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“Giant Toilets You’re Unable to Flush”

“Giant Toilets You’re Unable to Flush”

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After the devastating floods from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we’re hearing a lot about the houses and other structures that have been destroyed. But what if your house was flooded and is salvageable? It’s not only water you’re dealing with—which would be bad enough—but also the many toxins and pathogens  … 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

America’s Hurricane Warning System

America’s Hurricane Warning System

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Think of a hurricane, and what usually comes to mind first are high-speed winds. However, 90% of direct hurricane-related deaths are caused by water-related injuries, including storm surge, rainfall flooding, high surf, and deaths just offshore, according to researchers at the National Hurricane Center.  … Read More

Under the Canopy

Under the Canopy

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People love to put a value on things; the popularity of programs like Antiques Roadshow and websites like Zillow illustrates the point. The impulse extends even to trees. The city of Phoenix, AZ, began labeling its trees a couple of years ago, attaching large orange tags to them listing some  … Read More

Rehabilitating Stormwater Pipe

Rehabilitating Stormwater Pipe

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In the booming 1990s, Orange County took a close look at its growing—and aging—water infrastructure to make decisions about maintaining and upgrading it. They decided to contract outside their own stormwater department for making the repairs to the system. The Stormwater Management Division in Orange County has been through many  … Read More

Seven Views of the Fate of the Clean Water Act

Seven Views of the Fate of the Clean Water Act

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No matter what happens at the national level with funding or changing regulations, protections for clean water aren’t going away. That was the message (I’m tremendously oversimplifying, but I’ll try to elaborate below) from some of the country’s top experts on water quality as they looked at the current regulatory  … Read More

Going Through, Not Around

Going Through, Not Around

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Rising temperatures are having some collateral benefits for the shipping industry, or at least for one Russian shipping company. The Sovcomflot ship Christophe de Margerie has just traversed the Northern Sea Route from Norway to South Korea without an icebreaker to accompany it—a first for a ship on that route.  … Read More

Deep Secrets

Deep Secrets

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In the past weeks and months, I’ve realized, I have spent a lot of time on this blog writing about nasty things in our waterways: invasive species in the Great Lakes, algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico and the Chesapeake Bay, scary-looking critters expanding their territory as ocean temperatures  … Read More

Serenading the Asian Carp

Serenading the Asian Carp

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Who’s afraid of the Asian carp? Lots of people, apparently, including those in the fishing industry throughout the Great Lakes region. The invasive species of fish, which was brought to aquatic farms in the southern US more than 40 years ago, is steadily spreading north. Weighing up to 100 pounds  … Read More



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