Category Archives: Maintenance

Common maintenance activities

What’s the Problem with Groundhogs in Stormwater Facilities?

The purpose of stormwater ponds is to collect polluted stormwater that would otherwise flow into a natural body of water during an event of precipitation.  In order to do this correctly, there needs to be a stable embankment, or dam, … Continue reading

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Product Review: The Snout

Our vac truck and hard working crew were recently featured on the cover in the January 2015 issue of The Municipal about the Snout.  And our president, Jennifer Rauhofer, PE, was quoted in the companion article.  Invented by T.J. Mullen, president of … Continue reading

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Stormwater Emergency Response Series Part 1 – Dumpster Cleanups

One part of stormwater maintenance that tends to go un-noticed is emergency responses.  This is definitely some of the more glamorous work that we do, especially in the summer time!   To bring this usually unknown service into the spotlight, we … Continue reading

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Maintaining Stormwater Facilities A Good Idea Whose Time Has Come

We just happened upon this most excellent page at Chester County, PA’s website discussing maintenance of stormwater facilities.  A good reference. As winter has set in hard in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, thought we would throw in a photo of … Continue reading

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Buildipedia Article

Just had an article on Inspection of stormwater management infrastructure published on http://www.Buildipedia.com Check it: http://www.buildipedia.com/channels/operations/item/1201-reduce-costs-with-annual-stormwater-inspections

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Maintenance Obligations

Many owners or property managers wonder what their maintenance responsibilities are and how they can be enforced by the regulatory authorities.  We happened upon this maintenance agreement on EPA’s website that is a “typical” maintenance agreement.  These agreements usually run … Continue reading

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Managing Stormwater Management Presentation

This presentation is geared for property and facility managers who would like to learn more about managing stormwater infrastructure.

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