Stormwater Management News

  1. NOAA Forecasters Lower Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction
    8/9/2018

    Conditions in the ocean and the atmosphere are conspiring to produce a less active Atlantic hurricane season than initially predicted in May, though NOAA and FEMA are raising caution as the season enters its peak months.

  2. U.S. EPA Settles With Four Oakland Companies Over Clean Water Act Violations
    8/7/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced settlements with four Oakland companies—Sierra Pacific Ready Mix, Argent Materials, National Recycling Corporation, and Nor-Cal Rock—over Clean Water Act violations. Under the terms of the settlements, the companies will pay a combined $137,000 in civil penalties and will better manage stormwater runoff.

  3. Veolia Water Technologies, Specialized In Water And Wastewater Treatment Solutions, Has Been Awarded A Contract To Supply An Actiflo® Clarification System To The Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station (WWTS) In The State Of Washington
    8/3/2018

    Veolia has been selected to provide a 70 MGD Actiflo® clarification system to the new Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station. The system will treat combined sewer overflow (CSO) and help reduce the number of untreated events that currently discharge into the Duwamish River during severe rainstorms. 

  4. U.S. EPA Requires Stormwater Handling Improvements At Cabras Marine
    7/2/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached an agreement with Cabras Marine Corp. to reduce discharges of oil, metals and other contaminants into Apra Harbor, Guam.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.