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Guest Commentary: Integrated Water Resources Management

It is often said that we live in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. It may be overlooked that our water systems have always been interconnected, integrated systems that are managed by numerous utilities, municipalities, and governing bodies. Water systems impact how the world’s communities develop, are key economic drivers, and offer public health and […]

Illicit Control: Arming Your MS4 Illicit Discharge Detection Program

The EPA defines illicit discharges as “any discharge to a municipal separate storm sewer that is not composed entirely of stormwater.” Operators of Phase II-designated municipal separate stormwater sewer system (MS4s) are required to develop a program to detect and eliminate illicit discharges to protect receiving bodies of water.

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EPA Providing $3 Million to Advance Green Solutions for Reducing Philadelphia Stormwater Pollution

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 10, 2012) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing up to $3 million in research grants for projects that will study the benefits of green techniques in controlling stormwater pollution in Philadelphia. The funds will help advance the city’s landmark Green City, Clean Waters plan. EPA’s “Science to Achieve Results” (STAR) program will fund […]

Jason Maldonado Storm Water Quality Manager LAN

Jason Maldonado, CFM, Joins LAN as Storm Water Quality Manager

(HOUSTON – Oct. 9, 2012) Planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) announces the addition of Jason C. Maldonado, CFM, as storm water quality manager to its flood control and drainage team. As the leader of the firm’s storm water quality practice, Maldonado will work with clients to develop and […]