Stormwater Management News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Teen Found In Drainage Pipe After Fall
    4/5/2018

    Water workers came to the rescue of a Los Angeles teen after he fell into sewage system on Easter Sunday.

  4. DC Water Opens First Leg Of Massive Tunnel System
    4/3/2018

    Last week the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) commissioned the first major component of the DC Clean Rivers Program ahead of the deadline outlined by the consent decree.

  5. New Publication Addresses Stormwater Management, Key National Infrastructure Issue
    3/13/2018

    Recent infrastructure packages proposed by the White House and Senate Democrats note the need for more investment in Stormwater Management practices, raising awareness nationwide for greater investment in stormwater infrastructure.

  6. Studies Show Urbanization Impacts Storms, Rainfall Despite Surroundings
    3/9/2018

    Two Purdue University studies show that urbanization changes storm patterns and rainfall amounts, highlighting the need for urban planning and infrastructure design that considers how the landscape will affect the weather.

  7. Black & Veatch Center Of Excellence In Houston Drives Tunneling, Flood Control Options
    3/5/2018

    Black & Veatch, a leader in the design and construction management of large-diameter, deep-tunneling projects, announced recently it has created a Center of Excellence in its Houston office to deliver sustainable, cost-effective tunneled solutions. With extensive background in large-scale tunneling projects across Texas, the U.S.

  8. Researchers Use Recycled Carbon Fiber To Improve Permeable Pavement
    3/1/2018

    A Washington State University research team is solving a high-tech waste problem while addressing the environmental challenge of stormwater run-off.

  9. Zinc-B-Gone Removes Zinc And Copper From Rooftop Stormwater Runoff
    2/28/2018

    StormwateRx LLC, a provider of industrial stormwater treatment and filtration systems, today announced the availability of the Zinc-B-Gone® line of stormwater filters for the removal of dissolved zinc and copper to strict stormwater benchmark and numeric action levels.

  10. UCLA Study Presents L.A. With A Path To Independence From Imported Water
    2/28/2018

    During the height of the California drought that began in late 2011, Los Angeles imported 89 percent of its water from more than 200 miles away — an energy-intensive process.