Syndicate content
Storm Water Solutions editorial mission is to provide unique, comprehensive content that covers timely news, storm water and erosion control industry trends, technical solutions and best practices. The editorial staff strives to provide a trusted business platform that effectively connects industry decision-makers and solution providers.
Updated: 58 min 24 sec ago

Study Shows Variation in Waters Produced from Fracking

Wed, 2015-05-13 10:12
Source:  USGS Deck: 

The variations followed no discernible spatial or geological pattern but may be linked to the time a well was in production

In a study of 13 hydraulically fractured shale gas wells in north-central Pennsylvania, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) researchers found that the microbiology and organic chemistry of the produced waters varied widely from well to well.

Image:  Storage tanks for produced water from natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale gas play of western Pennsylvania. USGS photo. Publication Date:  May 13, 2015 Home Page Slider Slider Image:  Slider Text: 

Study Shows Variation in Waters Produced from Fracking

read more

Washington, D.C., Tops List of Most Green Roofs Installed in 2014

Wed, 2015-05-13 09:03
Source:  Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Deck: 

Toronto ranked second among North American cities

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), the green roof and wall industry association, announced Washington, D.C. as the No. 1 region for green roof installations according to its 2014 Annual Green Roof Industry Survey.

Image:  water29.jpg Publication Date:  May 13, 2015

read more

Opti to Provide Active Floodproofing to New York City Businesses

Tue, 2015-05-12 11:39
Source:  OptiRTC Deck: 

The competition awarded up to $30 million in grants

New York City Economic Development Corp. (NYCEDC) announced that OptiRTC Inc. and Geosyntec Consultants won a competitive grant to provide flood-proofing technologies to small businesses in New York City. The project's mission is to enhance the resiliency of small businesses to large storm events.

Image:  nyc2.jpg Publication Date:  May 12, 2015

read more

Organizations Launch Toolkit to Reduce Marine Debris

Tue, 2015-05-12 10:10
Source:  EPA Deck: 

The toolkit is designed to help college campuses and other institutions cut their plastic waste to help reduce marine debris and coastal pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Product Stewardship Institute, and the University of California (UC) announced the launch of a new Marine Debris Campus Toolkit designed to help college campuses and other institutions cut their plastic waste to help reduce marine debris and coastal pollution.

Image:  plastic.jpg Publication Date:  May 12, 2015

read more

Kansas County Hires Consultant to Help Extend Landfill Life

Fri, 2015-05-08 09:22
Source:  SCS Aquaterra Deck: 

The firm will continue providing professional environmental consulting and engineering services for Barton County Sanitary Landfill in Kansas

SCS Aquaterra is providing professional environmental consulting services to Barton County at the Barton County Sanitary Landfill. The SCS team will now support the county by providing the science-backed data necessary to meet Kansas Department of Health and Environment and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) permitting requirements to expand the waste capacities of Barton County’s construction and demolition landfill and municipal solid waste landfill. The expansion will lengthen the life of the two landfills.

Image:  unnamed-1.png Publication Date:  May 08, 2015

read more

Researchers to Develop Program for Creating Water Sensitive Cities in Israel

Fri, 2015-05-08 08:55
Source:  Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Deck: 

The team will also develop groundwater remedial treatment in the dry seasons that will serve for continuous preservation of the biomass in the treatment systems

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers are joining with colleagues from three other universities to develop a new program, “Creating Water Sensitive Cities in Israel.”

Image:  israel.jpg Publication Date:  May 08, 2015

read more

MWRD Reservoir to Add Storage Capacity for Storm Water

Thu, 2015-05-07 09:49
Source:  MWRD Deck: 

The Thornton Quarry Transitional Reservoir will add an additional 4.5 billion gal of storm water storage in the south Chicago suburbs

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has reached an agreement that will allow space for an additional 4.5 billion gal of storage capacity for combined sewage and storm water, reducing flooding in the south suburbs of Chicago.

Image:  unnamed (18).jpg Publication Date:  May 07, 2015

read more

ISI Creates Envision Review Board

Thu, 2015-05-07 09:31
Source:  Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Deck: 

The board will oversee the ongoing development of the institute's sustainable infrastructure rating system

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced the formation of the Envision Review Board (ERB) to oversee the ongoing development of ISI’s Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system, initially launched in 2012. The ERB will hold its first meeting April 30 to May 1, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

Image:  conference2.jpg Publication Date:  May 07, 2015

read more

California District to Hold Emergency Water Summit

Wed, 2015-05-06 09:11
Source:  Santa Clara Valley Water District Deck: 

Elected officials from throughout the South Bay will gather to discuss potential solutions to ongoing water crisis

As California continues to suffer one of the worst droughts in its history, the Santa Clara (Calif.) Valley Water District is convening one of the first regional water summits in the state focused on providing local governments and agencies tools to combat the ongoing water crisis.

The summit will be held Saturday May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Image:  conference3.jpg Publication Date:  May 06, 2015

read more

Dr. Wallace ‘J.’ Nichols to Deliver Opening General Session Speech at AWWA ACE15

Wed, 2015-05-06 08:35
Source:  American Water Works Assn. Deck: 

The conference will be held June 7 to 10 in Anaheim, Calif.

Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols will address water professionals at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 8 during the opening general session of the American Water Works Assn.’s Annual Conference and Exposition (AWWA ACE15) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Dr. Nichols is a biologist and New York Times bestselling author of Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do.

Image:  speaker3.jpg Publication Date:  May 06, 2015

read more

USDA to Invest Up To $235 Million in Conservation Partnerships

Tue, 2015-05-05 11:23
Source:  U.S. Department of Agriculture Deck: 

Local coalitions can now apply for funding to improve soil health, preserve clean water, combat drought and protect wildlife habitat

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced an investment of up to $235 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. The funding is being made available through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), the newest conservation tool of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Image:  farm3.jpg Publication Date:  May 05, 2015 Home Page Slider Slider Image:  Slider Text: 

USDA to Invest Up To $235 Million in Conservation Partnerships

read more

Poll Reveals Majority of Americans Support Investment in Sustainable Water Supplies

Tue, 2015-05-05 10:57
Source:  Value of Water Coalition Deck: 

Eighty-two percent of Americans think it is important or extremely important to invest in strategies and programs that develop sustainable water supplies

In conjunction with National Drinking Water Week, the Value of Water Coalition released the results of a poll that asked Americans about the importance of water in their lives.

Image:  water1.jpg Publication Date:  May 05, 2015

read more

Water Community Kicks Off Drinking Water Week

Mon, 2015-05-04 10:08
Source:  American Water Works Assn. Deck: 

National Drinking Water Week is May 3 to 9, 2015

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the water community kicked off Drinking Water Week across North America May 3 by asking the question “What do you know about H2O?”

Image:  sink.jpg Publication Date:  May 04, 2015

read more

Officials from Jordan River Valley, Great Lakes Region Sign Sister Waters Agreement

Mon, 2015-05-04 09:59
Source:  Sister Cities Intl. Deck: 

The signing took place at a two-day summit at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Mayors and city officials from across the Great Lakes and the Jordan River Valley signed an agreement this month linking their communities through a “Sister Waters” partnership.

Image:  jordan.jpg Publication Date:  May 04, 2015

read more

GWI Announces 2015 Global Water Award Winners

Mon, 2015-05-04 09:46
Source:  Global Water Intelligence Deck: 

The awards were presented Monday April 27 at the Nasioutzik Museum in Greece during the Global Water Summit

Global Water Intelligence (GWI) announced the winners of the 2015 Global Water Awards, which were presented Monday April 27 at the Nasioutzik Museum in Greece during the Global Water Summit. The winners were announced in a ceremony presented by José Manuel Barroso.

Image:  award.jpg Publication Date:  May 04, 2015

read more

LG Sonic, American Water Partner to Monitor, Control Algal Blooms

Fri, 2015-05-01 10:25
Source:  LG Sonic Deck: 

Companies partnered on a study of an ultrasonic buoy that targets and successfully removes algae

American Water and LG Sonic have formed a partnership to perform ultrasonic algae control in water treatment plants. This makes LG Sonic the first European company to become a certified innovation partner of American Water.

Image:  network.jpg Publication Date:  May 01, 2015

read more

Cement Plant to Cut Toxic Discharges to San Francisco Bay

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:49
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Company to spend more than $7.5 million for violations at cement facility near Cupertino, Calif.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice and the state of California announced a settlement requiring the Lehigh cement plant near Cupertino to reduce toxic discharges of selenium and other metals to Permanente Creek, a tributary of San Francisco Bay. The facility, owned by Hanson Permanente Cement Inc.

Image:  sanfran.jpg Publication Date:  May 01, 2015

read more

IFAT Exhibitions to Feature GreenTec Awards

Thu, 2015-04-30 10:04
Source:  Messe München Deck: 

Messe München will be a platinum sponsor of the GreenTec Awards at IFAT through 2018

The GreenTec Awards were presented at IFAT in 2014 in a Gala Night at the beginning of Munich’s world exhibition for environmental technologies. The program will continue in upcoming exhibitions, as IFAT 2015 and 2017 in Berlin, and IFAT 2016 and 2018 in Munich will feature the GreenTec Awards. Messe München will be acting as a platinum sponsor for these environmental and business awards.

Image:  ifat.jpg Publication Date:  April 30, 2015

read more

CMU Researchers Receive Grant to Aid Federal Resilient Lands & Waters Initiative

Thu, 2015-04-30 09:29
Source:  Central Michigan University Deck: 

Institute for Great Lakes Research scientists are developing prioritization tool for governmental use

Central Michigan University’s (CMU) Institute for Great Lakes Research (IGLR) is helping the U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration identify and restore Great Lakes coastal wetlands and, in the process, make them more resilient to a changing climate.

Image:  Great-Lakes-Research.jpg Publication Date:  April 30, 2015

read more

Maryland County Receives Storm Water Management, Environmental Design Award

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:53
Source:  Anne Arundel County Deck: 

The first place honor recognized the county's Stormwater Management and Stream and Wetland Restoration Project in Millersville, Md.

The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works (DPW) won a 2015 Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award (BUBBA) from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network for Best Combination of BMPs in a Series Category.

The first place honor recognized DPW’s Stormwater Management and Stream and Wetland Restoration Project in Millersville, Md., and the implementation of several storm water management and environmental site design practices associated with the construction of the Central Utility Operations Facility.

Image:  award2.jpg Publication Date:  April 29, 2015

read more

Email Subscriptions