Tag: stormwater products

Stormwater products can be classified as “structural” (i.e., devices installed or constructed on a site) or “non-structural” (procedures, such as modified landcaping practices or street sweeping). There are a variety of BMPs available; selection typically depends on site characteristics and pollutant removal objectives. EPA has published a list of stormwater BMPs for use by local governments, builders and property owners.

Oldcastle Precast Signs Agreement With Water Harvesting Solutions

MAY 2014: Littleton, CO –   Oldcastle Precast, provider of stormwater management solutions, has signed an agreement with Hinsdale Illinois based Water Harvesting Solutions (Wahaso), a leading water harvesting systems provider, to collaborate on projects involving water harvesting and underground stormwater/rainwater storage and treatment systems. This partnership will facilitate the ability

Oldcastle Precast Signs Agreement with Water Harvesting Solutions

MAY 2014: Littleton, CO –  Oldcastle Precast, provider of stormwater management solutions, has signed an agreement with Hinsdale Illinois based Water Harvesting Solutions (Wahaso), a leading water harvesting systems provider, to collaborate on projects involving water harvesting and underground stormwater/rainwater storage and treatment systems. This partnership will facilitate the ability

Guardians at the Grate

Guardians at the Grate

Located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County, CA, Machado Lake once was known as a prime bird-watching location but has suffered numerous indignities in recent years. It has become a dumping ground for unwanted snakes and a variety of trash, as well as a repository for pesticides.

Oldcastle Precast Acquires KriStar Assets

(January 7, 2014) Atlanta, Ga. — Oldcastle Precast Inc., a leading solutions provider for North American infrastructure projects, announced today that it has acquired the assets of KriStar Enterprises Inc. The purchase includes three manufacturing locations in California and all related intellectual property. KriStar was founded in 1993 and has

Inlets: Collect Water, Nothing Else

Inlets: Collect Water, Nothing Else

In a perfect world, all your jobs would go smoothly. None of your crew would get sick, no equipment would break down, and all needed supplies would arrive on time, in good condition. Most importantly, the weather would cooperate; there wouldn’t be a drop of rain until all earthmoving was

Keeping a LID on Runoff

Keeping a LID on Runoff

Nature has its ways of dealing with stormwater. Some percolates into the ground, some pools, and some makes its way to larger bodies of water; often, which route water takes depends upon the state of the soil and the plant life growing within it. A sandy soil allows water to

Two Views of StormCon

The first annual StormCon–the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition–was held August 12-15, 2002, in Florida. More than 470 people attended the 40 technical presentations, and 79 exhibitors filled the exhibit hall. Two attendees share their impressions of the conference and expo. Reflections on the Florida Conference By

The Art of Testing

There are those who would argue that the science of keeping stormwater runoff free of sediment, dirt, and pollution is boring, like eating dry toast without butter. These people have never met Jett McFalls. True, his name is cool, but that’s not the only interesting thing about McFalls. He’s the

The Evolving BMP

They’re all here, spread across the 1-acre facility at the University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center: swales, ponds, sand filters, treatment wetlands, hydrodynamic separators, and a host of proprietary products all designed to keep sediment from mixing with stormwater runoff. Every year, about 500 visitors tour this site, located in

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