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IECA Announces Volunteer Awards at the 2019 Annual Conference

March 29, 2019 - in Awards, News, Stormwater, Water

Denver, CO – The International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) announced winners for its environmental excellence awards at the 2019 IECA Annual Conference and Expo.  The environmental excellence, outstanding professional of the year and…

Study Gauges Effectiveness of Urban Stormwater Pipe Networks

October 22, 2018 - in Stormwater, Water

A South Korean study evaluated urban stormwater pipe network structures in terms of the relationship between peak rainfall and runoff. Researchers concluded,…

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…

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 to settle a multi-site construction-related stormwater case.  The parties are resolving 209 alleged violations…

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 things, results indicate that peak flooding is affected by temporal resolution of rainfall, while volume…

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.…