Stormwater Management News

  1. Floodwater In Rivers Affects Vulnerability To Waterborne Diseases

    In sub-Saharan Africa, diarrheal disease, a preventable and treatable illness, remains the second-leading cause of death in children under the age of five, as well as an overall public health threat.

  2. U.S. EPA Settles With Salinas, Calif., Company To Protect Monterey Bay From Industrial Stormwater Discharges

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement with American Cooling, Inc. over Clean Water Act violations at its refrigerated warehouse and storage facility in Salinas, Calif.

  3. BioPod™ Biofilter System Approved By The Virginia Department Of Environmental Quality

    Oldcastle Infrastructure is pleased to report that the BioPod Biofilter System with StormMix™ Media has been reviewed and approved by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

  4. 110 Litres Of Urban Stormwater Cleaned Every Second

    Dirty runoff sweeps urban streets, pollutes groundwater and pressures sewage systems. A University of Copenhagen researcher has invented a treatment method that is now being used at a large and brand-new wastewater facility in Copenhagen, Denmark.

  5. EPA Selects National Wildlife Federation’s Resilience Education Program In Houston For Environmental Education Grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected the National Wildlife Federation’s Resilience Ambassadors Program in Houston as one of 37 organizations to receive funding under the 2018 Environmental Education (EE) Grants Program.

  6. Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $11.1M To Improve Storm Resiliency In The North Country And Mohawk Valley

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced more than $11.1M in projects in the North Country and Mohawk Valley are expected to begin this fall to help flood-prone communities plan and prepare for extreme weather events as they continue to recover from Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

  7. U.S. EPA Announces $4M Available In San Francisco Bay Watershed Restoration Grants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting proposals for approximately $4M in grant funding to protect and restore San Francisco Bay watersheds and wetlands.

  8. New Research On Green Infrastructure Incentives For Private Property

    The Water Research Foundation has published new research to help utilities and municipalities incentivize the installation of green infrastructure (GI) on private property.

  9. Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics Team Wins First-Ever LIFT Intelligent Water Systems Challenge

    A team from the Great Lakes Water Authority and the University of Michigan won the first-ever Intelligent Water Systems Challenge for using data analytics to develop a tool to maximize the use of existing collection systems and minimize combined sewer overflows in Detroit.

  10. WEF Announces Fourth Year Of MS4 Award Winners At WEFTEC 2018

    Twenty-two high-performing municipalities received recognition in the fourth annual National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards on Oct. 1.