Stormwater Management Case Studies and White Papers

  1. Case Study: Jewett Elementary School
    The Mission Statement of the Rogue Valley Sewer Services of Jackson County, Oregon states: “It is the mission of Rogue Valley Sewer Services (RVS) to provide and maintain all sewer and storm drain systems within its boundaries, and provide customers with competent and professional services in the most cost-effective manner possible while maintaining the quality of life and the health, safety, and welfare of Rogue Valley constituents.” A key part of this endeavor was the Jewett Elementary School Project in the city of Central Point, OR
  2. Case Study: Improving Urban Stormwater Management With 2D Water Modelling Applications
    Engineers and city planners can never be too careful when it comes to urban flood protection and loss prevention. Human life and property damage are often at risk. Recent storm and flooding disasters throughout the world have highlighted the need for government bodies to prepare for the effects of climate change and extreme weather events in urban environments
  3. White Paper: Comparison Of Stormwater Quality Treatment Guidelines And Critical Structural Best Management Performance Factors And Parameters To Consider
    Provisions to protect source water have become an important consideration in urban development in North America. In the United States, Phase I and Phase II of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) stormwater program require owner/operators to address stormwater runoff pollution issues. The program relies on National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits to implement programs and practices to control polluted stormwater runoff...
  4. Case Study: GIS Applications In Urban Drainage Master Planning
    This study reveals GIS to be as an indispensable, multi-purpose tool for infrastructure master planning that enables sophisticated desktop analyses, efficient simulation model pre- and post-processing, and effective data management and communication, all through the use of intrinsic functionality and readily available online utilities.
  5. Case Study: New Option For Stormwater Treatment Maximizes Usable Land Area For Redevelopment
    In June 2002, First Independent Bank of Vancouver, Wash., began construction on its 15,000 square-foot First Investments Plaza office complex.
  6. Case Study: Chemical Company Achieves Compliance While Pretreating Water For Use On Public Golf Course
    A worker at Millennium Specialty Chemicals of Jacksonville, Fla. monitors a cooling water tank gauge.