July 2015 - Torrent Resources
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Monthly Archives: July 2015

As noted in a previous blog entitled NO NEED TO DRAFT NEW DRYWELL POLICIES…ARIZONA HAS ALREADY WRITTEN THE BOOK, everything related to stormwater in the Phoenix Metro Area changed in the early 1970s, when the City of Phoenix rolled out a new stormwater retention policy that rippled across the Valley. The new policy required all […]

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Phoenix lies within the Sonoran Desert and most of the region receives less than 10 inches of rainfall per year, so managing ALL of our water resources has always been critically important. In the early 1970s, the City of Phoenix instituted a drastic change in stormwater policy by requiring all new development to capture, retain, […]

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Different shades of brown dirt is a common part of desert landscape, however that same brown dirt is NOT common in headwalls and culvert pipes. It is actually a problem, and can be a major headache if not maintained on a regular basis. Headwalls are widely used in residential communities (not just in Arizona and […]

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I started to write a long blog post introducing how a modern drywell works (I say modern because this isn’t your “hole filled with rocks” drywell), but deleted all of that so we can get straight to what you want to see. This is the MaxWell® Plus drywell from Torrent Resources. It is the preferred […]

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As monsoon season is upon us in Arizona, a common fear of residential and commercial property owners and managers is, “will my drainage hold up this year?” If you have MaxWell® drywells on your property, you stand a great chance for success. But even MaxWell drywells can only do so much if they are not […]

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