Post Tagged with: "stormwater"

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

Tactical Modeling with the Cloud

Tactical Modeling with the Cloud

March 27, 2024 at 8:32 am 0 comments

Download this exclusive eBook from Water Finance & Management and Autodesk for some expert insight on cloud computing and storage for distribution, collection and stormwater modeling. Models can illustrate the effects of chang­ing conditions in a water system, and, among other things, display information aboutRead More

Atlanta DWM to move forward with CSO, flood control project

Atlanta DWM to move forward with CSO, flood control project

February 13, 2024 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will soon deliver on a decade-long effort to remedy combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and localized flooding in southeast Atlanta, according to a press release from Brown and Caldwell, which will serve as engineer of record onRead More

Woolpert awarded contract for South Carolina MS4 program

Woolpert awarded contract for South Carolina MS4 program

January 8, 2024 at 6:15 am 0 comments

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has selected Woolpert to provide compliance services under a five-year, $5.4 million contract supporting SCDOT’s municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) program. MS4 permits are designed to prevent stormwater runoff from funneling harmful pollutants into local surface waters.Read More

From the Finance Department

From the Finance Department

December 11, 2023 at 6:35 am 0 comments

Utility Finance Executives Weigh In On Resilience, Affordability, Digital Transformation & More Editor’s Note: Following the conclusion of our 2023 Water Finance Conference in Cleveland, our longtime contributor and colleague Greg Baird, a former water utility CFO and now principal consultant with Black & VeatchRead More

A shot of the Sacramento River near Redding, Calif., just north of Red Bluff where the river came within a foot of its highest recorded level this past winter.

Harnessing IoT Innovations in Intelligent Stormwater Management Systems

September 12, 2023 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

By Phil Beecher Unforeseen amounts of precipitation in the winter of 2022-2023 replenished parched lakes and reservoirs but unleashed a staggering 78 trillion gallons of water on California alone, leading to extensive flooding and stormwater runoff. California experienced two significant atmospheric river events that pushedRead More

EPA announces $50 million in grants for stormwater, sewer needs

EPA announces $50 million in grants for stormwater, sewer needs

August 14, 2023 at 9:04 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the availability of nearly $50 million in regular funding through the Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grant program to help communities address stormwater and sewer infrastructure needs. States may now apply for grant assistance to fundRead 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

Stormwater research centers funded after WEF, NMSA support

Stormwater research centers funded after WEF, NMSA support

January 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Research centers focused on stormwater infrastructure will be established through federal funding after extensive support from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA). Congress has provided $3 million in initial funding for the establishment of three to five Centers ofRead More

NEORSD CEO’s contract extended through 2028

NEORSD CEO’s contract extended through 2028

January 19, 2023 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s Board of Trustees voted to extend Chief Executive Officer Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells’s contract through 2028. As CEO, Dreyfuss-Wells oversees the operation of one of the largest clean water agencies in Ohio, managing a $170 million operating budget, $270 million capitalRead More