August 2021

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Stormwater Management

Editor's Comments: August 2021

Aug. 11, 2021
Welcome to the August edition of Stormwater magazine. Summer is in full swing up here in the northeast, although you wouldn't know it from the weather. Some parts of New England...
TCG Property Care
TCG Property Care employees working on the Golden Triangle Project in Washington, D.C., which included 11 new rain gardens and 10 expanded tree boxes. TCG Property Care won a number of successful project bids thanks to their participation in the Clean Water Project’s business development programs.
Program Management

Pairing Green Infrastructure with Community Support

Aug. 11, 2021
In Maryland, the nation’s first CBP3 program excels in every field
Photo courtesy Weston & Sampson
During stream walking surveys, crews can geolocate data points on sediment buildup, vegetation overgrowth, outfall condition, debris, retaining wall condition, bank erosion, and culvert condition to better understand the functionality of the stream and identify necessary infrastructure upgrades.
Program Management

A Methodology to Ensure Climate Resiliency through Data-driven Design and Effective Community Outreach

Aug. 11, 2021
A simple 8-step process to ensure that climate-resilient designs are effective and ultimately more supported by the community.
Photo courtesy ADS
Large diameter stormwater pipe is staged and ready to be installed in the trench at Porter Ranch.

Project Profile: Thermoplastic Pipe Points to Savings for New Los Angeles Community

Aug. 11, 2021
Pipe enables stormwater system to follow contours of land
Photo courtesy of Chris Bosley
The concept featured a tiered infiltration bed system utilizing vegetated swales and drywells.

Project Profile: Stormwater Outfall Volume Reduction Program

Aug. 11, 2021
Fast-growing Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, reduces volume of untreated stormwater entering local waterways

More content from August 2021

SOLitude Lake Management
Submerged weeds quietly spread under the surface if left unattended.
Green Infrastructure

Pest and Vegetation Management

Aug. 11, 2021
Tips for stormwater managers to preserve and protect the ecosystems, habitats and communities they serve
Photo courtesy SPPS
SPPS pump systems take the guesswork out of selecting components.

Product Focus: Pumps with 'Out of the Box' Productivity

Available from 30 to 100 hp, these motors are a far more economical alternative to powering pumps with a gen-set in areas where three-phase power is not readily available.
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PFAS is ubiquitous in urban stormwater and has been shown to be present at concentrations that are occasionally to often above pending WQS.

PFAS Regulatory Implications for Stormwater Dischargers in California and Beyond

Aug. 11, 2021
Permit non-compliance and Clean Water Act citizen suit risks are likely concerns for dischargers with PFAS in their stormwater