Archive | July, 2011

WEF Stormwater Utility Seminar To Take Place Aug. 2

Weathering the Storm: Is This the Right Time for You to Form a Stormwater Utility? is a one-day seminar where participants will interact with experts discussing the varied components of stormwater utility development. “Now more than ever, local governments are looking for new funding sources to meet the challenges surrounding enhanced stormwater regulations and associated requirements,” said […]

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WEF Convenes Future of Stormwater Meeting

On June 21–22, stormwater experts from an array of professional backgrounds and regions convened at the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) headquarters for a brainstorming session on the future of stormwater. The impetus behind the meeting was to identify and discuss big-picture stormwater issues, sector needs, and ways WEF can most effectively educate, advocate, […]

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Underground Chamber Saves Space, Stores Stormwater

Underground storage chambers can provide onsite stormwater detention and are useful when development space is limited. During the recent redevelopment of an outlet mall in Bluffton, S.C., project engineers needed a solution that would save space and replace detention ponds constructed 20 to 30 years ago. The eight-ha site now contains the first LEED®-certified retail […]

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