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Princeton University engineers are testing a new type of seawall that would both enhance the pedestrian experience and provide sufficient storm surge protection.

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Time is running out for MS4 permittees in the U.S. to contribute to the Water Environment Federation WEF Stormwater Institute’s 2020 MS4 Needs Assessment Survey.

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Agricultural scientists with the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) release a new app that helps sugarcane farmers better understand their nutrient output.

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In a new study, an international research team highlights a gap in scientific knowledge about how stormwater might affect phytoplankton growth and the health of lakes and similar freshwater bodies.

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WEF is seeking presentation abstracts for the Stormwater Pavilion at WEFTEC 2020. Submit by April 22.

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New research from Stanford (Calif.) University hydrologists suggests an emerging consequence of decreasing snowfalls: significantly more intense flooding.

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According to a new study from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Reed College researchers, city-dwellers value green infrastructure as a worthwhile approach to flood management and water quality improvement — and are willing to donate time and money to support it.

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During WEFTEC 2019, stormwater professionals discussed obstacles and opportunities in today’s stormwater landscape

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The 2020 National Stormwater Symposium will take place March 15-17 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio

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U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research scientists are investigating the challenge of hailstorm prediction using technology typically used in security systems and smartphones.

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In the U.S., ornamental crops are a $21 billion industry. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers are now working to better understand the extent of the horticulture industry’s contributions to nutrient pollution and recommend ways to downsize it without taking up too much space.

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As cities grow and develop over pervious spaces, stormwater runoff has increasingly fewer places to soak into and often flows into urban waterways. But how that extra runoff entering streams affects flash flooding may not be as elementary. A newly published study explores the relationship between urban development and flash flooding.

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The Stormwater Report is an online news source highlighting the latest in stormwater sector news. The newsletter covers advanced practices, local programs, and case studies as well as policy updates, grant opportunities, and financing options. The newsletter also spotlights cutting-edge research in addition to industry tools and reports.

This online news source began pubishing in 2011 and includes a full archive of all posts.

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