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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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Three Ways to Prevent Costly Soil Erosion Repairs on Your Property

Soil erosion from stormwater occurs when rainfall displaces and transports soil due the impact of raindrops or the flow of runoff.  Erosion always results in sedimentation, which occurs when runoff flow slows, allowing the loosened soil particles to settle.  Sedimentation … Continue reading

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The EPA has spoken

The EPA has published “Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Construction and Development Point Source Category; Final Rule” which will dramatically change sediment control throughout the US over the next 4 years.   We are still reviewing, but most  … Continue reading

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