Tag: Stormwater

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Preliminary treatment facility will boost Philadelphia’s wet weather treatment capability

A planned 300 mgd preliminary treatment facility will increase Philadelphia’s wastewater treatment capacity, helping the city attain its goal of dramatically reducing combined sewer overflows.

ASCE’s 2021 Report Card Marks the Nation’s Infrastructure Progress

The nation’s infrastructure received an overall cumulative grade of C-, according to ASCE’s recently released 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.

What are the costs of life-cycle distributed stormwater control measures?

A new paper in the "Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment" presents a module that advances understanding of stormwater cost profiles using a process-based tool.

Illinois city to rely on green infrastructure to reduce combined sewer overflows

The city of Peoria, Illinois, is using green infrastructure as a cost-effective strategy to comply with a new consent decree aimed at reducing combined sewer overflows.

ASCE headquarters debuts a more sustainable parking lot

ASCE walks the walk by building a more sustainable parking lot.

Modeling storm sewer networks and urban flooding

As heavy precipitation events increase in intensity and frequency, urban flooding wreaks havoc on energy and water services, transportation hubs, housing, education, and employment. Modeling flooding in urban watersheds is challenging because of the spatial variations and interactions between land cover, landscape characteristics, and precipitation that affect the hydrologic response. A new paper in the Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, “Modeling Storm Sewer Networks and Urban...

Slideshow: ASCE project demonstrates green stormwater management techniques

ASCE completed a sustainable, low-impact development project at its Reston, Virginia, headquarters in December 2020. The project also demonstrates best management practices in stormwater control.

Assessing the economic benefits of blue-green infrastructure

Blue-green infrastructure provides multiple benefits to humans and ecosystems, including health and biodiversity, but little data exists on economic benefit.

Louisville combined sewer tunnel achieves major milestone

Excavation ends on the 4 mi long tunnel that will hold up to 55 million gal. of overflows.

Houston-area community expands major stormwater detention project

As part of a larger Texan effort to reduce flooding from increasingly extreme storms, Clear Lake City Water Authority is converting a former golf course into a stormwater management area.