Tag: stormwater conveyance

A stormwater conveyance channel is a permanent waterway, designed to convey stormwater runoff. The channel is lined with vegetation or riprap, or, in limited cases, gabions, which extend up the side slopes to design flow depth.

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.

Project Profile: Pendleton Multiway Boulevard Wins Awards

Project Profile: Pendleton Multiway Boulevard Wins Awards

Situated on more than 87,000 acres adjacent to the Puget Sound, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), WA, is one of the largest military bases in the country and is considered to be one of the premier military installations on the West Coast by the US Department of Defense (DOD). JBLM is

An Integrated Watershed Assessment Tool for Restoration

An Integrated Watershed Assessment Tool for Restoration

The importance of water and water quality has become a heightened global concern as human populations grow, industrial and agricultural activities expand, impervious surfaces increase, and climate change threatens. The adoption of the federal Clean Water Act and related state and regional environmental regulations imposed on municipal separate storm sewer

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Ensconced in the scenic Shenandoah Valley, the city of Staunton, VA, with a population of around 50,000, had all the attributes of a grand historic town poised for greatness. As a tourist attraction, the city boasts easy access to famous Civil War battlefields, rustic countryside, and the childhood home of

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Ensconced in the scenic Shenandoah Valley, the city of Staunton, VA, with a population of around 50,000, had all the attributes of a grand historic town poised for greatness. As a tourist attraction, the city boasts easy access to famous Civil War battlefields, rustic countryside, and the childhood home of

Advancements in Stormwater and Erosion Control

Earn 10 CE/PDHs (and 1 hour of professional conduct and ethics*) at NASECA-WI’s 13th Annual Conference, Wisconsin’s largest event focused solely on erosion control (day 1) and stormwater management (day 2). Confirmed topics include:
· Ethics*
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Utilizing GIS to Identify Potential Sources of Illicit Discharges

Utilizing GIS to Identify Potential Sources of Illicit Discharges

Eliminating illicit discharges is one of the most fundamental yet challenging elements of an effective municipal stormwater program. Unregulated discharges from industrial and commercial activities can cause pollutants to slowly accumulate and cause the receiving waterbody to exceed the in-stream water-quality criteria for its designated beneficial use.

Using a Geographic Information System (GIS) to Identify Illicit Discharges

Using a Geographic Information System (GIS) to Identify Illicit Discharges

The city of Eugene’s decision to use a geographic information system (GIS) to identify potential sources of illicit discharges occurred in 2009 when an industrial facility’s aboveground storage tank leaked approximately 730 gallons of off-road diesel in close proximity to the stormwater conveyance system, which discharges to the Willamette River

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