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Dewberry Assesses East Coast Flood Damage through Aerial and Satellite Photography Interpretation

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has completed a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) contract to interpret aerial and satellite imagery and assess damages in South Carolina following a record-breaking storm event in late 2015.…

Stormwater Storage Important Component of New U.S. Bank Stadium

Minneapolis, Minn.— - U.S. Bank Stadium is a fixed-roof stadium being constructed in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The project is the new home…

El Niño Caused Tidal Flooding in Many U.S. Cities

June 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

The frequency of nuisance tidal flooding in many U.S. cities increased as predicted for the 2015 meteorological year, according to a NOAA report released…

Clean Water Partnership Retrofits JA Finance Park

Landover, Md.—Corvias Solutions is excited to announce its partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) of Greater Washington to perform stormwater retrofits at JA Finance Park Prince George’s County located on the campus of G. James Gholson Middle School/Cora…

Rainwater Harvesting and Make Up Water: The Why, When, and How

Rainwater harvesting (RWH) stores rainwater for reuse to supply non-potable uses like irrigation, wash water, toilet flushing, and laundry.  During long dry periods the demand will drain the storage cistern down to a critical level where the pressurization…

Atkins’ Experts Talk Resilient Communities at Premier National Flood Conference

Fourteen experts from Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering, and project management consultancies, will present topics, moderate sessions and teach workshops at this year’s Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Conference in…

Fargo and Moorhead Approve Final Agreement with Army Corps to Construct the FM Diversion

The Moorhead City Council approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) on June 13 by a vote of 7-1. The PPA was also approved by Fargo on June 6. Fargo and Moorhead are the two original local sponsors of the…

Keeping Urban Rainwater Out of Streams

June 15, 2016 – Cities face challenges with stormwater, because the asphalt and concrete don’t absorb the water like the soils found in rural areas. But, the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) June 15 Soils Matter blog post explains that there are…

Contech Engineered Solutions Releases a New Stormwater Design Tool

June 10, 2016 - in Products, Stormwater

Contech Engineered Solutions launched a new on-line program for designing stormwater detention and infiltration systems constructed from Contech corrugated metal pipe (CMP).  The new tool will allow engineers to quickly prepare designs for estimates and project…

CH2M Expands Flood Management Expertise in Europe with Project Wins Across the UK

The Environment Agency (England) recently awarded CH2M two significant flood defence projects, Bridgwater Tidal Barrier Appraisal and conducting the Avonmouth-Severnside Enterprise Area Ecology Mitigation and Flood Defence study. “These contracts build on…