a wave of stormwater jobs spurred on by a newly implemented program. The Stormwater Best Management Practices Cost-Sh...
July 21, 2015 09:36
Last summer, the North Carolina Coastal Federation (NCCF) commissioned a study of its projects in Wrightsville Beach designed to keep contaminated stormwater from draining into coastal waterw...
July 20, 2015 09:36
The Department of Utilities in Sacramento, California, has identified more than $280 million in stormwater projects that are in need of upgrades in the next few years. The city hopes to follo...
July 19, 2015 09:35
Boeing South Carolina is benefitting from serendipity in the design of the 20-acre stormwater retention pond being built next to Charleston International Airport. (The airport is also the loc...
July 15, 2015 09:36
Last year, in response to California Governor Brown’s declaration of a Drought State of Emergency, the State Water Board created the Drought Response Outreach Program for Schools (DROPS). T...
July 15, 2015 09:34
Pueblo County, Colorado, has a beef with its neighbor to the north, Colorado Springs. Five years ago, Pueblo County allowed Colorado Springs and El Paso County to build a section of the Southern...

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