Stormwater Management News

  1. M6 Smart Motorway Drainage Re-Lined In Half The Normal Time

    In a project designed to alleviate traffic congestion on the M6, Sapphire Utility Solutions has dramatically reduced the time required to rehabilitate drainage pipes by employing a method that was originally developed for the wastewater sector.

  2. Projected Precipitation Increases Are Bad News For Water Quality

    Increased precipitation from a changing climate could pollute U.S. waterways with excess nitrogen, increasing the likelihood of severe water quality impairment from coast to coast, according to a new study by scientists Eva Sinha and Anna Michalak of the Carnegie Institution for Science and Venkatramani Balaji of Princeton University.

  3. Dual-Vortex Separator (DVS) And PerkFilter Systems Receive Virginia DOT Approval As Stormwater Manufactured Treatment Devices

    After comprehensive review of submittals for stormwater Manufactured Treatment Devices (MTDs), Oldcastle Precast announced approval was granted by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for its Dual-Vortex Separator (DVS) and PerkFilter systems which will be added to the VDOT Approved Products List (APL).

  4. Innovyze Releases InfoWorks ICM Generation V8

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced the release of the V8 Generation of InfoWorks ICM, its comprehensive urban drainage modeling solution.

  5. New San Francisco 49ers Stadium Scores Big With BioMod Stormwater Management System

    A large construction project such as a major-league sports stadium can include significant expanses of runoff-generating hardscape. A venue capable of seating nearly 70,000 people requires large parking areas and other impervious grounds. By: Mark Lehnerz, Marketing Manager | Oldcastle Precast, Inc. | Stormwater

  6. NOAA Announces $13.8M In Coastal Resilience Grants

    Nineteen research projects that protect life and property, strengthen the economy, and conserve as well as restore coastal and marine resources were recommended to receive a total of $13.8M in funding through the 2017 NOAA Coastal Resilience Grants program today.

  7. Over 100 Individuals Now Certified In Green Infrastructure Through New Training Program

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water announce that 46 individuals recently completed a new job program that provides training and certification in construction, inspection, and maintenance of green infrastructure, a fast-growing approach to reduce stormwater pollution.

  8. USGS Scientists To Track Effects Of Historic Lake Ontario Flooding

    Beginning July 10, U.S. Geological Survey scientists plan to conduct fieldwork along a flood-impacted stretch of New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline, using unmanned aerial systems (also known as drones), pressure sensors that measure water elevation and special water-elevation gages designed for rapid set-up.

  9. PerkFilter System Receives NJCAT Verification And NJDEP Certification For Stormwater Treatment

    The performance of the PerkFilter media filtration system for stormwater treatment has been verified by the New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology (NJCAT), one of the most comprehensive, rigorous and recognized verification programs in the country.

  10. ECS Steelwork To Help Improve York’s Flood Defenses

    Structural steelwork is being provided by ECS Engineering to create a new pump hall and control room above the existing facilities at the Foss Barrier flood defence scheme in the centre of York. By Jamie Wesley, Contracts Manager - Water Control Division, ECS Engineering Services Ltd