Monthly Archives: December 2008

Happy New Year, TVA. Looks like 2009 is going to be a doooozeee for y’all.

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2008 dam failure debacle continues. TVA showing their true colors – the opposite of green.

The dam failure of 2008 is evolving into an environmental debacle.  TVA seems to be showing its true colors – which appear to be the opposite of green.  We have to wonder where the EPA is as TVA permits continuing … Continue reading

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Maintenance of Stormwater BMPs | stormh2o.com

Stormwater Mag has a new article on SWM Maintenance.  Maintenance of Stormwater BMPs | stormh2o.com.    Much to be said on this topic….  It is amazing that millions (billions???) of dollars of infrastructure goes in the ground and a small portion … Continue reading

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Dam Safety Gone Wrong

Incredible dam breach in Tenn.  This is why it is important to inspect, maintain, and repair earthen embankments. See the aerial video here

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Coolest Soil Erosion in NoVa

Our Stormwater Maintenance inspection crew happened upon this slope erosion in a stormwater management retention facility in Northern Virginia last month: Nothing spectacular….  just another gully…  with some neat autumn foliage…. Until the zoom into the material that was eroding.  … Continue reading

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Urban Forestry using Structural Soil

Some new stuff – a presentation out of VirginiaTech here. A nice summary read of the report from the Berkley LocalEcologist site here.

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