TAG: stormwater management

NDS releases S5 Sustainable Stormwater Solution

August 25, 2015By

NDS, headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calif., released its S5 Sustainable Stormwater Solution, a scalable and flexible system engineered to meet today’s standards for on-site stormwater management. According to the company, the S5 offers up to 250 percent more detention volume than traditional gravel-only systems and qualifies for LEED credits. S5 uses a number of NDS components, including catch basins, channel... read more

Doing what’s right

July 7, 2015By
Photos: DeFranco Landscaping

A New York landscape company makes a name for itself by putting its region’s pristine waterway first. More than 90 percent of DeFranco Landscaping’s 
clientele is located on or near Lake George, a 32-mile-long watershed located at the base of the Adirondack Mountains in northeastern New York. Nicknamed “the Queen of American Lakes,” its water is classified by the state... read more

Green roof installs up 10% in 2013, Washington, DC sets tone

May 7, 2014By

According to its Annual Green Roof Industry Survey, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) discovered a 10 percent growth rate for green roofs in 2013. “We are pleased to see the continued expansion of the green roof market,” said Steven Peck, GRHC founder and president. “The industry’s continued growth is fuelled by the multiple public and private benefits green roofs... read more

IA webinar to hit on stormwater management

January 29, 2014By

The Irrigation Association (IA) is hosting a free webinar, which allows professionals to earn one IA CEU: “Green Infrastructure: The Role of Irrigation in Stormwater Management.” Held Jan. 30 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST, the webinar is the first installment in the landscape track of the association’s Smart Irrigation Month: Bringing Water to Life webinar series. Paul Lander,... read more

Stormwater woes

February 22, 2013By

Twin Oaks Landscape differentiates itself by fixing clients’ stormwater problems. Chris Speen, general manager of Twin Oaks Landscape, in Ann Arbor, Mich., was looking for a differentiator. There were a lot of landscape businesses in his area and they all offered the same services. He wanted to not only stand out from the crowd but offer a unique service that... read more