April 11, 2016 09:50
Officials will close a major road in Brevard County, Florida, for more than a month while the county undertakes a nearly $800,000 stormwater improvements project. Crews will work 12 hours p...
April 9, 2016 09:49
Residents of North Augusta, South Carolina, are in a legal battle with the state’s Department of Transportation over stormwater runoff. SCDOT constructed a discharge pipe under a highway ne...
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...
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 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 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 18, 2016 12:37
The stormwater management fee was calculated with data from AMEC, an engineering consulting firm. The engineers used aerial mapping of the city to determine an average residential lot size. That figure will determine the amount billed to residential property owners....
March 16, 2016 09:49
City planners in Wichita Falls, Texas are integrating a rainwater harvesting system into the Wichita Falls Regional Airport project. Captured rainwater will be used onsite to irrigate landsca...

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