Stormwater Management News

  1. Studies Show Urbanization Impacts Storms, Rainfall Despite Surroundings

    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.

  2. Black & Veatch Center Of Excellence In Houston Drives Tunneling, Flood Control Options

    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.

  3. Researchers Use Recycled Carbon Fiber To Improve Permeable Pavement

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

  4. Zinc-B-Gone Removes Zinc And Copper From Rooftop Stormwater Runoff

    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.

  5. UCLA Study Presents L.A. With A Path To Independence From Imported Water

    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.

  6. Niles Flood Relief Project Named Public Works Project Of The Year

    A partnership between the Village of Niles and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) to address flooding has led to a Public Works Project of the Year award.

  7. Dotson Promoted To President At CULTEC

    Fred Dotson has been promoted to President at CULTEC, Inc., the pioneering leader in the manufacturing of plastic stormwater chambers for commercial and residential projects.

  8. Man Dumps Potassium Cyanide In Stormwater Inlet

    A Pennsylvania man employed by a major pharmaceutical laboratory allegedly stolen poisonous chemicals and dumped them into a public stormwater inlet after he learned he was under investigation.

  9. Mardi Gras Beads A Storm Drain Headache

    In New Orleans, the storm drains appear to be decked out for a party — that’s because they are clogged with Mardi Gras beads.

  10. Xylem Announces Acquisition Of EmNet, LLC

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company, recently announced that it has acquired EmNet, LLC, a rapidly growing provider of smart solutions that enable municipalities to manage the urban water cycle and wastewater and stormwater systems.