Stormwater Management Case Studies and White Papers

  1. City Saves Big Money By Using Cloth Media Filters To Treat CSO Discharge
    4/12/2019

    The City of Rushville, Indiana had to remedy a consent order filed in 2007 for its untreated combined sewer overflow (CSO) discharges that were polluting the Flatrock River, a violation of the Clean Water Act. The city originally planned to install a 1 MGD stormwater storage tank, but was approached by Aqua-Aerobic representatives with a pilot test proposal utilizing a new technology.

  2. How Digitalization Can Boost Natural Disaster Resiliency In Municipal Water And Sewerage Treatment
    3/28/2019

    Digitalization of the municipal water treatment industry is fragmented today, with instrumentation, control, and automation technologies mixed with manual operational activities. Such infrastructures can be detrimental in cases of hydro-geological events, such as severe storms and earthquakes. The good news: When natural disasters strike, digitalization can help get municipal water treatment back online quickly and effectively.

  3. Tunnel Protects Chicago Neighborhood From Flooding
    1/9/2019

    A Chicago stormwater diversion tunnel designed to correct a chronic flooding problem that has plagued the city’s Albany Park neighborhood over the past decade has been recognized for its effectiveness and ingenuity.

  4. Last-Minute Design Change Benefits Akron Project
    8/7/2018

    The Great Lakes region was blessed with abundant freshwater for its rivers and lakes. Water as a resource and method of transportation were an important factor in Akron, OH, blossoming as one of America’s early manufacturing hubs during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

  5. Elaborate Stormwater System Saves Time And Money In Florida Project
    3/27/2018

    A stormwater management system designed for a new convenience store in Sarasota, FL, required a sophisticated and elaborate approach. When it was completed earlier this year, the complex system resulted in huge money and time savings for the property owner, which will enable the store to open this fall.

  6. Stormwater Improvements Included In Huge Upgrade At North Carolina University
    9/12/2017

    Workers Surpass Several Water-Related Challenges At UNC-Wilmington

  7. Superstorm Sandy Spurs NJDOT To Construct Stormwater Pump Stations
    3/9/2017

    In 2012 when Superstorm Sandy hit the New Jersey coastline, it devastated Route 35, a critical flood evacuation route, just north of Island Beach State Park. With this critical coastal evacuation route severely compromised, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) took immediate steps to restore safe travel.

  8. Horse Racetrack Bets On Flygt For Pump Station Design
    9/20/2016

    200-acre Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, NJ, is supported by a series of barns and other support facilities that house in excess of 500 horses during track operations. In the mid-1990s the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) constructed facilities to collect horse wash water and first flush stormwater runoff for conveyance to the Two Rivers Water Reclamation Authority (TRWRA), a wastewater treatment facility located in Monmouth Beach.

  9. Pump Station Retrofit Ends Stormwater Woes
    9/20/2016

    A Bergen County, NJ, riverside town receives relief from torturous flooding after its stormwater pumping station is dramatically improved by the installation of new Flygt pumps.

  10. Stormwater Wetland Reduces Sewer Overflow By 84 Percent
    10/21/2015

    Through hydraulic computer modeling, MWH Global helped alleviate stormwater flooding in Cambridge, M.A., by creating the Alewife Reservation Stormwater Wetland to enhance water quality and provide recreational benefits to the community.