More stories about Drainage

  • Stormwater user fees come up short

    Black & Veatch's 2010 Stormwater Utility Survey finds that only one-third of utilities dealing with combined sewer overflows recover mitigation costs in their user fees.

  • What happened to grooved streets?

  • Sliplining success: hit or myth

    The real story behind this trenchless technology

  • Stormwater fees are viable funding option

  • Swept away

    Stormwater Engineer Johnny Barron remembers the horrifying events that prompted Douglas County, Ga., infrastructure managers to reevaluate emergency response plans and educate residents.

  • Watchful eye

    City avoids $500,000 in illegal discharge fines with real-time flow monitoring at more than 100 sites

  • Designing pervious

    A Minnesota city eschews storm drains for pervious streets.

  • When two utilities become one

    Three major initiatives, conducted simultaneously, avert “merger mania” by maximizing connections and minimizing disruption.

  • Fun With Fats

    Influence behavior by personalizing the damage that cooking residues cause.

  • Cutting Off Sediment at the Source

    Public works departments may find themselves at both ends of the EPA's new effluent limitation guidelines for construction sites, both as permitting authorities and as site owners. It's time to explore the most preferred methodology for keeping jobsites clean.