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What is “Porous Pavement” and How Does that Help Soils Capture and Clean Water?

October 2, 2018 - in Stormwater, Water

Parking lots, sidewalks, streets, and rooftops: cities are full of water-shedding surfaces. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Oct. 1 Soils Matter blog explains why these surfaces are problematic, and how soil can be part of the answer. Impermeable…

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Settles EPA Multi-Site Construction-Related Stormwater Case, Protecting Water Quality in Pennsylvania

September 7, 2018 - in Stormwater, Water

PHILADELPHIA (September 5, 2018) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) have agreed…

Study Examines Urban Implications of Temporal Rainfall Resolution

July 5, 2018 - in Stormwater, Water

A Chinese study examines how variability in rainfall over time affects hydrological processes and what that means for urban flood control. Among other…

States Look to Standardize Culvert Repairs

May 21, 2018 - in Stormwater, Water

Kyungyeon Ra et al. Critical Review: Surface Water and Stormwater Quality Impacts of Cured-In-Place Pipe Repairs, Journal - American Water Works Association (2018). DOI: 10.1002/awwa.1042 An in-depth review of environmental protections for a common storm water…

CULTEC Filtration System Earns Environmental TECHNOLOGY Verification (ETV)

May 3, 2018 - in News, Stormwater, Water

BROOKFIELD, CT – A filtration system designed by CULTEC that removes total suspended solids (TSS) from stormwater has earned performance verification from Globe Performance Solutions (GPS), Canada’s leader in Environmental Technology Verification (ETV).…

New Report Reveals Cost & Water Supply Benefits of Southern California Stormwater Projects

April 26, 2018 - in Stormwater, Water

Los Angeles, CA – Today the Southern California Water Coalition (SCWC) released a first of its kind whitepaper, Stormwater Capture: Enhancing Recharge and Direct Use Through Data Collection, assessing the cost and performance of current stormwater capture…

NACWA Publication Addresses Stormwater Management, Key Infrastructure Issue Nationwide

March 14, 2018 - in Stormwater, Water

Washington, DC – Recent infrastructure packages proposed by the White House and Senate Democrats note the need for more investment in Stormwater Management practices, raising awareness nationwide for greater investment in stormwater infrastructure.  Stormwater…

Presto Announces Ballast Research Performance Results

February 22, 2018 - in News, Products, Stormwater, Water

Presto Geosystems, industry-leading manufacturer of the HDPE GEOWEB® base stabilization system, has released results from rigorous track research performed to quantify the reinforcement benefit of GEOWEB-confined ballast as compared to unconfined ballast.…

CULTEC and Armtec Sign Exclusive Agreement

January 16, 2018 - in News, Stormwater, Water

BROOKFIELD, CT – CULTEC, Inc. (“CULTEC”) and Armtec LP (“Armtec”) announced that an agreement has been reached for Armtec to be the exclusive distributor in Canada for CULTEC’s stormwater management products including the Contactor®, Recharger®,…

Reducing Stormwater Runoff and Pollutant Loading with Biochar Addition to Highway Greenways

October 30, 2017 - in Stormwater, Water

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Final Report 182: Reducing Stormwater Runoff and Pollutant Loading with Biochar Addition to Highway Greenways documents a new approach that has the…