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LAN strengthens stormwater team with new hires

LAN strengthens stormwater team with new hires

December 2, 2019 at 6:41 am 0 comments

Planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) strengthened its stormwater team with three new senior project managers. David Barton, P.E., CFM, and William Conlan, P.E, CFM, will serve the firm’s stormwater clients in Houston. Naveen Khammampati, P.E., CFM, will manage the firm’s stormwater projects inRead More

ASCE to grade stormwater for first time on 2021 report card

ASCE to grade stormwater for first time on 2021 report card

July 29, 2019 at 8:16 am 0 comments

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and its Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI), National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced that stormwater infrastructure will be evaluated and graded in the next ASCE 2021 Infrastructure Report Card. This marks the first inclusion of a nationalRead More

WEF releases first-ever stormwater needs analysis revealing major funding gap

WEF releases first-ever stormwater needs analysis revealing major funding gap

May 10, 2019 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

The first-ever analysis of needs of the U.S. stormwater sector shows an estimated $7.5 billion annual funding gap and revealed top priorities and challenges across the country. The inaugural MS4 Needs Assessment Survey led by the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Stormwater Institute, reflects an effort to learn more about the natureRead More

First state-by-state report on stormwater programs released

First state-by-state report on stormwater programs released

August 13, 2018 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

The National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA) has announced the release of its inaugural 2018 State of Stormwater Report. The report provides an overview of municipal stormwater programs across the United States, detailing the challenges and opportunities communities face in managing polluted runoff. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued stormwaterRead 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 either navigating the permitting process forRead 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, more than 200 individuals haveRead More

Atlanta adopts green infrastructure action plan

Atlanta adopts green infrastructure action plan

November 13, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management (DWM) announced recently that the Atlanta City Council signed a resolution approving the citywide Green Infrastructure Strategic Action Plan. Like many cities around the nation, the City of Atlanta has struggled to manage stormwater runoff that leads to flooding, degraded water quality and propertyRead More

Stormwater P3s & Alternative Delivery Approaches: Myths & Realities

Stormwater P3s & Alternative Delivery Approaches: Myths & Realities

February 15, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

By Yuval Cohen In Hindu lore, a group of blind artisans are asked to touch an elephant and describe what they experience. Each person touches a different part, one part at a time, then they compare notes. The parable follows that each person describes what has been felt, but isRead More

Dreyfuss-Wells to succeed Ciaccia as NEORSD CEO

Dreyfuss-Wells to succeed Ciaccia as NEORSD CEO

January 10, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) has announced that Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells will be appointed chief executive officer effective Feb. 11. Dreyfuss-Wells will succeed Julius Ciaccia, who after more than nine years as CEO, will retire on Feb. 10. Dreyfuss-Wells has been with the Sewer District since 2008, and currentlyRead More

How DC Water’s Environmental Impact Bond Works

How DC Water’s Environmental Impact Bond Works

October 19, 2016 at 12:22 pm 1 comment

The DC Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) recently issued the nation’s first Environmental Impact Bond (EIB) to fund the initial green infrastructure project in its DC Clean Rivers Project, a $2.6 billion program to control stormwater runoff and improve the District’s water quality, creating a healthier future for residents.Read More