Jan. 19, 2016 03:36
The Ohio Supreme Court gave the go-ahead to a new stormwater management program. Five communities and the local retail lobby had taken the Northeast Ohio regional Sewer District to court. They contested the sewer district’s authority to manage stormwater and charge fees to pay for the program....
Dec. 5, 2015 07:51
Thanks to a two-year grant worth more than $400,000, researchers at the University of Delaware will be able to investigate ways to better manage stormwater runoff. Funded in part by the National...
Dec. 3, 2015 07:50
The Water Environment Federation (WEF), in a joint program with the EPA, recently announced the winners of the first MS4 Stormwater and Green Infrastructure awards. “The awards were developed ...
Dec. 3, 2015 07:50
For more than two years, the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court has been sitting on almost $20 million, the amount collected from consumers in stormwater management fees. In 2013, eight suburban...
Dec. 1, 2015 07:49
Property owners in South Bend, Indiana, may soon be required to disconnect from the city’s sanitary sewer system all stormwater drains and downspouts. The project, mandated by the EPA, involve...
Nov. 29, 2015 07:49
By spring 2016, construction will be complete on a multimillion-dollar stormwater management facility in Sandy Springs, Georgia. As part of an effort to improve the Marsh Creek Watershed, the pr...
Nov. 27, 2015 07:49
The EPA has fined the city of Rockford, Illinois, $329,395 for failing to implement proper stormwater controls. Since 1996, when it received permits under the Clean Water Act, the city believed ...
Nov. 25, 2015 07:48
Despite repeated requests, the Lantern Lodge, a small hotel in Jackson Township, Pennsylvania, has failed to address its stormwater problems. A local resident had complained about stormwater flo...
Nov. 23, 2015 07:48
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority recently awarded 17 grants to green infrastructure projects; the grants total $250,000. Many of the grants will support large-scale stormwater projects, suc...
Nov. 21, 2015 07:47
The city council of Lubbock, Texas, recently held a fourth public work session to discuss changing their stormwater rate structure, as the search for a satisfactory solution continues. According...

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