Tag: combined sewer overflow
Stantec welcomed three strategic hires in water/wastewater engineering, hydraulic modeling, tunneling, and combined sewer overflow (CSO) storage and conveyance to its growing Tri-State Water practice in response to rising priorities in the local market.
Utilizing a test fleet of connected vehicles, University of Michigan researchers tracked when wipers were being used and matched it with video from on-board cameras to document rainfall, providing faster, more accurate rainfall data than radar and rain gauge systems.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a $69.7 million loan to the City of Omaha, Neb., to help finance its Saddle Creek Retention Treatment Basin. This marks the second loan to be issued under EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program.
DC Water’s newly opened Anacostia River Tunnel System was pressed into service in mid-April as heavy rains battered the District of Columbia. About two inches of rain fell over a three-hour period, far more than the city’s combined sewer system can handle. During the storm, the new tunnel prevented approximately 170 million gallons of combined sewage and stormwater from being discharged to the Anacostia River.
The Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Design and Construction (DDC) announced the addition of approximately 115 specially designed rain gardens to the northern Queens neighborhood of Flushing.
Grand Rapids, Mich., takes stormwater management beyond a mandated CSO program.