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Great Connections 2014 Gets To The Heart of Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management

We were recently featured on The Great Lakes and Great Rivers Chapters of IECA represents nine American states (IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MO, NE, OH, and WI) and one Canadian province (ON).  The region is characterized by old industry, overstressed underground stormwater systems, strong wetlands and conservation policies, agricultural runoff challenges, wind induced […]

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Timelapse: Low Water Crossing

Perhaps not exactly from a location within the Great Rivers Chapter boundaries, this is a timelapse video shot from a perspective/technique I had never seen before. This is a project shot by James Swirsky of Blink Works, the same outfit that films Dirt Time TV, shot on location near Sacramento, CA. Taking large construction and […]

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Summer Newsletter 2009

Better late than never (for the Blog, that is), here’s the Summer edition of the Great Rivers Chapter Newsletter. Some highlights… An Omaha consulting firm’s new sustainable landscape feature Chapter President Tom Wells’ Mid-Summer Blues Researcher’s Corner: Water Environment Research Foundation Meet Your Board Member: Shirley Morrow The Sediment Stops Here: Erosion Control Blankets Click […]

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FRONTLINE Special – April 21st: “Poisoned Waters”

Be sure to check out a special episode of FRONTLINE on PBS, April 21st for a 2-hour special titled, “Poisoned Waters”. More than three decades after the Clean Water Act, two iconic waterways—the great coastal estuaries Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay—are in perilous condition. With polluted runoff still flowing in from industry, agriculture, and […]

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