stormwater pollution News

  • EPA acts to strengthen stormwater pollution controls in guam

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a decision to require all dischargers of urban stormwater in Guam to obtain permits to control pollution in runoff from urbanized areas of the island. Today’s action designates all current and future municipal stormwater sources in Guam to follow Clean Water Act permitting requirements. Municipal stormwater is a leading cause of water ...

  • Stormwater pollution tackled to improve water quality in Charles River, MA

    EPA is taking strong action to enact the next generation of environmental protection for the Charles River by tackling pollution problems caused by stormwater. Specifically, EPA today announced a targeted effort to apply more stringent controls on stormwater pollution in the Charles River watershed, where stormwater containing high levels of phosphorus is a chief culprit in dramatic algae blooms ...

  • Myrtle Beach to Host Stormwater Experts at National Water Pollution Conference

    The world's foremost experts on storm- and surface-water quality will get together in Myrtle Beach, SC August 18–22 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.   With NPDES compliance in mind,StormCon2013 brings together ...


    By Forester Media 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 ...

  • Large flow stormwater separators

    View Our Extensive Line of Products One of the biggest threats to our nation's clean water supply is surface runoff from certain urban and industrial areas. Another major source of groundwater contamination comes from leaking fuel oil and gasoline tanks associated with fueling stations, tank farms and ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • 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

  • Blue Roofs for Stormwater Control

    BOSTON - On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, spoke from the roof of P.S. 118 in Queens on technologies that the City will be considering to reduce stormwater flow impacts to wastewater treatment plants.  One of the technologies, blue roofs, uses site-specific retention systems to ...


    By GeoSyntec Consultants, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Support for wastewater and stormwater systems

    The City of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, has chosen InfoSWMM software as its advanced sanitary sewer and stormwater modeling and design solution. The decision helps the city leverage its investment in ArcGIS technology from ESRI (Redlands, CA) by giving it the most technologically advanced GIS-centric software platform available for managing and operating its wastewater and stormwater systems. ...

  • 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, ...

  • Integrated civil engineering and stormwater modeling

    Bentley Systems has integrated its civil engineering design and stormwater modeling and analysis applications to further enhance workflows and facilitate collaboration. The applications include InRoads, GEOPAK, PowerCivil for North America, MXROAD, CivilStorm, StormCAD, and PondPack products. With this integration, civil designers can ensure the accurate location of stormwater infrastructure ...

  • Inmon named Director at Stormwater Management

    Judy Inmon promoted to Director of Marketing at this fast ...


  • Advanced stormwater and river modelling and management

    The City of Austin, USA, has selected MWH Soft"s InfoWorks SD and InfoWorks RS for advanced stormwater and river modelling and management. Situated on the Colorado River, the city has three man-made lakes within its limits: Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Lake Walter E. Long, all on the river. The foot of Lake Travis, including Mansfield Dam, is also located within the city limits. This complex ...

  • Bigger and better Stormwater BMP database

    There is no end to the creativity in stormwater management programs. A newly designed website now makes it much easier for stormwater professionals to evaluate best management practices (BMPs), to make sure that their creativity produces an effective and reliable system. Improvements in the International Stormwater BMP Database were recently unveiled ...

  • Advanced stormwater and river modelling and management

    The City of Austin, USA, has selected MWH Soft"s InfoWorks SD and InfoWorks RS for advanced stormwater and river modelling and management. Situated on the Colorado River, the city has three man-made lakes within its limits: Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Lake Walter E. Long, all on the river. The foot of Lake Travis, including Mansfield Dam, is also located within the city limits. This complex ...


    By Innovyze

  • Advanced stormwater and river modeling and management

    The City of Austin, TX, has selected MWH Soft"s InfoWorks SD and InfoWorks RS for advanced stormwater and river modeling and management. Situated on the Colorado River, the city has three man-made lakes within its limits: Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Lake Walter E. Long, all on the river. The foot of Lake Travis, including Mansfield Dam, is also located within the city limits. This complex ...


    By Innovyze

  • National Water Pollution Conference to Include Green Infrastructure, Erosion & Sediment Control, and Industrial Stormwater Courses

    StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, announces an extensively expanded educational lineup that includes separate tracks addressing Industrial Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Erosion & Sediment Control. This increases the number of conference tracks to seven and the number of separate educational sessions to more than 120, an unprecedented array of ...


  • EPA Providing $3 Million to Advance Green Solutions for Reducing Philadelphia Stormwater Pollution

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing up to $3 million in research grants for projects that will study the benefits of green techniques in controlling stormwater pollution in Philadelphia. The funds will help advance the city’s landmark Green City, Clean Waters plan. EPA’s “Science to Achieve Results” (STAR) program will fund major research projects ...

  • 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.

  • Stormwater Pollution Conference Prices Increase After August 10 - Register Now for StormCon and Save!

     The world's leading experts on storm- and surface-water quality will gather here August 19-23 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.   After August 10 the Early Bird registration rates expire, so register today and ...


    By Forester Media Inc.

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you