May 2016 - Torrent Resources
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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Toxic stormwater runoff is threatening salmon populations in Seattle. An article published by Washington State University, Hope for saving salmon lies in reducing stormwater pollution, details the current threats to the salmon population and offers solutions with research. The salmon exposed to toxic stormwater can die within a matter of hours from time of exposure. […]

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LA Stormwater published an article, Saving Lots of Drops, highlighting LA’s efforts in designing and constructing “green streets” that use environmentally-friendly strategies that reduce, treat and capture stormwater runoff. “The Laurel Canyon Boulevard Green Street Project will construct a series of vegetated infiltration swales and drywells along the northeast side of Laurel Canyon Boulevard between […]

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  This was a big week for Torrent Resources as we embarked on a new journey with the Stormwater Speaker Series. The first seminar of the series took place last week on Wednesday May 11, 2016 in Pasadena California. The overwhelming response to our email campaigns urging civil engineers to join us for this free […]

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It’s Water Wednesday! We are taking a look back at an article from Lac Cruces Sun-News that highlights the three-hour water summit, sponsored by the White House, that focused on domestic water issues and discussion of the Elephant Butte Irrigation District. Why We love this article: Our nation faces droughts in multiple states across the […]

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Our spotlight is on Seattle today as we recall an article from Pascal Mittermaier on Stormwater One, Solutions for Stormwater in Seattle, that provides excellent graphics on the effects of stormwater run-off caused by impervious surfaces. Additionally, the article offers insight to rethinking the problem when re-designing cities to function more like forests so stormwater […]

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