Stormwater Management

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Solving a Design Problem With a Built-in Gutter

This recessed gutter was located above a wall plate instead of at the roof edge. More

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Recovering from Disaster: How Did You Do It?

Have you been a part of a city's recovery process after a natural disaster? What... More

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Take Control of Cash Flow
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New EPA Stormwater Rules Pose Challenges and Opportunities

Builders and developers might still have a chance to influence state officials who will determine how guidelines will be executed. More

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EPA, Texas Builders Partner on Storm-Water Education

Agreement provides storm-water pollution prevention training, certification to Lone Star builders. More

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Erosion Fines Get Serious

In 1992, the EPA instituted an erosion regulation -- under the authority of the Clean Water Act -- that holds developers, site owners, and contractors on construction sites larger than one acre responsible for the development and implementation of an erosion control plan for that site. The paper quotes Donette Dunaway, a water board staff member, as saying, "Through this enforcement case, we're trying to get the message across that sediment and erosion to our creeks won't be tolerated." More

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