Erosion & Sediment Control

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    Watchful eye

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

     
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    Designing pervious

    A Minnesota city eschews storm drains for pervious streets.

     
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    When two utilities become one

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

     
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    Web Extras 6/1/2010

    Click here for a tree guide, more on reverse auctions, cost-cutting ideas and additional content from this month's issue!

     
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    Community builder

    A county park unites residents of disparate housing developments.

     
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    Take the plunge

    Spend less on rip-rap by transitioning culverts into natural streams.

     
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    Stay in the Mix

    Container management ensures safe, efficient herbicide application.

     
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    CPR for City Streets

    Engineered repairs for concrete pavements.

     
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    Flood busters

    A weir retrofit project in Florida shelters residents from fluctuating lake levels.

     
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    Public Works puzzle masters

     
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    Fun With Fats

    Influence behavior by personalizing the damage that cooking residues cause.

     
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    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.

     
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    Deflect defects

    Pinpoint the problems with a sanitary sewer evaluation study.

     
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    Entrepreneurial expansion

    Managers in Southern California combat drought by enhancing their product portfolio.

     
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    EPA stormwater rule changes on horizon

     
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    Mapping recovery

    Geodatabase helps city secure $100 million in federal disaster aid.

     
  • Increasing service with no budget impact

    Folks on the coasts like to sneer at the Midwest, but I should know better. I've lived in Illinois all my life. (And, no, I'm not going to reveal how many years that's been!)

     
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    Regulatory pressures lead to funding innovation

    Next to the Mississippi River delta in the Gulf of Mexico, no other river basin in North America struggles with excess nutrients more than the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The 64,000-square-mile estuary is the nation's largest, encompassing parts of Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia...

     
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    Easin' the Load

    Calculating the costs of manual vs. mechanized material-moving.

     
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    Chicago adds to Deep Tunnel network

     
 
 
 
 

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