Stormwater Treatment News

  • How collaborative funding builds new economic opportunities in Detroit

    The city of Detroit, Michigan, is interested in converting unused open space into a haven for residents, with new recreation opportunities, urban farms, sustainable stormwater infrastructure and natural reserves. CH2M Senior Economist and Planner Mike Matichich and Water Resources Engineer Mark Mittag elaborate on how collaborative funding can lead to economic opportunities. Open ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • City of Lawrence, Kansas, Adopts InfoSWMM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Lawrence, Kansas, has chosen InfoSWMM, the firm’s industry-leading solution for geocentric smart wastewater network modeling. The software will enhance the development of the City’s ...


    By Innovyze

  • Newport News Selects InfoSWMM Product Portfolio

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Newport News, Virginia, has chosen InfoSWMM, InfoSWMM 2D and ...


    By Innovyze

  • Devron Sales Ltd. Participates At Drainage Engineers Conference 2016!

    On Friday, October 21st , Devron Sales will be participating in the 48th annual Drainage Engineers Conference. Devron is proud to be the Canadian manufacturer of the internationally acclaimed, bioengineered ShoreSox System. This innovative erosion control system is a soft-armour solution to reclaim lost land and aid in the ...


    By Devron Sales Ltd.

  • Nation’s 8th Greenest City Adopts InfoSWMM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Orlando, Florida, has chosen ...


    By Innovyze

  • Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference: GTI to Exhibit Its Retractable Tank Cover

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) looks forward to exhibiting at the Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference next week. The exhibit hall will be open August 31 and September 1 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland, USA, and GTI invites all attendees to visit us at booth 15. The conference is jointly organized by the ...

  • Framework for STEPP initiative released

    In July, the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) initiative crossed a milestone with the release of a document that provides recommendations on potential program design components. The document, Framework for a National Testing and Evaluation Program Based Upon the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) Initiative ...

  • Schools capture serious stormwater in New York

    The upgraded Edward Bleeker Junior High School playground does more than offer students a new outdoor area to enjoy, it captures some serious stormwater. Green infrastructure elements reduce stormwater A 0.5-ha (1.2-ac) asphalt lot at the school has been renovated with green infrastructure elements capable of capturing more than 4160 m3 (1.1 million gal) of stormwater ...

  • The Smart Sponge Technology

    AbTech’s Smart Sponge technology is at the heart of its product innovation. Its unique molecular structure is based on innovative polymer technologies that are chemically selective to hydrocarbons and can reduce bacteria levels. Smart Sponge fully encapsulates recovered oil, resulting in a substantially more effective response that prevents absorbed oil from leaching. It is also capable of ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Innovyze Releases InfoSWMM Generation V14.5, Spearheading New Era in GIS-Centric Smart Wastewater and Stormwater Modeling

    In its ongoing quest to equip the wastewater industry with the world’s most comprehensive and innovative smart network modeling and management solutions, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide availability of the V14.5 Generation of its industry-leading ...


    By Innovyze

  • Smart Sponge Technology Getting Smarter and More Advanced

    The Smart Sponge technology is at the heart of AbTech Industries product innovation. The unique molecular structure is based on innovative polymer technologies that are chemically selective to hydrocarbons and can reduce bacteria levels and also decrease heavy metals. Smart Sponge fully encapsulates recovered oil, resulting in a substantially more effective response that prevents absorbed oil ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • AppliTek Selected as Finalist for the 2016 China BlueTech Awards

    Nazareth (Belgium), June 2nd 2016 ― After the official news of being shortlisted for the awards, AppliTek has the pleasure to announce that it is climbing up the ring for the final contest of the inaugural China BlueTech Awards of June 2016. In the category Testing equipment and monitoring solutions AppliTek sparked the attention with its proprietary technology for monitoring toxicity in ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • China BlueTech water innovation awards identify market readiness

    Two awards that highlight technology suited to the Chinese water and wastewater industry have been launched. The China BlueTech Awards will focus on market readiness and will be awarded to one technology company from China and one from elsewhere in the world. The Awards are the brainchild of market intelligence specialist BlueTech Research in partnership with China strategy consultant Mandarin ...


    By Aquatech Global Events

  • Settlement Requires Milford, Mass. Glass Manufacturer to Improve Stormwater Treatment

    Wastewater discharged by a glass manufacturing company in Milford, Mass. into wetlands adjacent to the Charles River will be cleaner as a result of a recent settlement between the manufacturer and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Ardagh Glass Inc. agreed to pay a $103,440 penalty and to fund three environmental projects costing a total of about $121,700 to settle claims it was discharging ...

  • EPA Completes Construction of Water line in Chester and Washington Townships, N.J.

    Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today marked the completion of a water line extension that will provide a safe source of drinking water to 73 homes and businesses threatened by contaminated groundwater from the Combe Fill South Landfill Superfund site in Chester and Washington Townships in N.J. As a result, those homes and local businesses will no longer need treatment ...

  • City of Durham, N.C. Department of Public Works Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the City of Durham Department of Public Works with the regional 2015 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Municipal Category for the Rain Catchers project in Durham, N.C. The award was given at a ceremony during the EPA Region 4/International Erosion Control Association Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference, in Atlanta, Ga. The Rain Catchers ...

  • University of Maryland Named Winner of EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the University of Maryland as a winner of its third annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design competition created to engage college and university students in reinventing our water infrastructure. Student teams proposed innovative green infrastructure designs to reduce stormwater pollution and develop sustainable communities. Stormwater ...

  • Bio-Microbics Receives 2015 Ingenuity Award from K-State Olathe for its Wastewater Treatment Systems

    Designed as a hub for cross-pollination of leading-edge ideas between Kansas City’s businesses, the inaugural Ingenuity Central will highlight the innovations of 22 diverse companies. The event, scheduled from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, will convene ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Innovyze Releases InfoSWMM Sustain for Comprehensive Urban Stormwater Treatment and Analysis

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of InfoSWMM Sustain. Designed in response to the needs of watershed and stormwater engineering professionals, this power tool lets users develop, evaluate, and select ...


    By Innovyze

  • EPA, States and Automotive Industry to Reduce Copper in Motor Vehicle Brake Pads

    Summary Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the automotive industry and the states signed an agreement to reduce the use of copper and other materials in motor vehicle brake pads. The Copper-Free Brake Initiative calls for cutting copper in brake pads to less than 5 percent by 2021 and 0.5 percent by 2025. This voluntary initiative also calls for cutting the amount of mercury, ...

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