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WEF provides comments on EPA proposed phase II municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permit remand rule

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) provided public comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit remand rule, published in the Federal Register on Jan. 6, 2016. Prior to the register publication, EPA also made prepublication documents available for public review on Dec. 17, 2015. A formal […]

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WEF, DC Water partner to create green infrastructure certification program

Effort will support sustainable GI projects and spur economic growth DC Water (Washington, D.C.) and the Water Environment Federation on Feb. 8 announced (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) they are developing a National Green Infrastructure Certification Program. This program, which will be housed within the WEF Stormwater Institute, will certify individuals who install, inspect, and maintain green […]

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‘Big and Bold’ stormwater pumping project featured in WE&T

The Trinity Watershed Management (TWM) Department of the City of Dallas relies on the Dallas Floodway System to protect about 4047 ha (10,000 ac) of the city from flooding. The system includes levees, pumping stations, detention basins, and gates. When analysis suggested upgrading six pumping stations and adding two more, TWM found the opportunity to […]

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The Year of Resilience

A 2015 stormwater year in review through the lens of resilience

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The Real Cost of Green Infrastructure

Andrew Potts, Brian Marengo, and Dan Wible of CH2M discuss four strategies for reducing green infrastructure costs gleaned from hundreds of built projects across the U.S.

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Evolving Green Infrastructure Through Asset Management

DC Water is developing a robust asset management program with an adaptive framework to plan proactively for green infrastructure maintenance.

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Adapting LID to a Port Environment

Despite significant challenges to managing stormwater using LID, the Port of Long Beach is committed to using this approach where possible and has developed a port-specific LID manual.

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Floating Treatment Wetlands Show Promise as Pond Retrofit

Floating treatment wetlands are an emerging innovation in green technology that have demonstrated significant potential for stormwater management.

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Facilitating Fees

Avoiding the pitfalls in setting stormwater utility fees while getting stakeholder support

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Nine Nationwide Nonpoint Solutions

Nine case studies show how communities across the U.S. are developing tools to overcome stormwater challenges. These solutions will be presented at the 2015 Stormwater Congress.

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