Feb. 5, 2016 01:02
In California, the Tuolumne County Transportation Council will be required to pay for $540,000 unanticipated contractor costs for work completed on the second phase of the East Sonora Bypass ...
Feb. 3, 2016 01:02
A contractor who worked on a highway in downtown St. Peter, Minnesota, is suing the city, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and two subcontractors. Shafer Contracting Co. is clai...
Feb. 1, 2016 01:01
The Alaskan borough of Matanuska-Susitna and the contractor it hired were fined $18,000 in penalties for federal Clean Water Act permit violations during the construction of a new library. Th...
Jan. 31, 2016 01:01
The water and sewer utility for the District of Columbia, D.C. Water, recently filed suit against the EpA, alleging the agencies new E. coli limits for the region’s sewer treatment facility...
Jan. 29, 2016 01:00
In Thornton, Illinois, a limestone quarry that is nearly a century-old is beginning a new life as a massive reservoir for capturing stormwater overflows. The Thornton reservoir, south of Chic...
Jan. 27, 2016 01:00
La Cañada, a suburb of Los Angeles, is in a better position to handle heavy rains from El Niño this winter, thanks to recent improvements in the city’s watershed management system. The ci...
Jan. 25, 2016 12:59
The city of Newburgh, New York, is finalizing an overdue plan for updating its sewage system. Currently, it dumps about 185 million gallons of raw sewage mixed with stormwater discharges into th...
Jan. 23, 2016 12:59
The city of Ocala, Florida, has received an award from FEMA for its flood mitigation efforts. The city has spent tens of millions of dollars on stormwater management improvements. In one project...
Jan. 21, 2016 12:58
The cities of Franklin and Edinburgh, Indiana, are among the recipients of $9.3 million in grants to upgrade the stormwater systems in 11 cities and towns.. Edinburgh’s stormwater pipes have ...
Jan. 20, 2016 12:56
Construction crews laying storm pipes in rock Hill, South Carolina, have caused some headaches for local residents. They left equipment and debris in front of one woman’s home for days at a ti...

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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