Stormwater http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6642/more en Pennsylvania town uses precast pipe to manage stormwater http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater <div class="node-body article-body">The Hanover Township, Pa., Public Works Department tackled a major stormwater management project. They used precast pipe to remedy the situation. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater#comments Products at Work Stormwater Public Works Public Works Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:13:00 +0000 76301 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Construction underway at the stormwater management project at Hanover Township Community Park in Bethlehem, Pa.</p> San Jose officials respond to historic flooding, field safety questions http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/san-jose-officials-respond-historic-flooding-field-safety-questions <div class="node-body article-body">Historic flooding in San Jose, Calif., has city officials scrambling to organize and carry out recovery efforts while struggling to answer questions on public safety and preparedness in the city. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/san-jose-officials-respond-historic-flooding-field-safety-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/san-jose-officials-respond-historic-flooding-field-safety-questions#comments Emergency Management Stormwater Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:42:00 +0000 76261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Downtown San Jose, Calif. fountain by San Jose City Hall. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fountain_at_San_Jose_City_Hall.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Environmental Protection Agency gives cities money for stormwater management pilot http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/environmental-protection-agency-gives-cities-money-stormwater-management-pilot <div class="node-body article-body">Five U.S. cities will receive $150,000 each to serve as pilot communities in a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stormwater management initiative.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/environmental-protection-agency-gives-cities-money-stormwater-management-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/environmental-protection-agency-gives-cities-money-stormwater-management-pilot#comments Stormwater Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:52:00 +0000 74251 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A stormwater runoff stream in Peoria, Ill. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NRCSIL00027_-_Illinois_(4151)(NRCS_Photo_Gallery).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Municipalities turn to rain gardens as ways to manage stormwater, beautify areas http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/municipalities-turn-rain-gardens-ways-manage-stormwater-beautify-areas <div class="node-body article-body">Cities and counties have found success in using rain gardens as a means of effective stormwater management while also installing additional green space in their areas. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/municipalities-turn-rain-gardens-ways-manage-stormwater-beautify-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/municipalities-turn-rain-gardens-ways-manage-stormwater-beautify-areas#comments Stormwater Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:30:00 +0000 73021 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A rain garden in the Allen Centennial Gardens on the University of Wisconsin-Madison&#39;s campus. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rain_garden_(2014).JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Cities use different strategies to strengthen stormwater management http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/cities-use-different-strategies-strengthen-stormwater-management <div class="node-body article-body">From porous pavement to baffle boxes, cities across the U.S. are employing different methods for mitigating stormwater's effects on their areas.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/cities-use-different-strategies-strengthen-stormwater-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/cities-use-different-strategies-strengthen-stormwater-management#comments Operations & Management Stormwater Water Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:13:00 +0000 71771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A stormwater treatment facility in the Northern Everglades in Florida. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stormwater_Treatment_Area_in_Northern_Everglades.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Sidestepping stormwater: The newest approach to managing urban stormwater is mitigating it http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/sidestepping-stormwater-newest-approach-managing-urban-stormwater-mitigating-it <div class="node-body blog-body">Natural resource consultant John Buck describes ways of using soil science technology to mitigate stormwater in urban areas.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/sidestepping-stormwater-newest-approach-managing-urban-stormwater-mitigating-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/sidestepping-stormwater-newest-approach-managing-urban-stormwater-mitigating-it#comments Stormwater Viewpoints Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:56:00 +0000 70911 at http://americancityandcounty.com New Jersey's local utilities to receive $1.9 billion toward Hurricane Sandy-damaged facilities http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-jerseys-local-utilities-receive-19-billion-toward-hurricane-sandy-damaged-facilit <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation Tuesday allowing $1.9 billion in state financing toward 280 local projects that will restore wastewater infrastructure and protect drinking water for the state's citizens in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-jerseys-local-utilities-receive-19-billion-toward-hurricane-sandy-damaged-facilit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-jerseys-local-utilities-receive-19-billion-toward-hurricane-sandy-damaged-facilit#comments Infrastructure Environment Finance Stormwater Health & Welfare Treatment Waste Wastewater Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:54:00 +0000 66491 at http://americancityandcounty.com Via Nj.gov Air-powered mixer offers no-clog operation http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/air-powered-mixer-offers-no-clog-operation <div class="node-body article-body">Use the GridBee AP500 air-powered mixer for mixing all types of liquids in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment tanks.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/air-powered-mixer-offers-no-clog-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/air-powered-mixer-offers-no-clog-operation#comments Infrastructure Stormwater Green Wastewater Water & Wastewater Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:49:00 +0000 66091 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The GridBee AP500 air-powered mixer from Medora Corp. At the left in the photo is the smallest model in the GridBee AP series. It fits through a 12-inch hatch and offers maintenance-free mixing for wastewater basins.</p> Photo: Medora Corp. Steel pipe is playing a role in Big Easy flood control (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/steel-pipe-playing-role-big-easy-flood-control-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">AMERICAN’s spiral-welded steel pipe is playing a role in long-term flood control in New Orleans.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/steel-pipe-playing-role-big-easy-flood-control-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/steel-pipe-playing-role-big-easy-flood-control-related-video#comments Construction Disaster Preparedness Infrastructure Emergency Management Stormwater Supply Water & Wastewater Public Works Tue, 12 May 2015 20:55:00 +0000 64381 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Installation of AMERICAN spiral-welded pipe is underway in New Orleans.</p> Keating Report: Mid-year 2014 forecast on government budgets and spending-Part 4 http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/keating-report-mid-year-2014-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-4 <div class="field-deck"> There is plenty of public-sector construction activity underway in the second half of 2014. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Government tax revenues are funding many infrastructure projects.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/keating-report-mid-year-2014-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/keating-report-mid-year-2014-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-4#comments Construction Infrastructure Highways, Streets & Bridges Stormwater Roadways Water & Wastewater Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:00:00 +0000 56811 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Cache Water Restoration Project included constructing a winding box culvert channel in a steep, rocky canyon in Cache County, Utah. The revamped Cache Valley canal system project came in under budget and ahead of schedule.</p>