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Sep 30 2016
In honor of Chicago meteorologist Tom Skilling's 38 years of educating the public on weather activity in the Chicago region, the Metropolitan Water…
Jul 1 2016
The American Public Works Assn. (APWA) joins 86 organizations—including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Assn. of Port Authorities and the…
May 3 2016
Earlier this month, commissioners with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) descended on the state capitol to talk…
Mar 2 2016
As the Daytona Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., continues its $400 million construction project, one key part was the improvement to nearby roads…
Jan 6 2016
The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Environment and Water has revealed that the rain experienced on January 3, 2016, has resulted in the collection…
Dec 31 2015
FabGuard media used in Fabco’s StormBasin, StormSafe and patented Helix treatment systems has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection…
Dec 3 2015
In Niagara Falls, N.Y., three engineering firms were involved in different phases of design for a new intermodal facility for Covanta—one of the…
Dec 2 2015
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's (MWRD) new Thornton Composite Reservoir has come to the aid of local waterways and…
Nov 25 2015
Joining school leaders and students and various organizations, officials with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD)…
Nov 16 2015
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced that Chris French has joined the organization as its new director of storm water programs. French…
Nov 10 2015
The International Code Council (ICC) and CSA Group have posted the first draft of the CSA/ICC B805 Rainwater Harvesting Systems standard for public…
Nov 9 2015
Environmental Connection 2016 registration is now open. The International Erosion Control Assn.’s educational event for the erosion, sediment control…
Oct 1 2015
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) recently released of a new comprehensive report that details the challenges, opportunities and pathways to…
Sep 21 2015
Inside Drops for sanitary sewers eliminate outside drops, clean up failed inside drops and are excellent as storm water drops and in wet wells.…
Sep 9 2015
Dubbed the "Grand Canyon of the South Suburbs," the Thornton Composite Reservoir presents a larger than life view from above with a larger than life…
Aug 18 2015
Construction on the Busse Woods Reservoir South Dam Modification project in Elk Grove Village, Ill., is under way, bringing two counties together on…
Jul 21 2015
With record-setting rainfall pummeling the Chicago area this June, many residents of the city’s West Side attended a workshop highlighting the use of…
Jul 7 2015
The East of Hudson Watershed Corp. (EOHWC) is a not-for-profit development corporation established by the municipalities in northern Westchester,…
Jul 1 2015
The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has two new projects underway expanding on its storm water research. The first project, Stream…
Jun 15 2015
The wettest May on record, in which the state of Texas averaged nearly 9 in. of rain for the month, has brought an end to the state's four-year…
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