Stormwater

What’s in a Name? Just Possibly Your Funding

What’s in a Name? Just Possibly Your Funding

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In the 1850s, a Portuguese man named Pedro Carolino set out to create an English phrasebook for his students. The problem? He did not actually speak English himself, and did not have at his disposal a Portuguese-English dictionary. He did, however, have a Portuguese-to-French dictionary and a French-to-English one, and  … Read More

Stormwater – Reader Favorites

Stormwater – Reader Favorites

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Listed below are the top Editor blogs, Reader Favorite articles, and Stormwater magazine articles for you to enjoy. This list is curated based on reader views, search traffic, email click-through, and most commented articles.

Bookmark this page so you will always have quick access to Forester Media’s top Stormwater content.  … Read More

EPA Announces Winners of the 5th Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

EPA Announces Winners of the 5th Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

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WASHINGTON—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the winners of its fifth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a national college competition to engage the next generation to design solutions for stormwater pollution using green infrastructure. Student teams proposed designs that help aid innovative problem solving for their campus and community.

Stormwater is  … Read More

Limited Parking

Limited Parking

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Did you drive to work this morning? Was a parking space waiting for you when you arrived? Many cities require developers to provide a minimum number of parking spaces for office, retail, and residential buildings; sometimes the number is based on the square footage of the building, sometimes on occupancy.  … Read More

Plans Underway to Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week, May 7 – 13

Plans Underway to Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week, May 7 – 13

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Reston, VA…..Environmental and recycling businesses, organizations and community groups around the U.S. are making plans to celebrate the 14th Annual International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) coming up the week of May 7 – 13.  Events planned include workshops, trainings, compost giveaways and other fun and educational activities all with the  … Read More

Contech CDS Receives Canadian ETV Verification

Contech CDS Receives Canadian ETV Verification

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WEST CHESTER, Ohio , April 4, 2017 /CNW/ — Contech® Engineered Solutions announced today that the CDS hydrodynamic separator has been verified through the Canadian Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) program.
The ETV program was created to support the implementation of innovative environmental technologies in Canada by providing an independent evaluation of  … Read More

29 Million Gallons a Minute

29 Million Gallons a Minute

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How would you define the rather nebulous term “green infrastructure” to people who, for the most part, don’t care about stormwater? Now that California is getting rain again and reservoirs are refilling, at least to an extent, many people would like to believe everything’s back to normal and we can  … Read More

Just Don’t Call It Wastewater

Just Don’t Call It Wastewater

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“Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it,” Mark Twain famously said. It often seems everyone talks about recycling water, too, but too few—especially now with the widespread perception that the drought is over in many places—really practice it.

Twain (after whom a New York golf course  … Read More



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