Nov. 17, 2015 10:43
For most people, the sight of a storm drain does little more than make them grip their keys just that little bit tighter. Any engineer or contractor assessing a jobsite, however, will have a different train of thought. To them, a storm drain is not a point of no return as much as it is a point of great expense....
July 15, 2015 12:26
Water always follows the path of least resistance. Usually, this isn’t a problem. Irrigating our crops, filling our reservoirs, even filtering our groundwater is all made possible by gravity working on water. Sometimes, though, gravity is not your friend. Sometimes water pools where it shouldn’t and causes drainage problems, great and small. Let’s take a look at some major and minor dra...
May 19, 2014 11:41
If dirt would just stay put, there’d be no problem. But, as we all know, dirt doesn’t stay put. Once disturbed, the earth’s topsoil tends to wander off and get lost someplace. Wind blows it away, feet and vehicles track it out, and stormwater washes it away....

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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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