Stormwater Management News

  1. Congress Considers Green Infrastructure Bill

    Increasing numbers of municipalities are turning to green infrastructure to improve water quality and manage stormwater, and Congress is considering legislation designed to support this trend.

  2. AWWA And U.S. Commercial Service Lead Water Trade Mission To Peru

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA), headquartered in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., and the U.S.

  3. Research To Facilitate The Recognition Of Green Infrastructure Co-Benefits

    The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) seeks competitive proposals for research to quantify the multiple benefits of implementing green infrastructure (GI) and to evaluate its economic, environmental/ecological, and social values.

  4. Water Environment & Reuse Foundation Seeking Pre-Proposals To Fund Exceptional Water Research

    The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) is accepting pre-proposals under its 2017 Unsolicited Research Program. Proposers are invited to submit on topics consistent with WE&RF’s mission to catalyze innovation through actionable research in water and the environment.

  5. North Carolina’s Wastewater Managers Deal With Stormwater Headaches

    A small region of North Carolina suffered over fifty sewage spills last month, but that was just one aspect of the fallout from recent flooding events that demonstrated the complexity of stormwater management.

  6. New Tool Could Help Predict, Prevent Surging Waters In Flood Plains

    A group of international scientists studying China's Yellow River has created a new tool that could help officials better predict and prevent its all-too-frequent floods, which threaten as many as 80 million people.

  7. Drainage Work Improves Storm Resilience In Cumbria

    Sapphire Utility Solutions has been awarded a Framework Contract by Cumbria County Council for the clearing, inspection and mapping of drains and gullies.

  8. Municipal Clean Water Utilities Find Plenty To Support In Newly-Passed Omnibus Spending Bill

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauds Congress and the Trump Administration on the Omnibus spending bill passed recently to keep the Federal Government funded through September, as it includes funding for several of the public clean water sector’s most important priorities.

  9. Modesto Placed On Notice By State After Wastewater Discharge

    The city of Modesto, CA, was issued a notice of violation last month for discharging an estimated 755 million gallons of partially treated wastewater into the San Joaquin River.

  10. Environmentalists: Permits Allow For Nitrogen Contamination Of Connecticut River

    Springfield, CT, is having significant problems when it comes to its sewage system. It pumps large amounts of pollution into the Connecticut River, which in turn sends it flowing south through the state and into the Long Island Sound.