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  • Announcing the WEFTEC Stormwater Congress

    Announcing the Inaugural Stormwater Congress at WEFTEC 2013 WEF’s Stormwater Congress will maximize networking opportunities for stormwater professionals and facilitate participation in high-quality programming dedicated to stormwater-related issues. Attendees will be exposed to coverage on cutting-edge issues such as changing regulations and policies, climate change impacts, stream ...

  • Stormwater newsletter premiers today

    Today saw the premier of a new publication designed to keep water quality professionals informed about activities and developments related to the topic of stormwater — a subject of comprehensive and rapidly expanding portfolio at the Water Environment Federation (WEF). ...

  • Wastewater/Stormwater Permitting in Texas

    Join us as we cover wastewater and storm water permitting mechanisms in Texas. We will discuss individual as well as general permit options, and provide general guidance on applicability. We will also briefly discuss recent regulatory changes and proposed changes to the definition of “waters of the US” and implications on the permitting programs. Course Topics ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Attention California Stormwater Professionals: Beat the Deadline! Training Course for Qualified SWPPP Developers Added to StormCon August 22-24

    The new California General Construction Permit requires everyone needing the Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) certification to attend an approved QSD training course before September 2.  StormCon will host the final QSD-qualifying training course in the state before the deadline takes effect. This is the last chance to take this required course ...


  • “Granite Environmental, Inc. successfully completed the Florida stormwater and sedimentation control inspector training program”

    Two employees of Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI) participated and successfully completed the Florida Stormwater and Sedimentation Control Inspector Training Program in November 2009. In this two day, graded class, sponsored by the Brevard County Natural Resources Management Office Stormwater Program and the Agriculture and Extension Services Department, both employees received a beneficial ...

  • Florida stormwater management inspectors flood Granite Environmental

    Five more qualified and certified Florida Stormwater Management Inspectors beef up Granite Environmental, giving them a grand total seven certified in-house inspectors! For two full days the participants studied and tested to complete the Florida Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector Program, held in Palm Bay, FL on February 2-3. Hal Lundsford, of the Department of Environmental ...

  • Stormwater Professionals Face Deadline for Education & Certification

    Water protection experts will gather in Myrtle Beach August 18 - 22 to explore the newest pollution prevention technologies and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.  With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2013 brings together public officials, builders and contractors, inspectors, civil engineers, designers, regulators, enforcement ...


    By Forester Media Inc.

  • Students Compete to Design Green Stormwater Management Systems

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is engaging teams of college students to develop green infrastructure system designs to manage stormwater runoff in its third annual Campus RainWorks Challenge. Registration ends Oct. 3. Stormwater is one of the nation’s most significant challenges to water quality. It pollutes our nation’s streams, rivers and lakes, posing a threat to human ...

  • Home Builders settle stormwater violations for US$4.3m

    Four of the US's largest home builders have agreed to pay civil penalties totaling US$4.3 million to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department and US Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The four separate settlements resolve alleged violations of stormwater runoff regulations at construction sites in 34 states and the District of Columbia. The companies ...

  • Stormwater Professionals Face Deadline for Education & Certification

     Water protection experts will gather in Denver August 19 - 23 to explore the newest pollution prevention technologies and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.  With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2012 brings together public officials, builders and contractors, inspectors, civil engineers, designers, ...


    By Forester Media Inc.

  • Stormwater Professionals Face Deadline for Education & Certification

    Water protection experts will gather in Anaheim August 21–25 to explore the newest pollution prevention technologies and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.  With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2011 brings together public officials, builders and contractors, ...


  • 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.

  • Home Depot fined $1.3m for stormwater violations

    Home Depot has agreed to pay a $1.3 million penalty and implement a nationwide compliance program to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement resolves alleged violations that were discovered at more than 30 construction sites in 28 states where new Home Depot stores were being built.  The ...

  • Stormwater Magazine Features StormTrap’s Stormwater Management Systems for the Chicago Navy Pier Renovation Project

    The Navy Pier in Chicago has undergone many changes since its construction began in 1914; it has served as a commercial pier and entertainment venue, a Navy training center, a college classroom for the University of Illinois for returning war veterans in 1946, and finally as a public gathering ...


    By StormTrap, LLC

  • 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: ...


  • 2007 Training Brochure Released

    Aarcher Institute released its new 2007 Public Training Brochure this February. The brochure highlights the Institute and the many new courses added to the 2007 public training schedule including, Toxicology Made Simple, EH&S Compliance Audits, The Advanced Environmental Bootcamp, The Clean Water Compliance Bootcamp, and the Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks Course. Our previous and ...

  • EPA Settles Stormwater Case to Protect Richmond Water Quality

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the city of Richmond has settled alleged violations of Clean Water Act regulations that protect waterways from polluted stormwater runoff. In a consent agreement with EPA, Richmond has agreed to pay a $12,000 penalty to settle the alleged violations related to its storm sewer system and notified EPA that the city is now in compliance ...

  • Innovyze software training

    Innovyze has launched training offerings for its water and wastewater hydraulic and asset performance modelling software. Regularly scheduled training classes will be held in California and Colorado in the United States and in Wallingford, United Kingdom. Innovyze’s IACET-accredited courses cover the basic functionality of all ...


  • The EI Group's Michael Walker Receives Stormwater BMP Certification

    Michael Walker, P.E., CEM, LEED-AP has recently obtained certification through North Carolina State University (NCSU) as a Stormwater BMP (Best Management Practices) Inspection and Maintenance Professional.  The NCSU program is recognized as the standard for qualifying Stormwater BMP professionals even beyond the borders of North Carolina.    Communities must manage rainfall ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • EPA launches competition for college students to develop innovative approaches to stormwater management

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new design competition called the Campus RainWorks Challenge to encourage student teams on college and university campuses across the country to develop innovative approaches to stormwater management. Stormwater is a major cause of water pollution in urban areas in the U.S., impacting the health of people across the country as well as ...

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