Post Tagged with: "stormwater management"

EPA announces $10 million WIFIA loan to Memphis

EPA announces $10 million WIFIA loan to Memphis

April 8, 2024 at 8:20 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $10 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Memphis, Tennessee. EPA said the loan will support critical stormwater infrastructure updates to improve the city’s resiliency to storms. The City ofRead More

A Silver Bullet for the Collect-Store-Treat Conundrum?

A Silver Bullet for the Collect-Store-Treat Conundrum?

February 24, 2023 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Addressing Stormwater & Wastewater with Sustainable Membrane Technology By Greg Baird Population growth and the development of urban/urbanized areas are major contributors to the amount of pollutants in storm runoff as well as the volume and rate of runoff from impervious surfaces. Sewer discharge inRead More

WEF, EPA recognize communities for stormwater excellence

WEF, EPA recognize communities for stormwater excellence

October 31, 2022 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) recently honored 13 communities for what it called excellence in stormwater management, including exceeding permit requirements and sharing knowledge with the water sector. The municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) programs were selected as part of the National Municipal StormwaterRead More

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Xylem’s BLU-X Optimizes Collection, Treatment at Dramatically Lower Cost

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Xylem’s BLU-X Optimizes Collection, Treatment at Dramatically Lower Cost

June 3, 2020 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

BLU-X, Xylem’s innovative Intelligent Urban Watershed platform, helps utilities improve sewer system and treatment plant performance and capacity utilization, meeting environmental goals while saving substantially on operating, energy and maintenance costs. BLU-X is a Real Time Decision Support System (RT-DSS) that uses a Sense, Predict,Read More

New MS4 Permitting Guide provides guidance, analysis on stormwater

New MS4 Permitting Guide provides guidance, analysis on stormwater

March 19, 2018 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has released a new resource that addresses the crucial intricacies of stormwater permitting: The MS4 Stormwater Permitting Guide. As MS4 permits become more complex with each iteration, the Guide will serve as a tool for utility and stormwater professionals eitherRead More

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

January 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water have announced that 106 individuals recently completed training and testing requirements for certification in construction, inspection and maintenance of green infrastructure (GI), a fast-growing approach to reduce stormwater pollution. Over the past two years of the program,Read More

EPA’s Stormwater Planning Guide Promotes Investment, Compliance

EPA’s Stormwater Planning Guide Promotes Investment, Compliance

November 9, 2016 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a package of tools to help communities plan long-term strategies for managing stormwater pollution. EPA’s tools promote the use of flexible solutions that spur economic growth, stimulate infrastructure investments and help compliance with environmental requirements. EPA hasRead More