July 15, 2016 12:09
Under the terms of the consent decree, the city will have to adopt new ordinances eliminating illicit discharges, and reviewing all construction projects that disturb more than one acre of land. The plan also calls for completing $231,000 in stormwater projects, and implementing stormwater BMPs....
May 16, 2016 04:32
The Grand Valley Drainage District of Grand Junction, Colorado, has already collected more than $10,000 in stormwater fees in spite of uncertainty as to whether they are allowed to do so....
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....
Nov. 17, 2015 10:43
At the beginning of this year an end finally came to the drought in Texas. It sustained itself for four years as we watched millions of trees die from lack of water and hundreds of thousands of acres of land turn to desert. When the drought broke, the rains came, followed by flooding....
Nov. 16, 2015 07:43
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has announced a grant program worth $2.3 million. According to the secretary of the DEP, John Quigley, the grants will support projects that control urban stormwater and improve water quality across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed....
Sept. 17, 2015 10:20
The earth is covered with soil, forming a living, breathing environment. One of its purposes is to help support plant growth. When the soil is disturbed either by construction or natural causes, and is left open to the elements, that’s when the damage occurs....
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....
Sept. 15, 2015 10:20
The Minneapolis, Minnesota, city attorney wants to sue the architectural firm that designed the memorial to the victims of the 2007 I- 35W bridge collapse. She says there are defects with the $1 million memorial in downtown Minneapolis, which was completed in 2011....
Sept. 17, 2015 10:20
A cleanup crew from the EPA charged with the task of pumping and treating contaminated water in the abandoned Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado accidently broke through a dam, causing it to spew three million gallons of wastewater into the Animas River....

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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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