Sept. 15, 2014 06:31
Elected officials in Belmont, Massachusetts, want to update the town’s stormwater bylaw, and doing so may mean shelving plans for an affordable housing complex. The new bylaw is meant to detect illicit discharge, better control construction runoff and protect the nearby Mystic River watershed....
Sept. 15, 2014 06:31
Eroding Hill Creates Hazard: A certain waterfall in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is viewed as an eyesore rather than a natural beauty. The result of a chamber formed from erosion into a local hillside, the ‘waterfall’ has caused up to $20,000 in local property damage when an intense storm struck the area....
May 16, 2011 04:52
An assemblyman in Yorktown, New York, is battling a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) mandate that requires local governments to pay for the cost of updating a local stormwater system. He claims the $500 million mandate would overburden local taxpayers....
March 19, 2012 04:23
Experienced developers understand the need to hire engineers and stormwater management contractors prior to beginning any construction project. These specialized professionals provide on-site support to help keep development projects above board and in compliance with federal, state and local regulations....
July 16, 2012 04:11
There may be cattails along the shorelines, a jogging path around the banks, little kids tossing dried bread to ducks happily bobbing on the water, and the expanding concentric rings of rising largemouth bass that bring a smile to the mouth of any dedicated fisherman....
Sept. 16, 2013 03:55
The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that stormwater fees charged by the city of Jackson, Michigan, were unconstitutional, violating the state’s Headlee Amendment. The city has collected nearly $3 million in fees since they began charging them in 2011.....

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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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