Tag: illicit discharge detection and elimination

Illicit discharge detection & elimination (removing sanitary sewer or other non-stormwater connections to the MS4)

A Five-Year Study of IDDE Data

A Five-Year Study of IDDE Data

Pierce County’s Surface Water Management (SWM) division is charged with maintaining both the natural surface water systems and the stormwater collection and conveyance infrastructure within its unincorporated 1,800-square-mile service area (population 380,000). These areas include an impressive variability in landscapes: from glacial streams of Mt. Rainier to fertile farmlands of

A Five-Year Study of IDDE Data

A Five-Year Study of IDDE Data

Pierce County’s Surface Water Management (SWM) division is charged with maintaining both the natural surface water systems and the stormwater collection and conveyance infrastructure within its unincorporated 1,800-square-mile service area (population 380,000). These areas include an impressive variability in landscapes: from glacial streams of Mt. Rainier to fertile farmlands of

Editor’s Comments: We Know What’s in the Water

Editor’s Comments: We Know What’s in the Water

You might think of this issue as the magazine’s sample case. Decades ago, sales reps ­traveled the country lugging heavy suitcases full of carpet swatches or wall coverings or even miniature models of farm machinery and equipment. Here, in a much easier-to-carry package, are some samples of—well, sampling equipment, which

Editor’s Comments: Where Do We Go From Here?

Editor’s Comments: Where Do We Go From Here?

A little more than two years ago, I wrote an editorial for Stormwater—Erosion Control’s sister publication—about the agri­cultural exemption from many of our water-quality regulations. While urban areas and construction sites are subject to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits and other requirements, agricultural operations have less oversight, and their

The StormCon 2017 Call for Papers Is Open

The StormCon 2017 Call for Papers Is Open

StormCon, the only North American event dedicated exclusively to stormwater, is now accepting abstracts for the 2017 conference. The deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

StormCon will take place in Seattle, WA, August 27–31, 2017. The conference venue, the Meydenbauer Center, is actually located in Bellevue,

The StormCon 2017 Call for Papers Is Open

The StormCon 2017 Call for Papers Is Open

StormCon, the only North American event dedicated exclusively to stormwater, is now accepting abstracts for the 2017 conference. The deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

StormCon will take place in Seattle, WA, August 27–31, 2017. The conference venue, the Meydenbauer Center, is actually located in Bellevue, WA—home

Just Two Weeks Left to Submit StormCon Abstracts

Just Two Weeks Left to Submit StormCon Abstracts

StormCon, the only North American event dedicated exclusively to stormwater and surface-water professionals, is seeking abstracts for presentation at StormCon 2016. The deadline for submitting abstracts is Wednesday, December 9.

The conference will be held in Indianapolis, IN, August 22–25, 2016, and for the first time will be colocated with another

Three Weeks Left to Submit StormCon Abstracts

Three Weeks Left to Submit StormCon Abstracts

StormCon, the only North American event dedicated exclusively to stormwater and surface-water professionals, is seeking abstracts for presentation at StormCon 2016. The deadline for submitting abstracts is Wednesday, December 9. I’m putting out a reminder now, because in the US Thanksgiving falls less than two weeks before the deadline, and

Something Even Bigger: StormCon 2016

You still have a few weeks left: If you’re planning to attend ­StormCon 2016 in Indianapolis next summer, there is still time to send in an abstract to be considered as a speaker as well. The deadline for submitting abstracts is Wednesday, December 9.

StormCon is the only North American event

Shedding Daylight on Landfill Odors

Shedding Daylight on Landfill Odors

Located in Northwest Los Angeles County near the city of Sylmar, CA, and operated by Republic Services, Sunshine Canyon Landfill has found itself in the crosshairs of public attention over a variety of odor complaints. In response to public concerns, the Sunshine Canyon Landfill–Local Enforcement Agency (SCL-LEA) was formed to

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