Category Archives: Water Preservation

Since last week was Earth Day, let’s take some time to focus on the positive in stormwater news. An article on WaterWorld.com details the EPA’s announcement of $3.3 Million in funding being awarded to the research of water reuse. “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced funding to five institutions to research human and […]

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While California receives the most media attention for their drought condition, far more of the country is in trouble than just one state. 15 percent of the contiguous United States are in the extreme drought category while another 22 percent fall in the moderate to extreme category.* Since we can’t force rain out of the sky, […]

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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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STORMWATER REGULATIONS CONTINUE TO CHANGE Stormwater regulations across the country continue to increase in both scope and intensity. Many of the reasons for increasing stormwater regulations are directly related to property development. Developing a piece of property often entails taking it from a natural state, where 50% of precipitation infiltrates and only 10% runs off […]

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What happens when we continually pull water out of groundwater aquifers while putting back a mere fraction of what was removed? CBS sought to answer that question on 60 Minutes this past Sunday with a thorough look at just how dire our groundwater situation is. Not just for Arizona or California. Not just for the […]

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