Tag: Stormwater

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Construction begins on 2 mi long combined sewer overflow tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia

The RiverRenew project in Alexandria, Virginia, includes a 2 mi long tunnel, multiple deep shafts, two large pumping stations, and the significant expansion of an interceptor sewer.

Artificial lake fulfills many roles in a new Houston park

Hines Lake provides the local community with stormwater treatment, flood control protection, recreational facilities, and other benefits.

Arizona city pilots small green infrastructure projects

The efforts include using pocket parks and athletic fields — among other sites — to temporarily hold stormwater during the seasonal monsoon season so the water can percolate into the ground.

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

Modeling flooding in urban watersheds is challenging because of the spatial variations and interactions between landscape and precipitation. Find out how new research is helping to mitigate these urban flooding issues.

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.