North Carolina Cities Share Common Plight: Mitigating Stormwater

Jun 07

North Carolina Cities Share Common Plight: Mitigating Stormwater

Communities throughout North Carolina have received numerous accolades for effectively stopping stormwater issues in their tracks. Universities and other local agencies have worked together toward a common goal. The comprehensive and far-reaching effort involved a strategy to combat sewer overflows, flooding and stormwater dilemmas caused by heavy rains. Several area...

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North Carolina Cities Re-Build Infrastructures after Severe Storms

Jul 05

North Carolina Cities Re-Build Infrastructures after Severe Storms

After severe storms, many cities throughout North Carolina are in the process of repair and reconstruction. The severe storms, which occurred last month, are proving to be a costly mishap. In nearby Henrico County, the city recently allocated funding for costs associated with the storm. The early estimate for storm cleanup was approximately $1.5 million. Last...

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South Carolina’s 1,000 Year Flooding Event

Oct 26

South Carolina’s 1,000 Year Flooding Event

The massive flooding disaster taking place in South Carolina, where a storm dumped nearly 2 feet of rain in the central part of the state this month, has been named the ‘1000 year’ event.  Floodwaters have caused the roads to be inundated with damage. The utilities, dams and homes have caused a state of emergency with horrendous conditions. Due to the...

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Duke University Opens Storm Water Reuse Pond

Aug 14

Duke University Opens Storm Water Reuse Pond

Duke University has accomplished one of the firsts.  It has opened a reusable storm water pond.  The pond is designed to save water and has the capability to convert rainwater into chilled water.  This will also be used as an alternative collection site to treat storm water.  The pond is spread across a vast 5.5 acreage and is filled to approximately 12 million...

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