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The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable

Nobody Likes These Statistics

Nobody Likes These Statistics

Sometimes the best way to break bad news is to just come right out and say it. I look at having to bring up an unpopular fact in much the same way.

Solid waste industry fatalities in 2017 were 18% higher compared to 2016.   

The Solid Waste Association of North America

This Ain’t Your Kids’ Pokémon

This Ain’t Your Kids’ Pokémon

Is Pokémon Go still a thing? It’s been a while since I’ve seen kids (and sometimes adults) running down little cartoon characters with their smartphones. In case you don’t know, Pokémon Go is an augmented reality (AR) game. The app is downloaded to a phone and the app uses your

Porous Pavers: Improving Water Quality

Porous Pavers: Improving Water Quality

Permeable pavement is taking center stage now as erosion control and stormwater green infrastructure projects aim to reduce runoff and improve water quality.

Stopping Nonpoint-Source Pollution
In Columbia, MO, the Public Works Department received a Clean Water Act 319 grant for stormwater improvements to reduce nonpoint-source pollution into the creeks and streams.

UC Berkeley Wins 6th Annual RainWorks Challenge

UC Berkeley Wins 6th Annual RainWorks Challenge

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of its sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a national collegiate competition that engages the next generation of environmental professionals to design innovative solutions for stormwater pollution.

“Today’s students are tomorrow’s innovators,” said EPA Office of Water Assistant Administrator David

Stormwater Treatment With a Different Face

Stormwater Treatment With a Different Face

Managing stormwater is usually a utilitarian function. Occasionally it can rise to an art.

A number of facilities combine stormwater treatment with another role, such as providing green space or recreational facilities for the public at large. One of these is Indianapolis’s Cultural Trail, an 8-mile walking, jogging, and biking

The Feeling is Electric

The Feeling is Electric

Ian Wright, the founder of Wrightspeed and co-founder of Tesla, once explained to me that having millions of electric cars on the road will only make a small impact on reducing carbon emissions because in the grand scheme of things, cars really don’t burn that much fuel and they’re already

Trimble Announces New Field Solutions for Land and Construction Surveying

Trimble Announces New Field Solutions for Land and Construction Surveying

Trimble TSC7 Controller and New Field Applications Enable Mobile Workers to Elevate Productivity
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 18, 2018—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today the Trimble® TSC7 Controller, a new field solution for land and civil construction surveyors. The TSC7, combined with specialized software, defines the next generation of data collection and computing for

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