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Woolpert Contracts with Gwinnett County on $4.5M Sewer, Stormwater Inspection Project

April 27, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping, Water

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.—Woolpert has been awarded a sewer and stormwater assessment project by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners for the Department of Water Resources. The annual contract is valued at $2.9 million for Section B (sewer) and $1.6…

USGS Crews Measure Flooding in Central and Southeast Texas

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding in parts of central and southeast Texas following intense rainfall. Record rains have led to…

InfoSWMM Sustain Generation V2.0 Delivers Significant Advancements for Comprehensive Urban Stormwater Treatment and Analysis

April 13, 2016 - in Maintenance, Products, Water

Broomfield, Colo., April 12, 2016 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure,…

USDA Invests $103 Million to Improve Critical Infrastructure in 19 States

WASHINGTON—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $103 million in post-disaster recovery and the rehabilitation of aging dams in 19 States. "The Emergency Watershed Protection program…

Miami-Dade County Partners to Use Natural Infrastructure to Improve Resilience

April 4, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

MIAMI, Fla.—In an effort to find smart solutions for sea-level rise, storms, floods and other climate impacts in South Florida, The Nature Conservancy announced several new partnerships and two demonstration projects in Miami-Dade County to highlight and…

Caltrans Launches New Stormwater Pollution Prevention Campaign

SACRAMENTO—Caltrans today unveiled its new stormwater public education and outreach campaign “Protect Every Drop” to educate Californians about the sources and pathways of stormwater pollution, and encourage motorists to reduce the pollutants that affect…

$52 Million Project to Install High Level Storm Sewers in Gowanus Neighborhood Begins

March 1, 2016 - in Construction, Projects, Stormwater

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd today joined with Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora to announce that construction will begin this spring to install nearly three…

WEF, DC Water Partner To Develop New Green Infrastructure Certification Program

March 1, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

DC Water (Washington, D.C.) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) on Feb. 8 announced they will create a National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) to certify individuals who install, inspect, and maintain green infrastructure…

Flood Risk Can be Higher with Levees than Without Them

February 11, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater

People living behind levees on floodplains may not be as immune to flood damage as they think, according to results of a study led by the University of California, Davis. Levees often prevent costly flood damages and even loss of life. However, when those…

ADS Announces Addition of New StormTech Chamber

January 21, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Products, Stormwater

HILLIARD, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2016—Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) (NYSE: WMS) today announced that it has added a low-profile, high strength chamber to its StormTech product line. The StormTech SC-160LP Chamber is 12-inches tall with an installed volume…