Stormwater Management News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. CULTEC Filtration System Earns Environmental Technology Verification (ETV)
    5/1/2018

    A filtration system designed by CULTEC that removes total suspended solids (TSS) from stormwater has earned performance verification from Globe Performance Solutions (GPS), Canada’s leader in Environmental Technology Verification (ETV). 

  8. University Of Maryland Takes Second Prize In EPA Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge For Innovative Design Of Green Infrastructure On Campus
    4/26/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of its sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a national collegiate competition that engages the next generation of environmental professionals to design innovative solutions for stormwater pollution.

  9. New Report Reveals Cost & Water Supply Benefits Of Southern California Stormwater Projects
    4/25/2018

    Recently the Southern California Water Coalition (SCWC) released a first of its kind whitepaper, Stormwater Capture: Enhancing Recharge and Direct Use Through Data Collection, assessing the cost and performance of current stormwater capture projects across the Southern California region – and what results could mean for future projects.

  10. Green Infrastructure Jobs Program Launches Nationally And Hires Director
    4/16/2018

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has nationally launched a jobs program that provides training and certification in the field of green infrastructure, a fast-growing approach used to reduce stormwater pollution and revitalize communities.