Tag: Storm water

Stormwater is water that originates during precipitation events and snow/ice melt. Stormwater can soak into the soil (infiltrate), be held on the surface and evaporate, or runoff and end up in nearby streams, rivers, or other water bodies (surface water).

ADS Introduces New Large-Diameter High-Performance Pipe

ADS Introduces New Large-Diameter High-Performance Pipe

HILLIARD, Ohio – Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of water management solutions, today announced its latest breakthrough in storm water pipe technology, HPXR 75. This new technology provides heightened levels of stiffness, is available in a range of sizes, and yields significant cost benefits for customers compared

ShowCase

NEPTUNE TECHNOLOGY GROUP
Neptune’s E-Coder R900i combination absolute encoder register and radio frequency meter interface unit makes it easy to migrate from walk-by, to mobile, to fixed network data collection, while offering advanced smart metering. The E-Coder R900i’s two-way communications and interleaved mobile and high-power fixed network messages eliminate the need for site visits or

Sediment Control Case Studies

Sediment Control Case Studies

In performing sediment control, Stacy’s ­Excavating typically uses silt fence, erosion logs, fabric mats, and inlet drain covers for its work. Among the items used are Blocksom and Co. products. The company’s Storm Water Inlet Filter serves as a sediment control solution for sewer inlets during the construction phase; it

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Known for its involvement with banking and auto racing, Charlotte is one of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the US. The city’s 2014 estimated population is nearly 810,000.

Rain Gardens for Erosion Control Projects

Rain Gardens for Erosion Control Projects

Before we had the rain gardens in, everything was draining straight into the gray infrastructure in the way of storm sewers and getting taken rapidly into Trail Creek, which is a heavily used natural resource and recreational area for a lot of people. This was a great opportunity to help

Foliar Rainfall Factors

Foliar Rainfall Factors

Trees and forest systems play an important role in the water cycle by intercepting rainfall and regulating water flow to the soil for more efficient stormwater infiltration. Traditional urban development practices have reduced the function of these systems by eliminating the vertical structure (tree canopy cover), removing existing ground cover

Building Controls: The Heart of Energy Efficiency

Building Controls: The Heart of Energy Efficiency

Digital technology has created a revolution in building controls, relegating old pneumatic instruments to the antique shops along with typewriters and calculating machines. Now, a control system can allow a technician to turn fans on or off, and/or modify temperatures or lighting in a structure from a tablet or laptop

Reader Profile: Kelly Thompson

Reader Profile: Kelly Thompson

The economic downturn underscored the construction industry’s “feast or famine” component for many, but when the majority of a business is comprised of family members, the effort to succeed becomes truly personal. “It’s important to show clients we are serious about what we do,” says Kelly Thompson, second-generation CEO of

Street Sweepers Keep Stormwater Cleaner

Street Sweepers Keep Stormwater Cleaner

Keeping a city’s streets, storm sewers, and catch basins clean is an essential service for its residents, even though they might not pay much attention to the work as it occurs. Cleaner air and water are the result—proven by numerous studies—and that’s important to every person within a community.

San Diego,

Enter Your Log In Credentials
×