Stormwater Management News

  1. 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.

  2. 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).

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. 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. 

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. WE&RF Awards Research Contract To Standardize Tracking And Reporting Of International Stormwater BMP Database

    The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) recently awarded a research contract to Wright Water Engineers, Inc., in association with Geosyntec Consultants, for Standardized BMP Maintenance Tracking and Report Protocols (SIWM22T17), in support of the “Data Analysis and Standardization” task of the CLASIC (Community-Enabled Lifecycle Analysis of Stormwater Infrastructure Costs) project.

  10. 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.