Tag Archives: Stormwater

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 Housekeeping – Pollution Prevention Fail

A recent routine stormwater inspection on a shopping center site in Northern Virginia revealed how NOT to store de-icing materials.  Spotting housekeeping issues like this should be part of a comprehensive stormwater inspection. Catch the pollutants before they get into … Continue reading

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