Tag: poor water quality

Water quality is measured by several factors, such as the concentration of dissolved oxygen, bacteria levels, the amount of salt (or salinity), or the amount of material suspended in the water (turbidity). In some bodies of water, the concentration of microscopic algae and quantities of pesticides, herbicides, heavy metals, and other contaminants may also be measured to determine water quality.

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PLASTIC SOLUTIONS INC.
Plastic Solutions Inc. was founded in 1997 with the vision to supply structural plastic trash racks to the stormwater management industry. Since then, a significant amount of research and development has gone into product testing—including load testing, UV resistance, flammability, resin additives, and water flow restriction requirements—all with

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GREYLINE INSTRUMENTS INC.
With Greyline Instruments’ products, customers can monitor flow through open channels, partially full sewer pipes, and surcharged pipes without a flume or weir. The new MantaRay Portable Area-Velocity flowmeter is designed for monitoring stormwater, sewage, industrial effluent, irrigation water, and natural streams.
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PLASTIC SOLUTIONS INC.
Plastic Solutions Inc. was founded in

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BORGERT PRODUCTS
In the US, continuing development increases impervious areas; therefore, an increase in stormwater management is required. The current conditions have resulted in problems from poor water quality to frequent flooding and erosion issues. Current infrastructures are over-burdened and costly to expand. As a solution for managing stormwater, Borgert Products

San Joaquin River Named One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers

San Joaquin River Named One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers

California’s San Joaquin River today received national recognition as one of the nation’s most threatened rivers due to excessive water diversions, poor water quality, and loss of wildlife habitat. An annual assessment by American River’s highlights the challenges facing the state’s second largest river–particularly the need for the State Water

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BRENTWOOD INDUSTRIES
Brentwood is extending its stormwater product line with the introduction of the StormTank Arch to provide a solution for large-footprint, subsurface stormwater management projects. The Arch offers a cost-effective means of promoting infiltration for commercial and recreational applications, in addition to maximizing developmental space. Commonly installed under parking lots, parks, and

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Presto Geosystems
Presto Geosystems, a leading manufacturer of soil stabilization and stormwater products, announces a new product offering, Geoterra GTO construction mats. Presto is well-known in the geosynthetics and erosion control industries for its geocells, porous pavement systems, and portable construction mats. The company has been manufacturing construction mats for over

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BLOCKSOM & CO.
Inlet Filter is a value-priced BMP for stormwater inlet protection during the construction phase. The versatile coir-fiber mat attaches easily to hundreds of grate styles making installation quick and easy. Customers can sweep the sides and top surface to maintain, even through standing water. Pads or rolls can

Ready for Our Closeup

This might be the year that stormwater finally comes up in the world, making a transition from a lowly nuisance—flooder of basements, carrier of pollutants—to being recognized as the valuable resource it is.

Despite many good intentions over the years, stormwater has never quite had its big moment. The primary purpose

Choosing Tankless

Choosing Tankless

When it’s time to replace a water heater—or put one into a newly constructed building—facility managers can choose between the traditional storage tank heater or tankless.

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