URBAN STORMWATER ARTICLES

EPA releases new flood management tool, helps communities be more flood resilient

On Tuesday, July 8, the Environmental Protection Agency released a new tool to help communities prepare for, deal with and recover from floods.

NASA satellites detect possible disastrous flooding months in advance, finds research

According to new research from UC Irvine, data from NASA satellites can greatly improve predictions of how likely a river basin is to overflowing months before it actually does.

Green hotel sustainability program propels water conservation efforts in CA amid drought

InterContinental Hotels Group has announced that its patented Green Engage program is helping hotels address the drought conditions in California.

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Six-point plan proposed to rebuild U.S. infrastructure, revive country's competitiveness

A new report released on Friday, June 27, at the National Press Club outlines new and innovative ways that the federal government, the industry and other stakeholders can work together to solve th...

MWH Global awarded key piece of $880M Everglades Restoration Plan

MWH has been awarded a master services agreement contract by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to provide construction management and engineering services to help implement the $8...

MN develops first-of-its-kind stormwater management program using trees over pipes

The state of Minnesota has recently developed a first-of-its kind program that encourages communities to invest in the use of more trees rather than pipes to better manage stormwater -- potentially...

IBM collaboration targets watershed management improvements with big data

Researchers and urban planners can now develop more sophisticated tools to help predict floods, safeguard drinking water supplies and forecast impacts of growth and urbanization on ecosystems thank...

FL county stormwater management project wins 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin announced that Sarasota County's Celery Fields Regional Stormwater Facility project has won the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Florida Stormwater Association.

June marks 50th anniversary of two major MT dam failures

Sunday, June 8, will mark the 50th anniversary of the state of Montana's Swift Dam and Lower Two Medicine Dam failures, which occurred during one of the most devastating floods in northern Rocky Mo...

BUYER'S GUIDE COMPANIES

Zoeller Co

Offers residential waste and clean water pump solutions to commercial customers and municipalities. Solutions enginee...

CULTEC Inc

Manufactures plastic chambers used in subsurface retention and detention stormwater management and septic applications.

SRS Crisafulli Inc

Manufactures dredges and pumps for handling sludges, residuals, biosolids, slurries, sediment, fly ash, slimes, taili...

Onset Computer Corp

HOBO data loggers measure and record water level, conductivity, and a variety of other parameters. They can be deploy...

BUYER'S GUIDE PRODUCTS

REGAL AMMONIATORS

Used to combat disinfection byproducts (DBPS) in chloramination and to neutralize acids. Built with rugged materials ...

REGAL SULPHONATORS

Based on same simple, efficient design that has made REGAL Gas Chlorinators the industry standard. Used to de-chlorin...

REGAL CHLORINATORS

Made with just 68 parts, the direct cylinder mounted, all-vacuum REGAL Chlorinators are easy to maintain and clean, r...

REGAL SERIES 7000 SMARTVALVE™

Treats water with varying flow rates. Features “flow-proportional” or “step-rate” control modes, automatic or manual ...