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stormwater

[ˈstɔːmˌwɔːtəʳ] Nagua f de lluvia
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StormTrap designs and engineers precast concrete systems that store stormwater runoff in underground chambers before releasing it at a controlled rate or harvesting it for reuse.
Provided by the National Association of City Transportation Officials, a network of professionals working in cities across the US, this guide presents planning and design guidance for green stormwater infrastructure on city streets and for the design and engineering of stormwater management practices that support goals for improving mobility and streets while reducing the impact of stormwater runoff and human activity on natural ecological processes.
The EPA reports that pollution from urban stormwater runoff harms water in about 5,000 miles of estuaries, 1.4 million acres of lakes and 30,000 miles of rivers.
"Urban Stormwater Runoff: A New Class of Environmental Flow Problem." PLoS ONE 7 (9): e45814.
Representative David Price (D-NC)--participated in a late-2017 North Carolina State University demonstration of how permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) can help mitigate stormwater runoff peaks and reduce flooding.
Stormwater runoff is generated when rain flows over land or impervious surfaces and does not seep into the ground.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: A new swimsuit material takes contaminants out of the water, South Carolina floods highlight problem of stormwater runoff and an interview with James Simons of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
York Hill Trap Rock Quarry Co., Meriden, Conn., is proposing to discharge stormwater runoff from its mining activities into Harbor Brook, as well as groundwater in the Quinnipiac River watershed, according to the Record-Journal.
-- Vermont officials posted online a hefty plan Tuesday to reduce pollution in Lake Champlain from stormwater runoff, and now await word on whether it goes far enough in addressing federal concerns.
Theory in environmental economics (Tietenberg and Lewis, 2010) tells us that the optimal level of private stormwater management can be achieved with a tax on stormwater runoff (or a subsidy for LID installations) equal to the marginal external cost (MEC) associated with runoff (or the marginal external benefit to LID).
The elite stormwater management system, located under the new community park, controls and harvests stormwater runoff to irrigate the new green space park.
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