February 2021

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Change is in the air

Feb. 15, 2021
Welcome to the February (Winter) 2021 issue of Stormwater Magazine. As we head with cautious optimism into a new year, we nonetheless recognize that 2020 was fraught with change...
Credit: Maryland DOT State Highway Administration
Inspection training at a Maryland DOT wet extended detention pond in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Green Infrastructure

Eight Steps to Green Infrastructure Success

Feb. 15, 2021
State DOTs share their strategies for building an effective GI program
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A comprehensive, integrated approach to stormwater should address not only pooling water and flooding but also lack of green space.
Green Infrastructure

Health and Stormwater Equity

Feb. 15, 2021
Ensuring equity in stormwater management and green infrastructure in Los Angeles County
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The Leatherman Terminal had some 4.5 million metric tons of rock imported from Newfoundland to create a 23-foot elevation and a 248-acre site.

Flex Appeal

Feb. 15, 2021
Stormwater drainage system designed to handle underground shifting at massive port expansion project
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Mascot Sunny the Seagull in action.

More content from February 2021

Credit: Emerald Site Services Inc.
Hydroseeding covers bare soil in green vegetation and acts like armor for the ground.
Erosion Control

Ready for Rain? Erosion Control Is the Key!

Feb. 15, 2021
Hydroseeding and wattle installation provide proven benefits
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As part of a larger HUD grant, the City of Norfolk, Va., is redeveloping the Tidewater Gardens neighborhood to enhance stormwater management and address nuisance flooding in the region.

Q&A: Turning a Challenge into a Positive

Feb. 15, 2021
A focus on safety, social distancing highlights efficiencies of remote monitoring