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ALCOSAN Settlement Modified with Green Infrastructure

Sep 19, 2019
ALCOSAN settlement modified with green infrastructure as it improves water quality for Allegheny, Monongahela, Ohio Rivers

EPA Approves West Virginia Plan to Improve Water Quality

Sep 12, 2019
EPA announced it has approved and helped fund a $55 million plan by West Virginia to implement key water infrastructure projects

U.S. EPA awards close to $8 million to protect and restore San Francisco Bay and its watersheds

Sep 03, 2019
The EPA has awarded almost $8 million in grants to protect and restore wetlands and streams in the San Francisco Bay area.

Five Star Urban Waters Grant awarded to project in Creede, Colorado

Aug 28, 2019
With a $32k grant from EPA, Headwaters Alliance will help restore waters and streams, address water quality Lower Willow Creek project

EPA Announces Five-Star Urban Waters Grants to Projects in New Mexico & Texas

Aug 28, 2019
With support from EPA, community-led projects will restore urban waters and streams, address water quality in priority watersheds

EPA selects Virginia’s Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for $100,000 for community education program to reduce stormwater run-off

Aug 27, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Richmond, Va.-based Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden a $100,000 Environmental Education grant to lead edu

EPA awards Montana Department of Environmental Quality $1,041,000 to protect water quality

Aug 15, 2019
EPA partners with the state to protect and restore watersheds, streams and groundwater

EPA Awards over $2 Million to Oklahoma to Prevent Water Pollution

Aug 13, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $2,023,115 to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality to support the state’s water

EPA awards Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality $859,000 Grant to Protect Water Quality

Jul 24, 2019
EPA partners with the state to protect and restore watersheds, streams and groundwater

StormwaterONE Announces Participation in the 2019 StormCon Conference and Exhibition

Jul 22, 2019
StormwaterONE will be exhibiting at StormCon in booth 222

EPA awards South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources over $2.5 million grant

Jul 17, 2019
EPA awards South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources over $2.5 million to improve water quality and watershed health throughout the stat

U.S. EPA Announces $218 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to Silicon Valley Clean Water

Jul 17, 2019
The EPA announced a $218 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Silicon Valley Clean Water

EPA awards Utah Department of Environmental Quality $959k to restore fisheries, improve water quality and rehabilitate lakes

Jul 10, 2019
he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $959,049 to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ) to help protect human health and

EPA provides Oklahoma $130,000 to protect and improve water quality

Jul 10, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Oklahoma Office of the Secretary of Energy and the Environment with $130,000 to improve

New London hires firm to undertake watershed management plan

Jul 06, 2019
New London has enlisted a Massachusetts consulting firm to develop a watershed management plan

U.S. EPA completes major cleanup operations following Typhoon Yutu

Jun 26, 2019
EPA News Release: U.S. EPA completes major cleanup operations following Typhoon Yutu

EPA Prepares the Public for the 2019 Hurricane Season by Focusing on Waste Mitigation

Jun 11, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is calling on the public to prepare now for natural disasters to aid recovery efforts.

FREE Webinar: Urban Hydrology and Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Jun 05, 2019
Earn a free 1-PDH by attending our Urban Hydrology and GSI webinar!

The Importance of Stormwater Management

Jun 03, 2019
A stormwater training program provides staff the context and understanding of why stormwater management is important to your community

Manke Lumber Stormwater Settlement with EPA Will Reduce Water Pollution, Enhance Salmon Habitat

May 20, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Manke Lumber, Inc., that resolves alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.

EPA Announces Availability of $2.6 Billion in New Funding to Improve Water Infrastructure Across the United States

May 10, 2019
This funding is part of a $2.6 billion allocation that advances the President’s efforts to rebuild the country’s aging water infrastructure, create local jobs, and ensure all Americans have safe and clean water.

EPA reaches settlement with Asanuma and Nippo USA Inc. for stormwater discharge violations at Tumon Bay construction site in Guam

May 01, 2019
Rainfall runoff flowing through such sites can pick up pollutants & transport them directly to nearby waterways, degrading water quality & damaging coral reefs.

EPA resolves Clean Water Act violations with Honolulu and Waste Management at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill

Apr 30, 2019
The DOJ, EPA, & HI DOH have settled with the City and County of Honolulu (CCH) & Waste Management of HI, Inc. (WMH), over Clean Water Act violations at the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill in Kapolei, Oahu.

"NRDC Wins Court Victory on Stormwater Pollution in Baltimore" -NRDC

Mar 25, 2019
A federal district court in MD ruled that the U.S. EPA wrongfully denied NRDC's petition to regulate harmful runoff pollution from commercial, industrial, & institutional sites in Baltimore’s Back River watershed.

"You can help prevent stormwater pollution" -Historic City News

Mar 15, 2019
"Stormwater pollution has a significant effect on surface waters and is a major problem in cities all over the country."

"Philadelphia Nonprofits Receive $800K for Environmentally Safe Stormwater Improvements" -Environmental Leader

Mar 14, 2019
Two Philadelphia nonprofit sites have been approved for a total of $800k in green stormwater infrastructure site improvements from the Philadelphia Water Department.

"Toxic algae, polluted waters: Has Florida finally had enough?" -Orlando Sentinel

Mar 06, 2019
"So environmental officials decided to update the state's pollution ... them their efforts to implement statewide stormwater rules were over."

"EPA Should Strengthen the Science in Its Permitting Program for Industry’s Management of Stormwater Pollution, Says Report" -N.A.S.

Feb 27, 2019
The report recommends several ways that EPA can strengthen the Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) program to provide its intended environmental protection while balancing the overall burden of monitoring on industry.

"Green projects key in Lancaster's 'huge task' of meeting EPA stormwater mandates " -Lancaster Online

Feb 11, 2019
Largely because of cost considerations, the city is putting green infrastructure front-and-center in its strategy.

"US EPA shouldn’t gut the Clean Water Act" -The Columbus Dispatch

Jan 21, 2019
Intermittent and ephemeral streams can filter out pollutants headed for larger tributaries and waters that provide drinking water for millions. Allowing them to be destroyed degrades everything downstream.

Encore completes Vermont’s largest solar canopy using bifacial panels

Jan 17, 2019
“This project is a strong example of the forward-looking thinking & action that we need from municipalities, non-profits & other organizations below the national level, to advance the clean energy economy & address the negative impacts of climate change.”

"The City within a Garden" -Next City

Jan 09, 2019
Rain gardens, rainwater harvesting, bioswales, permeable pavement, tree canopies, green space, green roofs and walls, constructed wetlands, and more — to address excess stormwater, excess heat, rising sea levels, and other practical problems.

"Record rains increased pollution in Chesapeake Bay" -The Inquirer

Jan 07, 2019
Record rainfall helped tick up levels of two widespread pollutants in the Chesapeake Bay watershed in 2018, and worried scientists say bigger storms could be the new norm, according to a recent report.

"EPA fines Boise Foothills developer for violating Clean Water Act" -Idaho Statesman

Nov 29, 2018
A Boise developer agreed to pay $68,000 in fines after the government said he violated a federal water-pollution law numerous times during construction at a Foothills subdivision.

"Protecting Steep Slopes Is Vital" -The Pulse

Nov 09, 2018
We need strong stormwater regulations to assure our waters stay clean as vacant land for building becomes less available. Excessive water is to be caught on the property on which it falls.

"One hundred and ten liters of urban stormwater cleaned every second" -University of Copenhagen

Oct 31, 2018
A University of Copenhagen researcher has invented a treatment method that is now being used at a large, new wastewater facility in Copenhagen, Denmark. Where stormwater runoff is turned into a clean resource without the use of power or chemicals.

"L.A.'s stormwater is so filthy it's illegal. Measure W would clean it up" -Los Angeles Times

Oct 24, 2018
In a few weeks the voters of Los Angeles County will have the opportunity to address this problem by supporting Measure W, also known as the Safe Clean Water Program.

Congress Approves America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

Oct 18, 2018
America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 passes Congress, now the bill awaits the president’s signature.

USDA Offers $4B in Funding to Rural Communities, Water Districts to Improve, Rebuild Infrastructure

Oct 15, 2018
The funds can be used to finance drinking water, stormwater drainage and waste disposal systems for rural communities with 10,000 or fewer residents

"Save Our Seas Act of 2018 Signed into Law" -Environmental Protection

Oct 12, 2018
The new law extends the NOAA Marine Debris Program for five additional years and authorizes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to declare severe marine debris events.

"MacLellan Concrete Settlement with EPA Will Reduce Stormwater Pollution at Lowell, Mass. Facility" -U.S. EPA

Oct 05, 2018
The EPA announced a settlement with J.G. MacLellan Concrete Co., that resolves alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.

"Pittsburgh Has A Stormwater Problem; But PWSA Has A Plan For Schenley Park" -90.5 WESA

Sep 25, 2018
Hundreds of millions of gal. of stormwater flow into Pitt’s sewer system during hard rains, which results in chronic flooding & sewage backups. A massive green infrastructure project slated for Four Mile Run could significantly reduce those problems...

"New Study Tracks Hurricane Harvey Stormwater with GPS" -Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Sep 21, 2018
In a new, NASA-led study, scientists used Global Positioning System (GPS) data to answer that question and to track not just where Harvey's stormwater ended up on land, but also how long it took to dissipate.

"Florence's floods claim more lives, as pollution concerns mount" -Axios

Sep 19, 2018
Hurricane Florence's rains have finally left the Carolinas, but the risks there are growing with rising rivers.

"Stormwater knowledge key to clean water, Rotarians learn" -The Pine Bluff Commercial

Sep 12, 2018
"With Pine Bluff relying on an underground water purification system, it is imperative that residents actively work to keep litter off the streets that can be washed into the storm drains."

"Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash" -NBC News

Aug 27, 2018
"Cigarette butts have long been the single most collected item on the world’s beaches, with a total of more than 60 million collected over 32 years."

"San Diego business using Navy technology to trap stormwater pollution" -TECHLINK

Jul 18, 2018
CA Filtration Specialists has signed an agreement with a U.S. Navy laboratory for water treatment technologies that remove toxic metals from stormwater runoff before they contaminate streams, lakes, and harbor bays.

"How to control flooding in Pittsburgh? Green stormwater management projects like this one will help." -Next Pittsburgh

Jul 09, 2018
A new and environmentally-friendly green infrastructure system in the Upper Hill District is now ready to capture more than one million gallons of stormwater annually.

"Seattle’s Fourth of July fireworks hangover: air and water pollution" -KUOW

Jul 06, 2018
"The next morning, around 100 volunteers with Puget Soundkeeper picked up 553 pounds of fireworks casings and miscellaneous party trash from the surface and shores of Lake Union."

"Q&A: Seattle’s plastic straw ban now in effect; here’s what you need to know" -Seattle Times

Jul 01, 2018
"10 years after it first passed, Seattle’s ban on plastic straws and utensils is now fully in effect. We explain what changes diners will encounter."

"Weekend rain washes 10 million gal. of sewage-contaminated water into Baltimore's Jones Falls" - The Baltimore Sun

May 30, 2018
On Sunday, the heavy rains were washing 10 million gal. of contaminated stormwater into Baltimore’s Jones Falls — one of the largest waste discharges city officials have reported in recent years.

"Rain Gardens Can Help Prevent Water Pollution" -- Daily Journal

May 04, 2018
"The unique gardens catch rainwater as it runs off the parking lots and other walkways, filtering it through the soil before pollutants can make it into rivers and streams."

"New Horizons for Market-Based Stormwater Management" -Conservation Finance Network

May 01, 2018
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that communities must invest $150 billion nationally in the next 20 years in infrastructure to effectively manage stormwater.

"Yale Releases Update to Campus Stormwater Management Plan" -Yale Office of Sustainability

Apr 30, 2018
The update provides examples of sustainable stormwater efforts on campus since the initial plan was released in 2013, and describes strategies for managing stormwater as a resource.

"When It Rains, It Pours: The Effects of Stormwater Runoff" -State of the Planet

Apr 05, 2018
When rain falls onto the ground, it can do one of two things: flow into the ground and become groundwater, or flow on top of the ground and become runoff.

"Gaza’s Growing Water Pollution Crisis" -Pacific Standard Magazine

Mar 15, 2018
Israel's blockade of the small Palestinian enclave combined with internal governmental disputes has exacerbated the issue to critical levels.

"Some fear 3M water pollution settlement money won't go far enough" -MPRnews

Feb 22, 2018
An $850m settlement is aimed at helping east metro cities with new treatment plants and other projects reduce a chemical produced by 3M. But some say the agreement may not go far enough to reduce the risk they say exists in their water supplies.

"Jack Daniel's, Other Whiskey Makers Wrestle with Water Pollution Rules" -USA Today

Feb 20, 2018
Jack Daniel's and George Dickel exceeded their limits for chlorine and other pollutants that can harm aquatic wildlife. After investigating the violations, the distilleries traced the problems to broken or inadequate machinery and faulty testing.

"U.S. Waterways Are Getting Dangerously Saltier, Study Finds" -The Weather Channel

Jan 15, 2018
A new study shows much of the road salt we use in winter ends up in our waterways -- and eventually, our drinking water supplies.

"Millions of gallons of Portland sewage still overflowing into Casco Bay" -Portland Press Herald

Jan 07, 2018
The city and several other coastal Maine communities have made significant strides in undoing the problem, but it's 'going to take decades' to fix.

"Reports of Sewage Overflows on the Rise" -Observer-Dispatch

Dec 18, 2017
“We think accurate reporting is really important for the public because they have the right to know when a sewage overflow is happening and the extent of the pollution,” said Liz Moran, water & natural resources director for Environmental Advocates of NY.

EPA backs Colorado’s plan to improve water quality with $24.9 million in water infrastructure funding

Dec 08, 2017
“Investing in our nation’s water infrastructure is one of EPA’s most fundamental priorities,” said Doug Benevento. “These projects will ensure that the state and its communities are providing clean and safe water to all the residents of CO.”

"How North Point Lighthouse Fights Pollution" -Urban Milwaukee

Nov 27, 2017
Working with MMSD to reduce polluted runoff, keep the beach and lake clean.

EPA Awards Buzzards Bay and Mass. Bay with Funding to Improve Water Quality

Nov 16, 2017
The Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program received $632,000 and the MassBays Estuary Program $622,500 under the federal Clean Water Act. These estuaries are among six(6) designated estuaries of national significance in New England.

EPA Awards $12.3 Million to State of Iowa for Critical Water Projects

Nov 15, 2017
The U.S. EPA Region 7 has awarded $12,326,000 to Iowa’s drinking water revolving loan program funds to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment.

"On Either Side of Niagara Falls, When it Rains, it Pours Sewage and Stormwater" -The Buffalo News

Nov 13, 2017
"An estimated 800 million gallons of untreated sewage and stormwater have flowed into the Niagara River from the American and Canadian sides so far this year, eight times more than last year."

"Johor restores water supply after weekend disruption due to ammonia pollution" -TODAY

Oct 30, 2017
Water supply in Johor has been restored, the state’s water supply operator SAJ Ranhill said after pollution from high ammonia levels in the Johor River forced three water treatment plants to temporarily shut down over the weekend.

EPA awards Colorado $1.3 M to improve and protect Arkansas River water quality

Oct 20, 2017
EPA partners with CDPHE to address selenium pollution in the Arkansas River watershed

EPA awards Idaho almost $15 million for critical water project loans statewide

Oct 19, 2017
The U.S. EPA announced today that it is awarding $14.6 million to Idaho’s clean water and drinking water revolving funds to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment.

EPA awards $18 million to state of Alaska for critical water projects

Sep 18, 2017
EPA is awarding more than $16 million to Alaska’s drinking water and clean water revolving loan program funds to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment.

"Houston's Flood Is a Design Problem" -The Atlantic

Aug 29, 2017
It’s not because the water comes in. It’s because it is forced to leave again.

"Heavier Rainfall Will Increase Water Pollution in the Future" -National Geographic

Aug 23, 2017
Researchers anticipate harmful nitrogen outputs to increase as a result of precipitation changes.

EPA Awards Kansas $2.9 Million for Nonpoint Source Pollution Prevention Program

Aug 09, 2017
U.S. EPA Region 7 has awarded approximately $2.9 million to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) to address nonpoint source pollution.

New tool developed by Stanford engineers helps parched regions plan how to replenish aquifers

Aug 04, 2017
Stanford environmental engineers have developed a planning tool called AquaCharge that helps urban water utilities develop efficient, cost-effective systems to replenish aquifers.

"Lack of Correct Stormwater Permits & Other Violations Lead to Hefty Fines for CA Manufacturers" -Environmental Leader

Jul 25, 2017
"Two California-based plastic product manufacturers have agreed to pay penalties for Clean Water Act violations, including failing to operate with the proper stormwater permit"

EPA Takes Action To Protect Water Quality In Puerto Rico

Jul 13, 2017
"The EPA is working to reduce the amount of pollution entering water bodies. Complying with stormwater regulations helps to protect receiving bodies of water, that eventually discharges into the Caribbean, thus protecting coral and marine habitats."

"New Design Guide Offers Stormwater Solutions" -Next City

Jun 16, 2017
"The conventional method is to just convey stormwater off the street and into sewers and treatment plants. It’s very expensive and separates water from natural ecology. Sustainable stormwater infrastructure wants to capture and re-use the water."

"How Do Water Boards Regulate Surface Water Pollution?" -EfficientGov

Jun 11, 2017
Public or private facilities that discharge to rivers, lakes or streams must have discharge permits. Water boards regulate discharges and stormwater runoff.

Organizations Across the Country Seek to Improve Water Infrastructure, Grow Local Economies

Jun 07, 2017
In response to its Notice of Funding Availability, the WIFIA program received 43 letters of interest from prospective borrowers for water infrastructure projects across the country. In total, prospective borrowers requested $6 billion in WIFIA loan.

"With just a drip of funding for stormwater capture, LA County weighs property tax" -L.A. Daily News

May 31, 2017
Looking to tap property owners, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved moving forward with a plan to consider a parcel tax to help fund an ambitious stormwater capturing system to bolster local drinking water supplies.

"Polluted Urban Pond Marches Toward Revival" -ecoRI

May 09, 2017
During the past decade thousands of people, most notably local children, have come together to honor a long-abused pond. (UPP Arts)

"How Green Infrastructure Manages Stormwater, Enhances Property Values" -Urbanland

May 05, 2017
“The development community is addressing the challenge of stormwater management with creative solutions that are not only conserving water, but also adding value and appeal to real estate projects across the nation.”

"9,000 Mussels Deployed to Fight Pollution in DuPage River" -Chicago Tonight (WTTW)

May 03, 2017
A west suburban forest preserve is dispatching an army of freshwater mussels this spring to clean up contaminated waters.

"The World's Greenest Island" -CSMonitor.com

Apr 17, 2017
How a group of gritty farmers turned Samsø, Denmark, into a premier global model of renewable energy.

"Schools trading the blacktop for greentop as an innovative way to teach science" -Los Angeles Daily News

Apr 03, 2017
Some students in California don’t have to take field trips to parks or national forests for environmental education – they just open their classroom door.

"Lima's master plan for green infrastructure" -GreenBiz

Mar 31, 2017
Lima is returning to nature by diverting 1 percent of water fees to restore Andean forests, grasslands and wetlands that provide critical "ecosystem services" such as regulation of water flows.

"Providence Forced to Invest in Stormwater System" -ecoRI News

Mar 19, 2017
Mayor Elorza recently signed an agreement with the Rhode Island Dept. of Environmental Management (DEM) to bring the city’s stormwater management system into compliance with its Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System permit.

"When it rains, Los Angeles sends billions of gallons of 'free liquid gold' down the drain" -LA Times

Mar 08, 2017
A recent study found that an array of projects could significantly boost stormwater collection in the Los Angeles Basin

"NRDC Sues EPA to Hold Stormwater Polluters Accountable"

Feb 28, 2017
NRDC filed two lawsuits this week against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to enforce the Clean Water Act against stormwater polluters in the Baltimore and Los Angeles areas.

"How We Can Better Plan Our Cities to Utilize Stormwater" -Water Deeply

Feb 03, 2017
We are finally learning that stormwater can be an asset to communities but now we need to make some urban planning and engineering changes to take advantage of it, writes architect Rinaldo Veseliza.

"Researchers emphasize the importance of stormwater research" -Phys Org

Jan 25, 2017
Wilson sees stormwater as an all-of-the-above situation. Green roofs to catch it, rain barrels to store it, wetlands to slow it down, but stormwater pipes and cisterns and retention ponds for when there's just too much of it. ...

"EWG Investigates: Scott Pruitt’s War on Drinking Water"

Jan 18, 2017
Scott Pruitt – President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency – stymied efforts to clean up chicken manure fouling a protected river as Oklahoma’s attorney general.

"Curious Louis: How is St. Louis managing stormwater runoff?" -St.Louis Public Radio

Jan 11, 2017
“We filled everything with native landscaping, trees, shrubs and minimized the amount of turf because turf basically allows all the stormwater to run off,”

"California’s Stormwater Regulations Are Themselves a Toxic Mess" -Voice of San Diego

Jan 04, 2017
Across California, there could be thousands or even tens of thousands of businesses dodging environmental rules and sending pollution into the state’s waters.

"Rain as a Resource: St. Paul Innovates Shared, Sustainable Stormwater Management" -The Line

Dec 09, 2016
This new method of managing stormwater is called “shared, stacked green infrastructure.” That means the system does more than one thing on a site, to provide additional community services or amenities beyond just managing rain runoff.

"Singapore's Henderson Waves Bridge Shows How Green Infrastructure Is A City's Life Support System" -Forbes

Dec 02, 2016
Henderson Waves is an excellent example of multifunctionality, the integration and interaction of different functions or activities on the same piece of land for efficiency and sustainability, which makes sense in land-scarce Singapore.

"Meet the Minds: Mapistry App Aids Stormwater Management" -Water Deeply

Nov 27, 2016
Technology startup Mapistry is helping companies more easily comply with stormwater regulations, which is a bonus for business and the environment, say founders Allie and Ryan Janoch. We spoke to them as part of our “Meet the Minds” series.

"Sponge-Worthy Design for the Gowanus Canal" - Architectural Record

Nov 11, 2016
DLANDstudio completes a landscape project that absorbs stormwater from Brooklyn’s most toxic waterway, Gowanus Canal.

“New Stormwater Rules Costly to Norwalk” -The Hour

Nov 07, 2016
The Norwalk Department of Public Works is turning to outside help to navigate through more stringent state and federal guidelines for stormwater management.

Polluted runoff an '800-pound gorilla' in room

Nov 01, 2016
Money, will-power, and politics all factor into how much more Louisville will do to clean up its bacteria-laden waterways.

EPA announces $62.6 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in the Pacific Southwest

Oct 26, 2016
EPA announced $62.6 million in funding for tribes in AZ, CA and NV to support environmental programs, drinking water and wastewater infrastructure development and community education.

"Kansas City Water’s Green Infrastructure Projects Win Sustainability Award" -Water World

Oct 19, 2016
Kansas City’s Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure projects recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision Platinum award. The projects are the 20th overall sustainable infrastructure award from Envision.

EPA Awarding $1.3 Million to Revitalize America’s Urban Waters and Surrounding Communities

Oct 18, 2016
The U.S. EPA is awarding $1.3 million to 22 organizations in 18 states to help protect and restore urban waters and to support community revitalization and other local priorities.

"Oregon DOT dedicates stormwater runoff treatment testing center" -Equipment World

Oct 10, 2016
The Oregon DOT is dedicating the Stormwater Technology Testing Center in Northeast Portland today (October 7), which will provide a site for municipalities and private companies to test technologies that treat stormwater runoff.

Do you know your terms involving stormwater runoff?

Sep 27, 2016
City officials seek the support of the U.S. EPA on using "green" infrastructure such as rain gardens, green alleys and curb extensions to reduce combined sewer overflows.

Do Your Part to Prevent Pollution

Sep 23, 2016
When rain or irrigation water falls on pavement, it picks up grass clippings, chemicals, silt and other pollutants. This runoff flows through streets, gutters and storm systems before eventually reaching Florida’s waterways.

“How One California City Is Reducing Its Dependence on Imported Water” -News Deeply

Sep 21, 2016
Santa Monica is helping to reduce pollution and increase its water supply by capturing urban runoff. We talk to Neal Shapiro, the city’s Watershed Management Program coordinator, about its unique programs.

"Stormwater a necessity for drought management" -Las Cruces Sun-News

Sep 19, 2016
Stormwater capture may be the future water supply of the district. They intend to use it to maintain farming as well as improve the health of the aquifer and the entire hydrologic system.

"Municipalities turn to rain gardens as ways to manage stormwater, beautify areas" -American City and County

Sep 13, 2016
Cities and counties have found success in using rain gardens as a means of effective stormwater management while simultaneously beautifying their communities through the additional green space these gardens create.

"L.A. betting that stormwater can help ease California's drought" -Los Angeles Times

Sep 09, 2016
If California’s water emergency has taught providers anything, it is that they must they must diversify their supply — or face dire consequences.

"Harford County has Multiple Stormwater Remediation Projects in the Works" -The Baltimore Sun

Aug 30, 2016
Multiple stormwater remediation projects in Harford not related to recent Chesapeake Bay Foundation testing

“Lake George Stormwater Regulations Prompt Dissent” –The Sun

Aug 22, 2016
The regulations prohibit illegal discharge of polluted water into sewer systems as well as requiring property owners to take steps to control erosion, particularly at construction sites where over an acre of land is disturbed.

"Manage Stormwater to Turn a Liability into an Asset: Sheila Kuehl" -Los Angeles Daily News

Aug 19, 2016
California’s drought is entering its fifth year and we continue to look for new ways to meet our water supply needs.

EPA Awards Over $3 Million to Guam for Environmental Protection

Aug 08, 2016
“EPA’s support enables Guam to advance its environmental programs,” said Alexis Strauss. “These investments will directly benefit the residents of Guam and the precious island resources.”

“NV DEP Require Nevada Department of Transportation to Protect Local Waters” -EPA

Jul 29, 2016
The U.S. DOJ, the U.S. EPA and the Nevada DEP have reached an agreement with the Nevada DOT to resolve alleged violations of NDOT’s stormwater permit.

"Port of Astoria Fined $36,916 For Stormwater Violations" -Statesman Journal

Jul 27, 2016
State environmental regulators have fined the Port of Astoria $36,916 for violating its stormwater discharge permits. It’s the third time in three years the port has been penalized for stormwater violations.

"San Diego Facing $4.6M Water Pollution Fine" -The San Diego Union-Tribune

Jul 20, 2016
Regional board says city failed to properly inspect private construction sites, enforce rules

"DEP Workers Say City Fabricates Creek Stats" -QUEENS CHRONICLE

Jul 15, 2016
Numerous current and former DEP employees are claiming the agency purposely fabricated water quality statistics prior to government inspections. They say the DEP also took retaliatory action against whistle-blowers.

"Silicon Valley Looks To Modernize Stormwater Management" -Water Online

Jul 06, 2016
A city in the heart of Silicon Valley is trying to modernize its approach to stormwater... The system dates back to the 1940s, but it is in the midst of a major overhaul.

"Severe Water Pollution Clouds the Olympic Games in Rio" -CBS News

Jul 01, 2016
Rio's waters were found to contain viruses up to 1.7 million more times hazardous than a beach in the U.S.

EPA Awards $2.7 million to Virginia Foundation To Research Stormwater Options, Water Reuse

Jun 30, 2016
The U.S. EPA today announced two grants totaling $2.7 million to the Water Environment and Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) of Alexandria, Va.

“Newport Considering New Fee for Stormwater Management” –Newport Patch

Jun 28, 2016
As the city grapples with the ongoing problem of water pollution, high bacteria counts and beach closures, a new fee is being considered.

"Seattle Ups Street Sweeping to Address Stormwater Pollution" -ForConstructionPros.com

Jun 15, 2016
Because of Seattle's location on Puget Sound, the city is planning to increase its street sweeping program significantly in 2016 in an effort to reduce stormwater runoff pollution.

"Stormwater planters' soil being tested" -The Journal Times

Jun 14, 2016
When it rains, the plants work on soaking up and filtering the stormwater. This slows the flow of stormwater into the sewer system and helps keep pollutants out of area streams, rivers and lakes.

"How Stormwater Affects Your Rivers" -American Rivers

Jun 01, 2016
When managed properly, this water is a valuable resource. However, when stormwater is managed like a waste product, it exacerbates flooding and becomes contaminated with pollutants.

"Man-made islands to cleanse pollutants from pond" -Journal Sentinel

May 26, 2016
Three artificial islands, loaded with native wetland plants, are floating in one pond at Emerald Preserve, where they will work year-round to cleanse storm water of nutrients and other pollutants.

"Federal pollution penalty may impact coastal communities" -Tillamook Headlight Herald

May 18, 2016
The state of Oregon has lost $1.2 million in grant money this year because of the inability to target and control coastal pollution from logging, agriculture and other sources.

"Miami Beach king tides flush human waste into bay, study finds" -Miami Herald

May 17, 2016
Massive pumps that flush floodwater from Miami Beach into Biscayne Bay during seasonal king tides are dumping something else into the bay: human waste.

"Stormwater capture could prevent reservoir drought" -Poughkeepsie Journal

May 13, 2016
Capturing stormwater is a new approach for California. It makes total sense for every state.

“Invercargill stormwater drainage systems below New Zealand standards” -The Southland Times

May 02, 2016
Invercargill's storm drainage systems are below the New Zealand standard - but city leaders say improving them would cost too much money.

"State to take over Cape water program" -Cape Cod Times

Apr 29, 2016
Massachusetts officials are planning to take over the permitting for discharges of pollutants to surface water bodies like this from the federal government.

"Gov. Baker files bill to let MassDEP, instead of U.S. EPA, oversee water discharge rules in Massachusetts" -The Republican

Apr 29, 2016
In Mass., such water quality permits under the NPDES, are currently issued by EPA New England. Under Baker's bill, the permits would be issued by the state's DEP.

"Solutions for Stormwater in Seattle" -Huffington Post

Apr 26, 2016
In Seattle, we embrace the rain. We dress for it, play in it and enjoy the benefits of plentiful water and greenery as a result of it. But rain — or more specifically stormwater run-off — is destroying Puget Sound.

Happy Earth Day from StormwaterONE!

Apr 22, 2016
To celebrate this wonderful day in honor of our planet, we will be offering a 30% discount to anyone who is looking to get enrolled in our many levels of stormwater management training.

"Raining Fees: City Requires $8 Million Annually for Stormwater Management" -The Norman Transcript

Apr 08, 2016
Norman has many stormwater needs which have been unfunded and languishing for years, if not decades.

EPA's Proposed 2017 Construction General Permit (CGP)

Apr 07, 2016
EPA's current CGP became effective on February 16, 2012, and will expire on February 16, 2017. Once finalized, the draft CGP will replace the 2012 CGP.

"L.A. County moves toward water fee for new developments, looks at stormwater funding" -Los Angeles Times

Apr 06, 2016
Los Angeles County will consider new water-saving requirements for developers and look at tax options to pay for future drought planning under a pair of measures adopted Tuesday.

"Hoboken Plans Multi-Million Water Main, Stormwater Management Project" -Hoboken Patch

Apr 04, 2016
What water-related projects may be in store for Washington Street in Hoboken? Find out here.

EPA, Albuquerque Water Utility Agree to Penalties for Sewage Overflows and E. Coli Violations

Mar 25, 2016
ABCUWA will pay a civil penalty of $33,500 and build a pipeline to provide water to a wildlife refuge.

"How LA Is Capturing Stormwater and Use Data to Increase Local Water Supply" - HuffPost Green

Mar 23, 2016
Los Angeles brought its commitment and expertise on water to the White House, where President Obama hosted the first ever White House Water Summit, in conjunction with United Nations World Water Day.

“Parched California Tries to Grab Storm Water before It Escapes” –Scientific American

Mar 10, 2016
A network of basins and wells, designed by geologists, can channel storm runoff into natural underground vaults before it vanishes into the sea.

EPA and Franklin County, Kan., Reach Settlement on Clean Water Act Violation

Mar 02, 2016
EPA Region 7 reached a settlement with Franklin County, Kan., that requires the county to resolve its NPDES permit violations under the Clean Water Act.

"Global Warming Means Stormwater Difficulties" -Water Online

Feb 26, 2016
Climate change appears to present a direct challenge to stormwater management, according to the latest research.

EPA, City of Leavenworth, Kan., Reach Settlement on Clean Water Act Violations

Feb 24, 2016
EPA Region 7 reached an administrative settlement with the City of Leavenworth, Kan., that requires the city to develop a plan to eliminate unlawful sewer overflows, and to resolve municipal stormwater violations under the Clean Water Act.

"New Cedar Rapids stormwater fees up for vote soon" -The Gazette

Feb 23, 2016
Plan calls for phasing in the large increases, giving environmental credits

"In Reversal, State Tightens Rules On Farmers To Protect Lake" -VT Digger

Feb 05, 2016
Small farmers will face additional scrutiny of their operations based on new rules released Wednesday for protecting the Missisquoi Bay’s watershed.

EPA, DOJ, State of Utah reach agreement with Salt Lake County to reduce polluted runoff and protect water quality

Feb 03, 2016
The U.S. EPA, the U.S. DOJ, and the State of Utah have reached an agreement with Salt Lake County to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations associated with the county’s stormwater management program.

"Jefferson County Stormwater Coalition completing required management plan" -Watertown Daily Times

Jan 24, 2016
The Jefferson County Stormwater Coalition feels the group will meet its end-of-the-year deadline to have a plan in place to deal with stormwater.

"Obama vetoes attempt to kill clean water rule" -USA Today

Jan 20, 2016
President Obama issued the ninth veto of his presidency Tuesday, rejecting a congressional resolution that would have overturned federal regulations on clean water.

"How to Reduce Water Management Expenses with Green Infrastructure" -Environmental Leader

Jan 06, 2016
Utilizing green infrastructure in water management and water treatment systems can help companies and utilities achieve economic and environmental benefits.

"Microbead ban a big victory" - The Post and Courier

Jan 05, 2016
Once in the environment, so-called plastic microbeads can wreak havoc on marine life, killing small creatures that accidentally ingest them and building up levels of certain toxins in larger animals.

"Stormwater drain work to begin" - The Hindu

Jan 03, 2016
Chennai Corporation is all set to begin work on stormwater drains in Adyar and Cooum basins in the added areas of the city.

Washington State Approves Online CESCL Recertification Course

Sep 10, 2015
Washington State's Department of Ecololgy approves online Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Re-cert course.

Come Join StormwaterONE at StormCon’15

Jul 29, 2015
On August 4th and 5th President Andrew Demers will be in attendance at StormCon 2015. Come join him at Booth #718 to hear about some of the best online training for stormwater management.

Custom Course Authoring by StormwaterONE

Jul 01, 2015
StormwaterONE can create custom e-Learning courses from any training format! Classroom training, Video training, and PowerPoint webinars/presentations can be converted to eLearning. Any training format can be converted to our e-Learning format which can

StormwaterONE.com Releases Stormwater Management for Oil and Gas Construction Activities Program

Nov 04, 2013
StormwaterONE.com has released a new online, on-demand stormwater management program specific to oil and gas construction activities.

StormwaterUSA.com Publically Announces Company Name Change

Nov 03, 2013
StormwaterUSA.com is pleased to announce that the company name has been officially changed to Stormwater ONE, LLC.

CT Office of Higher Education Welcomes StormwaterONE.com

Feb 24, 2013
StormwaterONE.com announced today that their stormwater management credentialing program has been approved by Connecticut’s Office of Higher Education (CTOHE).

StormwaterUSA.com Launches Third Generation E-Learning Platform

Jan 01, 2013
StormwaterUSA.com’s eCampus is a dynamic online-university where all enrolled students access their stormwater management e-learning courses and take their examinations in its virtual testing facility.

Stormwater USA.com Selected as Turner Construction's Stormwater Management Training Provider

Aug 27, 2012
Turner Construction selects Stormwater USA.com's online certificate program to meet mandated training requirements after incurring clean water act violation.

Stormwater USA Receives Funding from Governor Malloy and CDEF

May 15, 2012
StormwaterUSA.com, a Connecticut based occupational trade school, announced today that they have received small business funding from Governor Malloy and CDEF.

EPA Prepares the Public for the 2019 Hurricane Season by Focusing on Waste Mitigation

Nov 30, -0001
The EPA is calling on the public to prepare now for natural disasters to aid recovery efforts.


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