More stories about Drainage

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  • Down & Dirty July 2007

  • Smart Water

    Las Vegas is one of the nation's fastest-growing cities, but it's in the middle of the desert. Here's what the city is doing to make sure there's enough water to go around.

  • Storing Pumps

    A guide to safe, trouble-free pump operation.

  • See you later, alligator

  • Water bills get thumbs up in house

  • Crude crud creates a craze

    Kids are fascinated by gross things; they also dig learning how stuff works. Combining the two, San Diego created an ingenious program to teach youngsters all about the gross and groovy world of sewers.

  • Scrutinizing your sewer

    Sewer utilities can improve performance and reverse the aging process by implementing buried infrastructure management (BIM), a systematic planning process that allows them to leverage resources to maximize the immediate and long-term benefits of every action.

  • Corps adopts drainage standards

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has adopted new guidelines requiring that all precast concrete used in drainage structures come from plants certified by the National Precast Concrete Association.

  • Let it rain

    Faced with increasing requirements and costs related to stormwater management, a growing number of public works departments are turning to rain gardens to manage runoff. Whether built and maintained by governments or individuals, rain gardens offer a relatively inexpensive and proven means for...