July 15, 2015 12:26
The city is allowing artists to paint semi-permanent murals along the storm drains, all designed to let people know where the stormwater is headed. At an upcoming BBQ festival, attendees will vote on the murals, and the winner will be used as the design for the city’s upcoming Rail Fest Water Run....
May 28, 2015 03:14
Officials in Peoria, Illinois, aspire for their city to be the “greenest city in America.” They want to turn away from the traditional sewer overflow and plan to replace sewer pipes, tanks, ...
May 27, 2015 03:13
Confusion surrounding stormwater management in Montgomery County, Maryland, is prompting the state’s second highest court to issue a call for change. Maryland’s Court of Appeals has upheld ...
May 25, 2015 03:13
A battle over water rights is affecting more than 80 percent of water basins in El Paso County, Colorado. The state must come up with a plan to replace the lost water, unless SB 212 is passed. ...
May 23, 2015 03:12
Ohio is getting more than $4 million to battle the toxic algae in Lake Erie. The money will come from the federal government and The Great Lakes Restoration fund and will go toward several proje...
May 22, 2015 03:14
Community members in North Koolaupoko, Hawaii, are protesting the proposed development of a 5,000-square-foot family home in the area. Residents have united as a group called “Save Kaiwa Ridge...
May 22, 2015 03:11
The collapse of a storm sewer along the boundary meeting point for three municipalities is the subject of debate in Indiana. Repair costs are estimated to be $1.45 million, and not everyone want...
May 20, 2015 03:11
Prince George’s County, Maryland, is spending $100 million over the next three years to retrofit thousands of acres of impervious surfaces. They will utilize green technology designed to filte...
May 18, 2015 03:10
When it rains in Volusia County, Florida, the streets and yards become inundated with water that has no place to go. This small town plans to rectify these storm drain issues. Pump stations, ret...
May 16, 2015 03:10
The City of Santa Cruz, California, is being accused of having allowed stormwater to flow through a 100-acre landfill and then discharge, untreated, into Monterey Bay. If so, the city would be g...

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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