Oct. 27, 2014 02:21
The street-sweeping program that Polk County, Florida, has employed in its unincorporated areas is paying off. According to a report given to the county’s Stormwater Technical Advisory Committ...
Oct. 27, 2014 02:21
Residents of Park Ridge, Illinois, won’t be voting about whether to institute a stormwater utility fee to help pay for flood control projects. They objected to the measure, and city council memb...
Oct. 27, 2014 02:20
Hazmat crews recently had to flush out any trace of motor oil dumped into the stormwater system of Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Employees of a local sanitation company first spotted the leak while picki...
Oct. 27, 2014 02:20
The largest stormwater mitigation system in Philadelphia history has started operating at local company Cardone Industries’ corporate headquarters. The project consisted of replacing the imper...
Oct. 27, 2014 02:19
A recent study conducted by Western Kentucky University, which sought to identify stormwater utilities around the country, has found that no such institutions exist in nine states. Among those n...
Sept. 15, 2014 06:31
Elected officials in Belmont, Massachusetts, want to update the town’s stormwater bylaw, and doing so may mean shelving plans for an affordable housing complex. The new bylaw is meant to detect illicit discharge, better control construction runoff and protect the nearby Mystic River watershed....
July 15, 2014 11:30
The city council of Huntington, West Virginia, has voted unanimously to indefinitely postpone its plan to implement a fee to pay for stormwater infrastructure repairs. Mayor Steve Williams said that the charge had unintended consequences that would’ve hurt the recruitment of businesses....
May 19, 2014 11:41
A bill to rewrite the rules for how local governments deal with stormwater runoff has passed the Alabama state legislature. The bill would limit stormwater control programs to “only those…aspects that are absolutely required in the Clean Water Act....
April 17, 2014 09:26
In an effort to meet stricter water quality goals, county leaders of Fairfax County, Virginia, are discussing whether the county should take over the maintenance of stormwater treatment facil...
April 16, 2014 09:25
“Everything was washing away,” said Alice Lunt of Oahu, Hawaii, when she saw waves splashing close to her home. The swell damaged at least five oceanfront houses in her neighborhood, incl...

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