STORMWATER MANAGEMENT ARTICLES

IT Factor: Managing Stormwater Runoff with Weather Forecasting and Decision Support Systems

Weather can have the single biggest impact on a utility's operations, and the increasing intensity and frequency of rainfall patterns - along with increasingly violent storms - is creating new chal...

Out in the Open: Creating a Stormwater Park in the Heart of a Community

The Town of Norfolk, CT, is embracing stormwater management by incorporating it into a public amenity in the center of the community. The town created a “stormwater park” that includes pedestrian f...

One Man's Swamp is Another's Green Infrastructure

Going green will require a different skill set for most utility folks. And also a different mindset. But as cities across the country are beginning to demonstrate, green infrastructure can help com...

Maine pulp mill pays fine for Clean Water Act violations

Red Shield Acquisition has paid a $126,000 fine to resolve claims that it violated the Clean Water Act at its Old Town, Maine pulp mill.

 


Best Management Practices (BMPs): The Maintenance Element

While design and installation of stormwater BMPs are both very important, our field crews find that the major shortcoming of all our water quality efforts can be attributed to the lack of proper ma...

Water leaders testify for continued federal support for improved water infrastructure

The U.S. Water Alliance, NACWA, and American Water Works provided testimony of water solution before the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Four landscape projects certified under SITES sustainability rating system

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) has announced four new projects that have achieved certification under the nation's most comprehensive rating system for the sustainable design, constructio...

2013 U.S. Water Prize winners announced

The U.S. Water Alliance announced the 2013 winners of the U.S. Water Prize: Onondaga County, N.Y., The Freshwater Trust and
MillerCoors.

New evapotranspiration maps provide crucial information for water managers

For the first time, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have mapped long-term average evapotranspiration rates across the U.S.

San Francisco stormwater project features gray-green combined approach

MWH has been selected by SFPUC to provide construction management services for the Central Bayside System Improvement project.

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 SERIES 7000 SMARTVALVE™

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

REGAL MODEL CRA 5000 CHLORINE RESIDUAL ANALYZER

Continuously measures level(s) of Free or Total chlorine in water and wastewater. May be used exclusively to monitor ...

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...