February 2015 - Torrent Resources
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Monthly Archives: February 2015

For the past five years, maybe longer, Civil Engineers and City Stormwater Managers have been waiting for the EPA to release new rulemaking guidelines at the Federal level. These guides lines would incorporate LEED and LID design parameters to better manage the treatment and reuse of stormwater through infiltration. After countless delays (including a couple of […]

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Two of the most misleading words in the world of construction, appearing on nearly every plan for every new development, are “or equal.” The purpose of the “or equal” designation is to ensure that the competitive environment is fair for all product manufacturers and installers so long as they can prove that their system is truly an equal […]

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Have you ever Googled “Arizona Drywell”? You may find a definition of a simple rock filled pit or even better, a MaxWell Drywell. Well, the historic Arizona drywell did start as a shallow, rock filled pit. It was in 1972 that the Arizona drywell began to revolutionize. As a result of increasing construction developments and […]

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The nation’s largest stormwater convention, StormCon, will be in Austin, TX this year from August 2-6. While it may come as a surprise to many that the stormwater industry has it’s own conference and exposition, it has gained in popularity each year. Aside from learning about new technologies in the industry, StormCon is an opportunity for […]

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Could the end of California’s drought be near? For years, the State of California has been suffering from severe drought conditions, a product of diminished rainfall . The first month of 2015 was one of the driest Januarys in years. How many years? The last time San Francisco recorded zero rainfall for the month of January was back in the Gold Rush, […]

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