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Delaware stormwater regulation bill signed into law

Following unanimous approval by the Delaware General Assembly, Gov. Jack Markell signed Senate Bill 253 into state law on June 24. The bill eases stormwater requirements and provides flexibility to achieve results. The measure, which concerns standards set for stormwater-runoff management by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), results from a […]

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ASCE seeks comments on three updated stormwater guidelines

The American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, Va.) is seeking public comment on three updated guidelines: ASCE/EWRI Standard Guidelines: Design of Stormwater Impoundments, ASCE/EWRI Standard Guidelines: Installation of Stormwater Impoundments, and ASCE/EWRI Standard Guidelines: Operation and Maintenance of Stormwater Impoundments. The public comment period opened April 6 and will close on May 21, 2016. These […]

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Wales Releases Voluntary SuDS Standards

The Welsh government has released recommended non-statutory standards for sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS). The standards are the result of 2 years of development with stakeholder engagement and public consultation. SuDS are intended to reduce flooding and overflows by freeing up capacity in the sewer system. This decreases the need for more costly grey infrastructure […]

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ARCSA and ASPE Seek Public Comment on Rainwater Catchment Standard

Jointly developed by the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), ARCSA/ASPE 63: Rainwater Catchment Systems was originally published July 2009. Together, the two organizations — with sponsorship from the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) — have extensively revised the standard. It is now online […]

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