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San Antonio Agrees to $1.1 Billion Upgrade Sewer Systems to Comply With Clean Water Act

July 24, 2013 - in Projects, Stormwater, Wastewater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced today that the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) has agreed to make significant upgrades to reduce overflows from its sewer system and pay a $2.6 million civil penalty to…

Seattle and King County, Wash. Agree to Upgrade Combined Stormwater Systems to Protect Local Waters from Raw Sewage Overflows

April 30, 2013 - in Stormwater, Wastewater, Water

King County and the city of Seattle have agreed to invest in major upgrades to local sewage and combined stormwater collection, piping and treatment under…

EPA's RainWorks Challenge Awards Universities for Green Infrastructure Design

April 22, 2013 - in Design/Engineering, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the four winners of the Campus RainWorks Challenge, a new design challenge created to inspire…

EPA’s RainWorks Challenge Awards Universities for Green Infrastructure Design

April 22, 2013 - in Design/Engineering, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the four winners of the Campus RainWorks Challenge, a new design challenge created to inspire the next generation of landscape architects, planners and engineers to develop innovative green infrastructure…

Sewall Hires LaMarr Clannon as Stormwater Engineer

April 19, 2013 - in Stormwater, Wastewater, Water

Sewall is pleased to announce the hire of LaMarr Clannon as Stormwater Engineer. Ms. Clannon will complement and expand Sewall’s engineering capabilities in low impact development (LID) stormwater management, promoting innovative methods that infiltrate…

New Partnership Releases Guide to Stimulate Private Investment in Natural Infrastructure

March 19, 2013 - in Projects, Stormwater, Water

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy and 2012’s unparalleled extreme weather events, a new groundbreaking green infrastructure financing guide was released today by the NatLab consortium—a path-breaking collaboration between two of the world’s leading environmental…

Smart Communities will Build Green Infrastructure

January 23, 2013 - in Stormwater, Water

The communities of the future will be smarter about their use of resources.  That seems inevitable. More investment is flowing to technologies such as upgraded power grids with smart meters that allow users to better manage their consumption of electricity,…

Green Infrastructure as a Means of Saving Money

December 27, 2012 - in Stormwater, Water

To lessen this deluge of diffuse pollution — a problem faced by many regions worldwide — Seattle is looking not at new and expensive sewage treatment infrastructure. Instead it is embracing an innovative solution to storm water runoff called green infrastructure,…

The EPA Encourages Green Stormwater Management through Campus Challenge

September 6, 2012 - in Corporate, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened registration for student teams from colleges and universities across the country to participate in its new design competition, the Campus RainWorks Challenge, through which teams will compete to develop…

US and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement With the City Of Chattanooga

July 17, 2012 - in Projects, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Office of the Tennessee Attorney General announced today a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with the city of…