Friday, April 11, 2014

Catch Basin, Storm Drain, By Any Other Name

This is the beginning of the DEQ's Fact Sheet on Catch Basins

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide basic
Storm Regen Making Catch Basin Servicing Easy & Quick
information on catch basin design, effectiveness
and sediment sampling.

A catch basin is an inlet to a storm drain system
that typically includes a grate where stormwater
enters, and a sump to capture sediment, debris
and associated pollutants.

Catch basins are designed specifically for
capturing and conveying stormwater. It is
important to note, that although catch basins
often have sumps for the collection of sediment,
the actual design specifications and placement of
catch basins are not based on expected sediment

Read The Rest At: Portland Harbor Catch Basins

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Conservation In The Land Of Waste

Nevada, Not out of the water yet...

Storm Regen shares some impressive finding as seen on CBS News:
Lake Mead, is drying up, meaning the lake is rapidly shrinking. The lake provides water for 20 million people in southern Nevada, southern California and Arizona -- and it's lost 4 trillion gallons of water since 2000.

Las Vegas actually reuses ninety-three percent of its water it's paid homeowners two hundred million dollars to rip up their thirsty lawns this city added four hundred thousand people last decade.