storm water management Articles

  • Compost in the mix for storm water management

    Bioretention areas, also known as rain gardens, are increasingly being used to capture and treat storm water runoff from impervious surfaces such as roofs, sidewalks and parking lots. These landscaped areas often feature native plants installed in an engineered soil mixture that includes compost. “Bioretention areas or rain gardens are an attractive storm water Best Management Practice (BMP) ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Novel Approach to Storm Water Management for BNR Facilities

    ABSTRACTOne of the major challenges faced by most wastewater treatment facilities today is the need to develop and operate a sound and responsive storm water management program in the absence of an assured and adequate source of funding. This paper will discuss various strategies, such as flow equalization and off-line storage of MLSS, which could be implemented to mitigate the negative impact of ...

  • Forum: Urban storm water management: quantity and quality

    A watershed can experience extra stresses due to the activities of urbanisation such as new land developments. This brief Forum paper raises two matters for discussion concerning best management prectices (BMPs) in this area: firstly, that it would be beneficial to have more continuous monitoring programs put in place to test and document the effectiveness of various BMPs in various regions; and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What is a storm water filtration?

    Water is the main source of living for human beings on this earth. Water is not only essential for human life but also it is a fundamental natural resource for sustaining of wildlife and environment. It is the main substance for surviving a healthy life. There are many vital resources which contaminate the water and many death implications occur. Due to many natural calamities, the water source ...

  • Weathering the Storm

    Construction excavation and earthmoving recently got a bit more complicated as Phase II of EPAs Storm Water Final Rule went into effect this past spring. The change creates potential for rental dealers who specialize in construction equipment to capitalize on a unique opportunity. While the subject seems new to some, Phase II originated from a 1992 court decision handed down in a lawsuit against ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans

    Why Your Railroad Facility Needs One and What to do About It Did you know that that railroad facilities are subject to the Clean Water Act? This includes requirements to have a ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Sustainable Storm Water Management at the Ford Rouge Complex Redevelopment Site

    The Ford Rouge Center began as a vision by Henry Ford to create a wholly independent, self-contained manufacturing site where every part needed for an automobile could be produced, machined, finished and assembled from raw materials into a completed vehicle, ready for the road. In 1915, in order to turn his vision into reality, Henry Ford purchased approximately 1,100 acres of land located in ...


    By Arcadis

  • Selection of monitoring locations for storm water quality assessment

    Storm water runoff is a major contributor to the pollution of receiving waters. Storm water characteristics may vary significantly between locations and events. Hence, for each given location, this necessitates a well-designed monitoring campaign prior to selection of an appropriate storm water management strategy. The challenge for the design of a monitoring campaign with a given budget is to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Building soils for storm water compliance and successful landscapes

    THE SOILS for Salmon project - initiated in 1999 by the Washington Organic Recycling Council (WORC) - has been building momentum through collaboration with the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT), regulators at the state Department of Ecology, local governments, scientists, and green leaders in the building, landscape and development industries. Over the years, the Soils for Salmon ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Impact of floods, hurricanes and storms

    What happens to the water network in the wake of hurricanes and floods? Just days after Hurricane Harvey dumped over 50 inches of rain on the American state of Texas causing the deaths of 60 people and delivering billions of dollars worth of damage to homes and property, Hurricane Irma has wreaked havoc in the Caribbean with the most powerful Atlantic storm in recorded history. ...


    By Detectronic Ltd

  • JM Eagle weathering the storm

    The United States economy has been in a downward spiral for a number of years, and most business owners are feeling the pinch. Two years ago the JM Eagle plant in Sunnyside was closed down…its future was uncertain. But after months of planning and reconstructing, JM Eagle announced it was installing high density polyethylene pipe (HDPE) production lines at the Sunnyside facility. ...


    By JM Eagle

  • Water-related disaster risk reduction (DRR) management in the United States: floods and storm surges

    Water resources planning and management has evolved in the United States through several distinct stages over the past two centuries, transitioning from a concern for inland waterways transportation to single purpose flood control and finally to multiple purpose large reservoirs. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) was always considered to be one of the main goals of these strategies. Reviewing ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Northamptonshire County Council - Storm Case Study

    The Issue It is a common perception amongst homeowners living away from rivers or coastal areas or when there are periods of drought and water shortages that the risk of flooding is not possible. However, the hottest and driest weather conditions are often preceded by thunderstorms or flash flooding. In urban areas, heavy rainfall over dry land with poor absorption increases run-off, ...


    By Casella

  • Implementing SPCC Requirements and Storm Water BMPS at a Large Industrial Facility

    ABSTRACTRecently, much attention has been focused on storm water pollution prevention and spill management. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its Final Rule for Oil Pollution Prevention (40 CFR Part 112) on July 17, 2002, making major changes to the original rule issued in 1973. Facilities subject to this regulation must amend their Spill Prevention, Control, and ...

  • Leaching of additives from construction materials to urban storm water runoff

    Urban water management requires further clarification about pollutants in storm water. Little is known about the release of organic additives used in construction materials and the impact of these compounds to storm water runoff. We investigated sources and pathways of additives used in construction materials, i.e., biocides in facades' render as well as root protection products in bitumen ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Crisafulli vertical, trailer, and hydraulic submersible pump case history storm water management-case study

    Crisafulli Trailer, Vertical, and Hydraulic Submersible Pumps.  Excerpts from a 1997 report submitted by Jeffrey A. Simpson, Marshall-Bond, Inc. Regarding a STORM WATER MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY for the Winnetka, Illinois Department of Public Works. The Town uses the following Crisafulli equipment to solve its problem: One Crisafulli 12" Humpback Trailer ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Crisafulli vertical, trailer, and hydraulic submersible pump case history storm water management-case study

    Crisafulli Trailer, Vertical, and Hydraulic Submersible Pumps. Excerpts from a 1997 report submitted by Jeffrey A. Simpson, Marshall-Bond, Inc. Regarding a STORM WATER MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY for the Winnetka, Illinois Department of Public Works. The Town uses the following Crisafulli equipment to solve its problem: One Crisafulli 12" Humpback Trailer Pump ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Iintegrated Storm Water Management (iSWM™): Changing the Way we Develop in North Central Texas

    ABSTRACTWith the continued need to protect human life, property, and natural resources, development projects in Texas need to change how storm water is integrated into the planning and design process. The predominant approach to storm water management in North Texas has been quantity based to address peak runoff from new development. Storm water regulations, quality of life issues, and ...

  • Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP)

    Storm water is the result of rain or snow melt that collects in an area that can drain from into a nearby body of waters such as a lake or river. The water can collect on roof tops, parking lots, saturated ground, roads, etc. The problem is that many of the pollutants of our modern living such as oil, grease, pesticides, sediment, salt, and animal waste are washed away within the storm water and ...

  • Privatization and Outsourcing Storm Water Discharge Requirements: Simplification Through Automated Sampling

    ABSTRACT Kelly Air Force Base (KAFB) is a large industrial complex that is currently undergoing a Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) action. Privatization is occurring concurrently with the base closure and realignment. The base maintains both two Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and two Texas Natural Resource Conservation ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

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