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  • Reducing runoff pollution in the US

    Over the past century, runaway development has paved over forests, fields and wetlands across the country. Along with urbanization has come the problem of 'urban stormwater' – rainwater that washes over dirty surfaces such as roads, buildings and lawns and becomes a major source of pollution in rivers, lakes and bays. While much has been achieved in the past 30 years to limit pollution from ...


    By Erosion Control Forum

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Stormwater Treatment for New Plant Improves More than Water

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  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • In Preparation for the America’s Cup, KKMI Sausalito is First Bay Area Boatyard to Meet California's Rigorous Benchmark for Stormwater Management

    KKMI Sausalito, LLC has achieved the distinction of becoming the first Bay Area boatyard to meet California’s rigorous benchmarks for stormwater management. These benchmarks are an important step in demonstrating proper filtration and treatment to reduce the harmful effects of toxic metals on water quality in San Francisco Bay. KKMI’s recent testing for copper, lead and zinc is ...


  • Babylon Leaders Protect Great South Bay from Greatest Source of U.S. Water Pollution; Set Standard for Municipal Stormwater Treatment

    The Village of Babylon, located on the southern coast of Long Island and AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ABHD) ("AbTech"), a developer and manufacturer of patented innovative environmental technologies addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, announced today the results of a five-year study exploring the efficacy of AbTech's proprietary Smart Sponge® filtration technology in ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman Announces Success of New Filtration Technology Cleaning Up Our Nation`s Waterways

    The success of Long Island Sound's newest environmental hero, the Smart Sponge, announced by Senator Lieberman, the Long Island Soundkeeper and founder of AbTech Industries Glenn Rink. Initial field test show the Smart Sponge technology destroyed 75-99.9% of bacteria from stormwater including E.coli and fecal coliform. (PRWEB) June 13, 2006 -- U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) recently joined ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Washington State approves Hydro International`s Up-Flo Filter for `Pilot Use`

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced that the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) has approved Hydro’s Up-Flo™ Filter for a “Pilot Use Level Designation” in stormwater projects. The State designated the Up-Flo for pilot use in ...


  • James Madison University Recreation Facility

    James Madison University (JMU) serves 18,000 students on its 680-acre campus and has begun construction on University Park, the campus’ newest outdoor recreation facility. The top section of University Park will be used for recreation facilities, including tennis, sand volleyball and basketball courts as well as multipurpose fields, a disc golf course and a ropes course. The lower section ...

  • NACWA, NRDC Forward Statement Supporting Green Infrastructure to EPA

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and 20 other groups representing conservation interests, public utilities, and state regulators have joined forces to promote the use of green infrastructure as an economical and efficient way to reduce the impacts of combined and sanitary sewer overflows and to control stormwater runoff.  ...

  • Hydro International Signs New Distributorship Agreement in Midwest and South Regions

    Thompson Culvert Co. to Sell Hydro Stormwater Control Solutions in Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Kansas PORTLAND, Maine – Dec. 19, 2007 — Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced an agreement with Thompson ...


  • Hydro International’s Up-Flo Filter Approved For Use By Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

    PORTLAND, Maine – Nov. 7, 2007 — Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced that the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) in Missouri has approved Hydro’s Up-Flo™ Filter for use in stormwater management applications in the district. ...


  • EPA Announces 2012 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Make Beaches Safer in Michigan and Wisconsin

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced seven Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants, totaling over $2.6 million, to improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin. The grants were announced by EPA Regional Administrator and Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman at Samuel Myers Park in Racine, Wisconsin, at one of the beaches targeted for ...

  • The First of its Kind - BaySaver Technologies helps Lake Taneycomo

    By Wiley Hendrix BDN Copy Editor Along with all the shopping and convention facilities Branson Landing will offer, Lake Taneycomo will also get a boost from the $400 million project. An environmentally friendly underground filtration system, called the BaySaver Stormwater Separation System, at the retail and convention center development downtown will “greatly reduce the amount of oil, ...


    By BaySaver Technologies, Inc.

  • First City of LA project fully funded by Proposition O

    Los Angeles City Council member Bill Rosendahl, District 11, City Engineer Gary Lee Moore, and other officials of the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works joined Venice stakeholders today at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Grand Boulevard Tree Wells, the first City project fully funded by Proposition O funds. The Grand Boulevard Tree Wells project will install seven Filterra ...


  • Groundbreaking for Highway 12 improvements takes place

    County of Sonoma Begins Spring Highway 12 Project Using Filterra Bioretention Systems October 20, 2008 - Boyes Hot Springs, CA - Sonoma County 1st District Supervisor, Valerie Brown and other members of the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department, California Department of Transportation, District 4, and the Springs Redevelopment ...


  • Colorado`s National Park Service Chooses the Smart Sponge® as Clean Water Cure for Three Curecanti Recreational Marinas

    Smart Sponge catch basin inserts selected by the National Park Service to help control stormwater runoff pollution. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) -- AbTech Industries’ Smart Sponge® technology is most commonly associated with filtration systems that are currently cleaning up polluted street runoff in the storm drains of 27 states. However, the Smart Sponge’s versatility makes it ideal for a variety of ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

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