Sept. 30, 2016 06:48
In August 2006, El Paso, Texas, was hit with a major storm that left the I-10 flooded for nearly eight hours. The city’s Stormwater Utility has spent more than $100 million over the past 10...
Sept. 26, 2016 06:48
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) and the Village of Homewood Board of Trustees are partnering to offer residents of Homewood, Illinois, free rain barrels. The program is des...
Sept. 22, 2016 06:47
Duke Energy’s Rogers Energy Complex in Mooresboro, North Carolina, reports that between 15,000 and 50,000 gallons of stormwater from their coal pile has spilled into the nearby Broad River. Th...
Sept. 18, 2016 06:47
Augusta, Georgia’s Engineering Department has plans for a $3 million stormwater program to hire contractors to clean ponds, mow grass and clean out sewers. City officials believe that hiring ...
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...
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 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 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...
July 25, 2016 09:16
EPA’s Region 7 has reached a proposed settlement with Organic Resource Management, Inc., (ORMI), a company that collects cooking grease and other liquid wastes, and its parent company, St. ...

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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