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Water Management Devices
PhosphoSorb® Media Achieves a General Use Level Designation from the Washington State Department of EcologyJul 12, 2016
West Chester, OH – West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today that the Stormwater Management StormFilterÂ® (StormFilter) with PhosphoSorbÂ® media has achieved a General Use Level Designation (GULD) for Basic (TSS) and Phosphorus treatment from Washington State Department of Ecology. The StormFilter was the first technology to receive a General Use Level Designation for... Read More
West Chester, OH – West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today that the Filterra bioretention system has received approval and established sizing criteria from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection as a stand-alone stormwater management structure. Filterra joins Contech’s other stormwater management products, the Stormwater Management StormFilter and Jellyfish... Read More
WEST CHESTER, Ohio - Contech Engineered Solutions launched a new on-line program for designing stormwater detention and infiltration systems constructed from Contech corrugated metal pipe (CMP).Â The new tool will allow engineers to quickly prepare designs for estimates and project meetings, and be more efficient with their time. The free tool is available at
Measuring 85 in. L x 25 in. W x 12 in. tall, StormTech SC-160LP Chamber features installed volume of 15 ftÂ³ of water for underground infiltration and detention systems. Unit requires just 14 in. of total cover to carry AASHTO HS-20 live loads, which minimizes amount of fill needed. SC-160LP can be installed using injection molded 8 in. end cap or solid end cap. Designed in accordance with... Read More
As single-source solution, S5™ Sustainable Stormwater Solution is engineered to meet performance standards for on-site stormwater management. System utilizes such components as catch basins, channel drains, and Flo-Wells that may be configured to meet residential and commercial application requirements. Aligned with Low Impact Development regulatory policies, solution benefits commercial and... Read More
The Jenkins Mazda dealership in Ocala, Florida includes a showroom, administrative and maintenance space, and new and used car areas. It is located on 3.57 acres, which makes it a very small, and therefore, difficult site when it comes to selecting options for stormwater management. Space limitations usually preclude contractors and engineers from choosing ponds or swales because they take up a... Read More
The Mesa Riverview development in Mesa, Arizona, includes an auto mall, office park, hotel, movie theatres, and retail and dining facilities. The construction of a new Home Depot took place during the second phase of the project. When research and planning began for the optimal stormwater management solution for the site, it was discovered that the soil had a low percolation, or infiltration,... Read More
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The 12-acre site for The Home Depot development in Fontana, California includes the retailer's facility and 850-space parking lot, with plans for two additional tenants to move into the retail plaza. To comply with the requirements of the federal Clean Water Act, which mandates developers to treat stormwater run-off on site, and with the state's stormwater regulations that require run-off... Read More
Chambers Allow Efficient Installation, Offset Land-Size Constraints Often when preparing a site during pre-construction phases, site managers are faced with time and land-size constraints.Â CULTEC Inc.'s plastic stormwater chambers offer efficient underground installation to effectively manage stormwater and parking lot run-off where space is restricted and land is too valuable to waste on... Read More
BROOKFIELD, CTÂ – For almost three decades, Pennsylvania's Pennypack Creek Watershed has witnessed steady urbanization resulting in increased pollution, threatened water quality and weakened sustainability in the region.Â As a result, two of the state's major universities – Temple and Villanova – have combined to form a larger, more powerful stormwater initiative to implement... Read More
BROOKFIELD, CTÂ – Long before the ground is broken, commercial development requires extensive planning including how to manage stormwater.Â CULTEC, Inc.'s subsurface stormwater systems offer engineers, contractors and developers an environmentally sound stormwater option that offers increased capacity, flexibility and the ease of installation preferred on commercial sites. In May 2006,... Read More
BROOKFIELD, CTÂ – When CSK Auto, Inc. was planning to expand the company's Phoenix-based warehouse, land constraints played a vital role in the selection of the management method for stormwater retention.Â CULTEC, Inc. provided a solution by installing a multi-level subsurface retention system with the ability to store vast amounts of post-development stormwater run-off.Â The system... Read More
BROOKFIELD, CTÂ –Â Over the last 38 years, Kingswood United Methodist Church has established a rich history of growth and expansion.Â In order to accommodate a congregation more than 15 times its original, the Church recently made plans to add to its existing facility including the construction a new parking lot.Â Faced with land constraints and stormwater regulations, a CULTEC... Read More
New Pig, a leader in providing innovative environmental leak and spill containment products worldwide, announced today - Earth Day - that they are launching the PIG Difference Grant Program. The program is designed to encourage local wetland, lake, stream and watershed protection through pollution prevention and waste reduction projects that contribute to a cleaner world. Several times a year,... Read More
BROOKFIELD, CT - When planning began for a new, 47-acre shopping center in Milford, Connecticut, CULTEC Inc. stormwater chambers were strongly considered, as the decision-makers were already familiar with the products' design and benefits through previous projects.Â So, the company's plastic stormwater chambers were specified for Clean Water Act compliance, but offered several more... Read More
Open on both ends, 78 lb RechargerÂ® 902HD addresses needs of high-volume stormwater management systems by offering bare chamber storage capacity of 17.66 ftÂ³/ft within installed dimensions of 3.67 ft x 78 in. x 48 in. Chamber offers minimum installed storage of 27.27 ftÂ³/ft when installed with stone. Joined using overlapping rib connection, each chamber includes side portal feature that... Read More
Franklin NHÂ – RDS Dock Hardware (www.rdsdockhardware.com), the top maker of stationary and fresh water dock parts also has a complete line of industry leading floating dock parts. RDS floating dock parts are constructed of heavy, durable cast aluminum. They don't rust or corrode like cast iron and galvanized floating dock hardware. "Floating... Read More
Suited for homes and buildings, SpeedTrace Roof & Gutter Kits prevent snow and ice build-up on roofs and in gutters in temperatures down to -40Â°F. Heating cables automatically adjust heat output based on surface and ambient temperature. Once installed, cable can stay installed year-round, since rugged, industrial-grade construction insures cable reliability. Pre-assembled kitsÂ include... Read More
Available inÂ various face heights, TPO Coated Drip Edge fills industry need for pre-manufactured, heat-weldable edge metal while providing opportunity to eliminate sheet metal fabrication labor. ANSI/SPRI ES-1 tested and Florida building code approved product, manufactured in 12 ft lengths that minimize seams and pieces to handle, features L-shaped, continuous cleat with pre-slotted fastening... Read More