OGPI aims to minimize surface water runoff
in the Didipio Mine as this reduces pumping costs; decreases risk of slope failure; improves mine safety and production; and maximizes clean water that goes to rivers.
'By raising the ground level, the water runoff
, if any, will not flood the lounge area,' he said.
LID has gained widespread recognition as an ecologically sound and sustainable approach to storm water management, especially in terms of urban storm water runoff
quantity and quality control since the early 2000's.
"The best thing is watching them grow!" The scientific data collected at the Pontbren scheme in Powys, has shown conclusively that strategically planted, narrow, fenced shelterbelts of trees across slopes capture water runoff
from the pasture above and allow it to soak more rapidly into the soil.
WSU scientist Jenifer McIntyre found that the metal, which can find its way from mines, pesticides, building materials and brake linings into the salmon's home via storm water runoff
, messes with the salmon's sense of smell, preventing it from sniffing a warning chemical released by other fish.
Atfield explained that storm water runoff
had been an issue at the southern end of Amelia Street for several years, noting that it was not addressed in the Five-Year Capital Budget Forecast.
Dr Xavier an expert on regulatory control of urban water pollution talked of 'Storm water Runoff
Pollution' which is produced from a developed landscape during storms.
Reducing storm water runoff
to improve water quality is a key initiative across the United States, and many communities have issued guidelines encouraging homeowners and builders to use permeable construction materials for walkways, patios, sidewalks and driveways.
In Brief: ARS scientists and their collaborators have improved on an existing method for removing contaminants from storm water runoff
. Findings could provide surface waters additional protection against runoff-containing pollutants from point sources such as construction sites, storm waters, and other urban landscapes.
The awards range from a $216,609 grant to install rain gardens and construct other facilities to control storm water runoff
in a community in Luzerne County, to a $30 million loan that will be used to construct a wastewater treatment facility in Lycoming County that will reduce nutrient contamination of the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay.
While green roofs are more energy efficient and carry benefits such as water runoff
control and noise reduction, a green roof is more expensive than a white roof.
23 published new regulations dealing with storm water runoff
from construction sites.