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CULTEC, Inc. Achieves a Published ASTM Product Standard

April 2, 2020 - in News, Stormwater, Water

BROOKFIELD, Connecticut – CULTEC, Inc. successfully balloted a newly approved and published ASTM product standard, designated as ASTM F3430-20, Specification for Cellular Polypropylene (PP) Corrugated Wall Stormwater Collection Chambers. This new standard…

Rinker Materials™ Goes Deep for LakePoint Sporting Community

October 31, 2019 - in News, Stormwater, Water

EMERSON, Ga. – About 35 miles north of Atlanta along Interstate 75, LakePoint Sporting Community serves as one of the largest and most popular youth…

New ASCE Report Offers Guidance for Stormwater Control Measures

August 16, 2019 - in News, Stormwater, Water

Reston, Va. – While the stormwater management field has experienced exponential innovation over the last decade, there are no universally agreed upon…

Video: Performance-Based Specifications to Improve Water Infrastructure

April 30, 2019 - in Featured, Stormwater, Videos, Water

Josh Herchl, national infrastructure market manager with Advanced Drainage Solutions Inc., talks about strategies to improve the nation's water infrastructure.

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, among other things, that looped networks implemented with affordable budgets are superior and, more…

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 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…