Stormwater Management News

  1. EPA Provides Nearly $70M Loan For Omaha Water Infrastructure Upgrades
    6/21/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a $69.7M loan to the City of Omaha, Nebraska, to help finance its Saddle Creek Retention Treatment Basin. This marks the second loan to be issued under EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program.

  2. Brown and Caldwell Joins HASSELL+ Team To Present South San Francisco Resiliency Plan
    6/7/2018

    HASSELL+, a multidisciplinary resilience team that includes Brown and Caldwell, presented their Resilient by Design|Bay Area Challenge proposal for the Colma Creek Watershed in San Mateo County, South San Francisco, at the Resilient Bay Summit.

  3. New Water Velocity Sensor Is Built For Reliability
    5/31/2018

    OTT Hydromet has launched a new non-contact surface velocity radar (SVR) sensor that dramatically improves the simplicity and reliability of stream, river and open channel measurements.

  4. Philadelphia Water Department Recognizes Historic Germantown As Pioneer In Green Stormwater Management
    5/25/2018

    Historic Germantown, a nonprofit promoting Northwest Philadelphia’s rich historical offerings, received the Philadelphia Water Department’s 2018 Stormwater Pioneer award in a ceremony Monday.

  5. How Much Sewage Does New York Release?
    5/16/2018

    6.5 billion gallons: That’s how much sewage and stormwater was released in New York state last year, according to a new government report.

  6. National Infrastructure Week: DEP Celebrates 'Holing Through' For First Section Of New Release Tunnel At Schoharie Reservoir
    5/14/2018

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reached a landmark recently when a micro-tunneling machine broke through a wall of rock and completed the first leg of a new release tunnel at Schoharie Reservoir.

  7. EPA Announces Improvements To Keep Massachusetts Waters Clean
    5/10/2018

    Recently, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a major step forward for Massachusetts' water quality with improved stormwater management requirements as well as an array of training and implementation tools to assist municipalities with implementation.

  8. Stormwater Purification Award From The City Of Long Beach
    5/10/2018

    Purifics Water, Inc. of London, Ontario (CAN) has been awarded a $4.41M contract by the City of Long Beach, CA for the purchase of stormwater purification equipment. The treatment equipment to be provided by Purifics consists of its patented ceramic ultra-filtration system CUF and photocatalytic oxidation process known as Photo-Cat.

  9. DiNapoli: Contamination Of New York's Waterways From Combined Sewer Overflows Remains A Challenge
    5/10/2018

    Last year, billions of gallons of untreated sewage and stormwater impacted more than 200 waterways in New York due to antiquated and overwhelmed sewer systems, according to a report released recently by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

  10. Mayor Turner and Keep Houston Beautiful Launch 'Adopt-A-Drain' Program To Help Remove Debris And Reduce Street Flooding
    5/2/2018

    Mayor Turner and Amy Reed, executive director of Keep Houston Beautiful, announced the launch of the City's new Adopt-A-Drain Program, which is a partnership between Houston Public Works, Keep Houston Beautiful and community partners.