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A next-generation digital modeling platform has been chosen to underpin the future of Chesapeake Bay water quality monitoring.

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Water Research Foundation releases free-to-use, multifunctional decision-support tool for planning stormwater interventions.

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The agency has developed flood sensors that cost up to 20 times less to maintain and implement than comparable sensors.

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By cutting trees, digging canals, and building dams, beaver colonies shape their forest dwellings in ways that transform flooding patterns, the local food chain, and the structure and size of nearby waterways.

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The U.S. Geological Survey has released the results of a new study highlighting a looming threat to vulnerable marine life in the coming decades: urbanization.

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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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To help curb the effects of urban runoff on streambank erosion, the question municipalities must confront is whether to reduce flows or toughen channel banks. The best answer, according to Rod Lammers, lead author of a new University of Georgia (Athens) research article exploring ways to optimize erosion control, is both. The challenge is getting different agencies to work together.

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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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