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The Importance of Stormwater Management to the Environment

U.S. Green Technology

Stormwater from melting snow, ice, or rainfall is increasingly becoming a challenge in cities and urban centers. Naturally, stormwater should evaporate or infiltrate into the ground. The soil in natural habitats, such as forests, absorbs significant amounts of stormwater, minimizing runoff. Unfortunately, reduced.

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Water innovation recognised at Edinburgh awards ceremony

Envirotec Magazine

Technologies included water reuse, water recovery through zero liquid discharge and digital stormwater management. Aarhus Vand Dutch water utility Aarhus Vand won with its plans to convert an existing wastewater treatment plant into a water resource recovery facility, recovering biofuels, bio-charcoal, and soil conditioner from wastewater.

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Event - Congress on Soil, Plant and Water Sciences

Green Market Oracle

The 3rd Annual Congress on Soil, Plant and Water Sciences will take place on November 11-12, 2019 at Madrid, Spain. The theme is “Invention of new significant tool for sustainable growth in soil, plant and natural resources on earth.”

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Ginkgo Sustainability and Green Business Bureau Partner to Provide Living Wall and Living Roof Solutions to Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Reduce stormwater run-off. GBB members can reduce stormwater runoff, improve air quality, and lower cooling costs as a result of improved insulation and get credit for it in their EcoAssessment and GBB certification.” – Tom Permatteo, Founder & CEO of Green Business Bureau. Soil-Based Green Wall Systems.

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Norwegian utility claims to calculate true cost of sewer ingress

Envirotec Magazine

Inflow of stormwater and infiltration of groundwater into sewers is a constant operational challenge, but a water utility in Norway is gaining better understanding of its network with an innovative digital approach, says Marco Westergren, chief analytics officer at water analytics platform provider InfoTiles.

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Septic system waste pervasive throughout Florida’s Indian River lagoon

Envirotec Magazine

For more than a decade, fertilizer leaching and associated stormwater runoff were thought to be the major drivers of harmful algal blooms in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon. This is likely the result of increased infiltration, groundwater flow and stormwater runoff in the wet season.

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Water-to-Air Ratio – GreenRoofs101

Green Roof Technology

In some cases an irrigation system (temporary or permanent) or enhanced drainage system should be considered to reduce stress conditions on the plants and to improve soil biology. It is a simple fact that the more we do for healthy plants with a natural diversity, the better a Green Roof system can retain and detain stormwater.