Water + Stormwater

Water and stormwater news including rainwater harvesting, wastewater, sewage plans, city planning, dams, and pipe systems.


Woolpert contracts with Gwinnett County on sewer, stormwater inspection project

Woolpert was 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 million per year for Section A (stormwater), respectively.

New ASTM standard test method will aid in stormwater treatment

A new ASTM International test method will help determine the hydraulic capacity of treatment devices that filter stormwater runoff.

Urban stormwater summit set for Chicago

Great Water Cities 2016: Rainfall to Results in Action, May 10-11, 2016, in Chicago, will provide a catalyst for continued advancement in several key areas of managing stormwater runoff and valuing it as a resource.

WEF accepting applications for 2016 National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is now accepting applications for its second annual National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program. Phase I and Phase II municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permit holders are invited to submit an application by April 15, 2016.

LTU will test new stormwater drainage system for parking lots

Lawrence Technological University (LTU) is the first of several test sites around the country for a new drainage system for parking lots that is expected to significantly reduce stormwater runoff, a major source of water pollution. The goal is to create a new national standard in stormwater design.

AEC TECH NEWS: NDS-Triton partnership expands single-source, scalable system for onsite stormwater management

NDS, Inc., a provider of stormwater management solutions for residential and commercial applications, announced a new partnership with Triton Stormwater Solutions (TritonSWS) that adds three lines of Tritons stormwater chamber products to NDSs S5 Sustainable Stormwater Solution system.

Stormwater Maintenance & Consulting offering two new services

Stormwater Maintenance and Consulting a company specializing in the design, inspection, maintenance, and construction of stormwater infrastructure added Surveying and Pipeline Services to their Maryland Department of Transportation Certification as a Women Business Enterprise.

Guidelines needed on safe use of stormwater and graywater

In the face of drought and major water shortages, the U.S. is increasingly turning to alternative water sources like stormwater and graywater, but guidelines and research on their risk to public health and the environment are needed to support decisions for safe use, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

WEF announces Chris French as director of stormwater programs

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced that Chris French has joined the organization as its new director of stormwater programs. French will use his more than 15 years of water sector experience to expand this core competency area for WEF. He will guide the efforts of the WEF Stormwater Institute, a recently launched center of excellence that provides national leadership for sustainable stormwater management.

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