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Does stormwater management work?

There have been some recent papers that examine the question:  “Does stormwater management work?” That is, does the installation of stormwater control measures decrease runoff volume and peak flows. 549 more words

Hydrology

Brown Bag Lecture #3: Stormwater Manual and Updates on Stormwater Regulations

Speaker: Kevin Burke, DEC
Thursday Dec. 8, 2016
11:00 AM-Noon
Winooski Room

The Department of Environmental Conservation is updating the Vermont Stormwater Management Manual to improve upon stormwater treatment and control requirements, including a new focus on reducing runoff and incorporating green stormwater infrastructure. 53 more words

Announcements

Spokane Mayor David Condon Stormwater Management and Infrastructure

In this photo for a Cityvision magazine story about stormwater management and infrastructure, Spokane Mayor David Condon poses for a photograph above Huntington Park. https://www.awcnet.org/Portals/0/Documents/Publications/Cityvision/2016/Cityvision0916.pdf… 29 more words

Photography

Bristol Borough seeks exemption from potentially costly stormwater regulations

This month, Bristol Borough will spend around five grand in an attempt to save a couple hundred thousand dollars.

Samantha Brinker of Gilmore & Associates, the borough’s engineering firm, outlined upcoming state and federal stormwater requirements at last week’s borough council work session. 724 more words

Bristol Borough

EBC’s Water Resources Program Highlights Complex Debate

On November 3, the Environmental Business Council (EBC) of New England hosted a Water Resources Program on the “Ongoing Saga of the Massachusetts Small MS4 Stormwater General Permit – What’s Next?” Thelma Murphy from the U.S. 642 more words

Lower Ark district joins federal lawsuit against #Colorado Springs -- @ChieftainNews

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Peter Roper):

The Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District has joined a federal lawsuit against Colorado Springs for not controlling stormwater flooding and discharging pollutants into Fountain Creek and the Arkansas River.

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Colorado Water

Infrastructure bill (part 2)

Many communities that have issue with older infrastructure may suffer from loss of economic opportunities (Flint, Detroit, Cleveland).  This compounds the problem with local capacity for maintenance and report of infrastructure. 812 more words

Leadership