Tag: best management practice

Best Management Practices (BMP) is a term used in the United States and Canada to describe a type of water pollution control. Historically the term has referred to auxiliary pollution controls in the fields of industrial wastewater control and municipal sewage control, while in stormwater management (both urban and rural) and wetland management, BMPs may refer to a principal control or treatment technique as well.

Testing the Waters

Testing the Waters

Urban stormwater runoff is one of the leading causes of water pollution because it carries pollutants such as oil, grease, pesticides, fertilizer, animal waste, trash, debris, and other substances through storm drains and into lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water.

Stormwater Infiltration in Clay Soils

Stormwater Infiltration in Clay Soils

Stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces is causing devastating effects on the landscape of our developing watersheds. We are disrupting the natural hydrological cycle that supports our potable water supplies and natural fauna. Intentional stormwater infiltration can restore that cycle. However, the lack of awareness and the perceived lack of data

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Foliar Rainfall Retention

Foliar Rainfall Retention

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

Construction Site Erosion Control and Stormwater Permit Compliance Training

This two-day course is designed for those who perform site management duties, supervise or direct construction activities, install best management practices, and/or inspect sites for compliance relating to erosion/sediment control and storm water management. Complete one of the State’s only qualifying exams for DSPS Soil Erosion Inspector and earn 12

Conservation	: WaterSense Partners Celebrate Water Saving Efforts

Conservation : WaterSense Partners Celebrate Water Saving Efforts

THE US ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY’S (EPA’s) WaterSense program is celebrating 10 years of saving water for future generations through water-efficient products, homes, and programs. Thanks to the efforts of more than 1,700 program partners, WaterSense labeled products have helped save more than 1.5 trillion gallons of water and $32.6 billion

Reader Profile: Alina Hudak

Reader Profile: Alina Hudak

When Alina T. Hudak was appointed as director of Florida’s Miami-Dade County solid waste management department a few years ago, she faced monumental tasks with no previous solid waste management experience. Hudak is used to being a trailblazer as the first woman to run a major operational department and serve

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

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