Storm Water

Illinois uses forward thinking to deal with winter flood
Article October 06, 2016
Starting late Christmas night 2015, the St. Louis metropolitan area was battered with significant rainfall for 72 hours.   The rainfall totals during this period ranged from 6-12 in. across the region. The impacts of this precipitation were exacerbated by soil, which was already saturated by 2-4 in...
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News August 22, 2016
Heavy rains and historic flooding of swollen rivers and creeks closed hundreds of roads in southern Louisiana over the past week—including sections of interstate highways—leading to on-road rescues and many drivers abandoning their vehicles.   Several days after the floods began, a reported 30,000...
News August 19, 2011
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in response to the decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw proposed “numeric limits” on the amount of dirt the agency will allow in storm...
Denver stormwater authority quickly repairs damaged culverts
Case Studies
The Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority (SEMSWA), located in the south metro Denver, Colo., area, is responsible for several culverts located throughout many residential neighborhoods. After evaluating the culverts, SEMSWA determined that multiple culverts were damaged and needed to be replaced...
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