EPA Proposes New CGP for Stormwater Discharges on Construction Sites

From Construction Equipment:

Building contractors and developers need to be aware of the EPA’s newly proposed National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit regulations that apply to construction site operators disturbing one or more acres of land or less than one acre, but part of a larger common plan or development.

Read the entire article and see the list of changes HERE.

Green Infrastructure Helps Coastal Lands

From Forester Daily News:

In coastal North Carolina, stormwater managers are looking to green infrastructure to solve stormwater problems.  One successful green infrastructure project in Wilmington is the Wade Park Wetland. It was a $4 million joint project by the city of Wilmington, New Hanover County, and the state of North Carolina. The 17-acre park is on the site of a former wastewater treatment plant. Before the plant was constructed, the area was a natural wetland.

Completed in 2007, the wetland at Wade Park helps clean stormwater before it runs into the Hewletts Creek watershed and also reduces flooding in the area. The largest wetland in the area, it receives runoff from 590 acres, which is about 10% of the Hewletts Creek watershed…

Read the rest of the article at Forester Daily News HERE.

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