May 2021

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Editor's Comments: Hope Springs Eternal

May 15, 2021
Welcome to the Spring 2021 edition of Stormwater magazine. This is my favorite time of year. There's something inherently hopeful in watching nature awaken from its winter snooze...
Credit: VTrans
Flexible biodegradable netting controls erosion and allows wildlife to escape.
Erosion Control

Saving Mowers and Wildlife

May 15, 2021
More state DOTs embracing biodegradable erosion control
Credit: Evan Anderman
An aerial photo of the Canal as it meanders around Goldsmith Gulch and the Marjorie Perry Nature Preserve in Greenwood Village.
Green Infrastructure

A New Life for Denver's Historic Irrigation Ditch

May 15, 2021
Transition of the historic High Line Canal from an outdated irrigation delivery system to green stormwater infrastructure and a world-class open space network
Credit: Tom Hegemier
Bank failure looking upstream.
Erosion Control

City of Victoria uses LPSTP to restore failed riverbank

May 15, 2021
This Texas city used longitudinal peak stone toe protection to restore the failed riverbank, during a project from August 2017 through June 2020
Credit: Woolpert
Woolpert’s Rebecca Coulter and Michael Long conduct a stormwater management program self-audit assessment.


May 15, 2021
An efficient way to maintain stormwater management programs and bring communities to a place of preparedness

More content from May 2021

Credit: Dart Container Corporation/UltraTech
Litter captured by Ultra-Drain Guard disposed of properly in dumpster.

Innovative Infrastructure Grants 'Curb' Marine Debris

May 15, 2021
Program supports communities in preventing litter from entering waterways
Credit: Tsurumi Pump
The system comprises eight dewatering pumps in narrow well casings at either side of the trench.

Project Profile: Life in the Gold Fish Bowl

May 15, 2021
Project addresses impacts from decades of damaging goldmining activity on California's Feather River
Credit: Force Control Industries
A close-up of the oil shear clutch.

Product Focus: Staying Dry by 'Going Wet'

May 15, 2021
Oil shear clutches support remote monitoring and actuation of stormwater drainage pumps