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  • Stormwater Catch Basin Filters

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will offer a means to reduce the impact of contaminated stormwater entering local drains. WK45326, Specification for Stormwater Catch Basin Filter, will aid community developments, sports facilities, fairgrounds, stadiums and factories in complying with U.S. Environmental Protection ...


    By ASTM International

  • Warning! Beware of Stormwater Product!

    Warning about stormwater insert being sold under the trademark “SafeDrain” In 2004, Cameron M. Colson patented a leading storm water drain insert that utilized a butterfly valve mounted inside the storm water pan that aided in spill control. This storm water pollution prevention design, while being very effective at containment, has ...

  • Turning stormwater into drinking water

    CSIRO scientists have bottled ‘Recharge’ , pure drinking water that was once stormwater. “This is an exciting demonstration of the value of stormwater and the drinking water that can be produced from it by using a combination of natural treatment processes and engineered methods,” CSIRO’s Water for a Healthy Country Flagship Urban Water Stream Leader Dr Peter Dillon said. The water was captured ...

  • Cleaning up the effects of stormwater with biofilters

    Stormwater in urban areas can have negative effects on both the quantity and quality of surface- and ground-waters. Biofiltration systems are a popular form of water treatment, but information on their performance with stormwater is limited to laboratory studies. This research is the first to evaluate three biofiltration systems in practice. Biofiltration systems (otherwise known as biofilters, ...

  • New Pig expands stormwater management product offering

     New Pig Corporation has expanded their Stormwater Management line to help block, filter, capture and isolate pollutants from entering the environment via storm drain, surface water or groundwater. Over 180 Stormwater Management products, including the PIG® Drive-Over DRAINBLOCKER™ Drain Cover that can stand up to heavy traffic while providing semi-permanent drain protection are featured in ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • New biodegradable products for treating stormwater runoff launched

    Construction contractors and managers of industrial sites finally have an affordable and completely environmentally responsible resource to meet today’s stringent discharge standards thanks to ChitoVan™LC, an innovative product launched nationally today by Cascade EcoSolutions. The announcement came at StormCon, the World’s Largest Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, August 3-7, in ...

  • New Jersey DEP approves use of Hydro International’s Up-Flo® filter in stormwater treatment projects

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflow, today announced that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has approved the use of Hydro Up-Flo® Filter, an advanced stormwater filtration device, in New Jersey stormwater treatment projects.The ...


  • Short Course: Stormwater Treatment – How It Works

    Meeting the Challenge of Today’s Regulations (Mount Airy, Maryland) September 8, 2006 – BaySaver Technologies, Inc. and renowned industry expert Dr. Gary Minton, P.E. team together to offer a two-day short course, Stormwater Treatment – How It Works, November 29 and 30, 2006 in Baltimore, Maryland. Attendees will learn about the most up-to-date stormwater treatment solutions in the industry, ...


    By BaySaver Technologies, Inc.

  • Wal-Mart Penalized for Stormwater Violations in Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (ENS) - Wal-Mart will pay a civil penalty of $24,000 for not preventing rain water from washing sediments and pollution into waterways at its Supercenter construction site in Caguas, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, announced Thursday that the Fortune 500 company had failed to comply with the federal Clean Water Act with regard to ...

  • George Caamano of Stormwater Online, Inc. Gives ISRI Lecture on Affordable Stormwater Treatment

    A recent lecture given by our director George Caamano at the ISRI Safety and Environmental Counseling Convention discussed stormwater chemistry and affordable treatment systems. This lecture provided those present at the ISRI convention with some basic chemistry that led Stormwater Online to develop a solids-removal focus for storm water treatment technology. In summary, the logic is as follows: ...


  • Marietta, Ga., Approves Use of Hydro International’s Stormwater Treatment Products

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflow, today announced that the city of Marietta, Ga., has approved the use of the Hydro Up-Flo® Filter and the Hydro Downstream Defender® for stormwater treatment projects.The Marietta Public Works Department added the ...


  • Hydro International adds maintenance services for stormwater control portfolio

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced plans to expand its service portfolio to offer maintenance contracts for its stormwater control implementations. Hydro has reached a deal to subcontract its stormwater maintenance support services to ...


  • Spokane wins EPA PISCES award for innovative stormwater project

    Today, the City of Spokane will receive the prestigious PISCES Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for successfully demonstrating innovative stormwater control strategies on West Broadway Avenue in Spokane, Washington. Polluted stormwater now is considered the leading cause of urban water pollution and the largest source of pollution in the Spokane River. Stormwater is rain and ...

  • Stormwater bypass and treatment project protects sensitive cold water stream

    Aquatech Dewatering was recently retained to intercept, bypass and filter exceedingly turbid stormwater passing through a large drainage ditch, which ran through an area under construction before entering a natural water course, located in the Greater Toronto Area. The main challenge was to design, install and commission a system that would handle flows raining from 76 litres to 7,600 litres per ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Tomorrow: EPA chief, mayor nutter to highlight green stormwater infrastructure

    Tomorrow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will join Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to highlight the Philadelphia Water Department’s green stormwater infrastructure investments, particularly the Big Green Block initiative, a collaborative sustainability project at and around Shissler Recreation Center. The two will be joined by Congresswoman Allyson ...

  • Retention Pond Services manager featured as stormwater system expert in national publication

    Vida Obieglo, general manager of Retention Pond Services, Inc., an environmentally savvy stormwater management company, has recently published an article in Professional Retail Store Maintenance magazine. The article entitled “Stormwater Checklist: 10 things business owners should know about stormwater systems” reviews how to properly maintain the functionality of a system and some the most ...


    By Retention Pond Services Inc.

  • U.S. EPA Requires ADOT to Reduce Pollution from Stormwater Runoff

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to improve the state’s stormwater management program as part of EPA’s national effort to reduce pollution of waterways by runoff from cities and statewide transportation agencies. ADOT manages 18,000 travel lane miles across the state, and stormwater runoff from its ...

  • Stormceptor® and Jellyfish® Selected For Maximum Stormwater Protection at Bigfork Bay/Flathead Lake, Montana

    When the residents of Flathead Lake in northwest Montana sought solutions to untreated stormwater entering the Lake at Bigfork Bay, they turned to Imbrium™ Systems' treatment technologies to provide engineered Stormwater solutions.  Unfortunately, water quality at Flathead Lake has gradually declined over recent decades as the human ...


    By Imbrium Systems Inc.

  • New BayFilter™ Boasts the Greatest Flow Rate and Pollutant Removal Efficiencies in the Stormwater Industry

    Mount Airy, Maryland – BaySaver Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its new BayFilter stormwater filtration system. After nearly a decade of research and development, the new multi-layered underground sand filtration system removes very fine sediment and nutrient pollutants from stormwater runoff at an astounding flow rate of 30 GPM per cartridge – twice the flow rate of any ...


    By BaySaver Technologies, Inc.

  • EPA Kicks Off Campus RainWorks Challenge to Develop Innovative Approaches to Stormwater Management

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching its fourth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge for undergraduate and graduate students to design green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and increase resiliency to climate change. Student teams, working with a faculty advisor, will propose green infrastructure projects for their campuses, demonstrating how managing stormwater ...

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