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....
Sept. 17, 2015 10:28
Colorado Cities Join Forces to Manage Stormwater The cities of Pueblo and Colorado Springs are partnering up to battle stormwater. The biggest issue they want to address is flooding on Fountain Creek. Some residents have lost as many as ten acres of land, due to insufficient stormwater management and flooding in the area....
Jan. 17, 2011 05:02
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program has awarded a $75,000 grant to the city of Staunton, Virginia, and Mary Baldwin College (MBC). The grant is in recognition for their efforts to protect Lewis Creek and promote stewardship in helping to reduce stormwater runoff and limit pollutants flowing into the Chesapeake Bay watershed....
Sept. 19, 2011 04:42
“Green infrastructure” refers to any stormwater management practice with the goal of preserving or restoring natural hydrology....
May 15, 2015 06:08
Million-Gallon Sewer Tank The town of Elkhart, Indiana, is installing a $7.09 million sewer tank to house one million gallons of sewer water. The hole has already been dug, measuring 190 feet in length, 90 feet in width and 35 feet in depth....
Jan. 14, 2013 04:05
Residents of Broad Beach, in Malibu, California, have proposed a $20 million plan to reshape the area by dredging 600,000 cubic yards of sand from one of several “borrow” sites at the bottom of the ocean. Homeowners include wellknown celebrities such as Steven Spielberg, Michael Ovitz, Dustin Hoffman and Ray Romano....

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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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