March 18, 2016 12:37
The stormwater management fee was calculated with data from AMEC, an engineering consulting firm. The engineers used aerial mapping of the city to determine an average residential lot size. That figure will determine the amount billed to residential property owners....
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. 19, 2011 04:42
Rapid Installation Barrier System, or RIBS, is an alternative barrier solution from Landmark Earth Solutions, designed for flood control and dewatering applications. The trapezoidal design creates downward pressure to form a tight seal and resists water flow while providing a stable barricade....
May 13, 2013 04:01
Residents in Winnetka, Illinois, are facing steep stormwater fees following a plan to improve the village’s flood defenses. The average resident will pay about $183 per year, ranking among the highest stormwater fees in the country, according to a consultant working on the project....
March 18, 2013 03:46
The precedent has been set: water cannot qualify as a pollutant in Richmond, Virginia. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and Governor Bob McDonnell are rejoicing, as a federal judge ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency may not regulate stormwater runoff as a pollutant....
April 10, 2014 06:26
Retaining Wall Unit: The open core design of the Keystone’s Compac retaining wall unit ensures sufficient fill placement. It reduces overall unit weight, and enhances connection strength with geosynthetics. Fiberglass pins connect and align the system, to provide a secure connection with soil reinforcement materials. ...

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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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