Stormwater Management News

  1. Will Massachusetts Nix Its Water Pollution Plan?

    A long-awaited plan to curb stormwater pollution in Massachusetts is going to be delayed and could be eliminated altogether.

  2. Norfolk, Virginia, Enlists Arcadis To Design Stormwater Flood Protections

    Arcadis, the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6M contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to design stormwater infrastructure enhancements to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise.

  3. Woolpert Awarded Stormwater Contract For Richmond, Va.

    The city of Richmond, Va., has signed Woolpert to a stormwater services contract that includes design, implementation and regulatory compliance consultation in line with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

  4. Newport News Signs Woolpert To 3-Year Stormwater, Wastewater Contract

    Woolpert signed an annual services contract with the city of Newport News, Va., to provide stormwater and wastewater engineering services. This is Woolpert’s fourth consecutive three-year, multidisciplinary, indefinite quantity, indefinite delivery (IDIQ) contract with Newport News.

  5. Water Environment Research Open Access Article Addresses Integrated Methodology For Wet Weather Treatment Capacity

    A combined approach to maximize wet weather treatment is the topic of the open access article in the August 2017 edition of Water Environment Research (WER).

  6. BaySaver Technologies Introduces New Storm Water Filtration Unit

    BaySaver Technologies, an Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (“ADS”) company, has launched the Barracuda S4, a high-performance hydrodynamic separator that removes sediment and other debris from storm water run-off, further protecting water resources.

  7. The Good, The Bad And The Algae

    Sandia National Laboratories is testing whether one of California’s largest and most polluted lakes can transform into one of its most productive and profitable. 

  8. New Tool Developed By Stanford Engineers Helps Parched Regions Plan How To Replenish Aquifers

    Stanford environmental engineers have developed a planning tool called AquaCharge that helps urban water utilities develop efficient, cost-effective systems to replenish aquifers. By Edmund L. Andrews

  9. EPA Backs Maryland Plan To Improve Water Quality

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced it has approved and helped fund a $303 million plan by Maryland to implement 36 clean water projects, including a series of major improvements to control stormwater and enhance wastewater infrastructure in Baltimore.

  10. Bold New Approaches Needed To Shrink Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone And Meet Elusive Goals

    Shrinking the annual Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" down to the size of Delaware will require a 59-percent reduction in the amount of nitrogen runoff that flows down the Mississippi River from as far away as the Corn Belt.