Monthly Archives: June 2007

World’s Largest SWM Facility

Don’t really know, but we would guess it is Lake Okeechobee in central Florida. Interesting article on some of the issues they are dealing with – all on a very large scale – here. Advertisements

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CADoogle

Want to do a search for online CAD drawings?  Check out CADoogle here.  Pretty cool.

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Environmental Site Design (ESD) in Maryland – the new 2007 law

“Environmental site design.” Get used to the term. It is also called “low impact development.” Developers will have to rely even heavily on their site designers when Maryland’s new stormwater management law and regulations go into effect next year. The … Continue reading

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Serious Green Roofs

The largest collection of photos we’ve run across here.

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More on Pervious Concrete

in New England, a demo by Agg Industries.  Read it here

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Guerrilla Greywater

A shining example of codes versus common sense backlash, it seems that folks in California are bootlegging their installation of greywater systems. Interesting read here.

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Ratting out violations

I happened upon this post, that referred to this post. Long and short: the later post advocated citizens running around trying to find and report erosion and sediment control problems in the Atlanta area. Being a legit business person, I … Continue reading

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The Ultimate in Conservation Planning – Down on the Farm

Reported recently in the Wall Street Journal is this story about a new development trend – establishing communities on working farms.  Having grown up on a farm, this is certainly a nice thought.   Interesting concept – a next generation of … Continue reading

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Vortex

After seeing many different versions of proprietary stormwater treatment systems, never being overly impressed, I happened upon this vortex system for energy production. Quite cool.

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