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The Three Best Visuals of Hurricane Florence

The Three Best Visuals of Hurricane Florence

If you’re anything like me (and you’re reading a stormwater blog, so I suspect you are)- you probably haven’t been able to keep your eyes off of Hurricane Florence as it barrels towards the East Coast. As of Wednesday morning, the storm has slowed to a Category 2 and expected to maintain that strength as it makes landfall tonight Read more

Sunny Day Flooding: If You're Not Freaked Out, You're Not Paying Attention.

Sunny Day Flooding: If You're Not Freaked Out, You're Not Paying Attention

High tide flooding, also called sunny day, blue sky, or nuisance flooding, occurs when an exceptionally high tide overwhelms infrastructure systems and causes flooding with no associated rain event. Though local definitions can vary, NOAA recently outlined a nationally Read more

Too Hot to Handle: Thermal Pollution and the Stormwater Industry

Too Hot to Handle: Thermal Pollution and the Stormwater Industry

We often think of thermal pollution in water as a small-scale issue, and that it’s typically associated with large power plants that use surface water as a coolant and then discharge that warmed water back into the environment. However, thermal pollution is Read more

StormSensor in Forbes

StormSensor in Forbes

StormSensor was mentioned in Forbes as part of the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy! Click here for more details!

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What’s in a Name: The Dreaded 500-year Event

What’s in a Name: The Dreaded 500-year Event

Hurricane season is a wonderfully apt time to discuss the classification of intense storms. It seems like every year we hear over and over how this storm was a Read more

StormSensor Joins TechStars Sustainability

StormSensor Joins TechStars Sustainability

StormSensor is thrilled to announce that we have joined the TechStars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. We are proud and honored to have both of these extraordinary organizations as our partners and investors as we work to transform the world's urban watersheds. Over the next three months Read more

Managing for Climate Change’s 'Triple Threat': The Intersection of Precipitation, Storm Surges, and Rising Tides

Managing for Climate Change’s 'Triple Threat': The Intersection of Precipitation, Storm Surges, and Rising Tides

As the climate changes, coastal regions are among the hardest hit. Warmer temperatures spur synergistic effects that can interact to cause catastrophic damage. Every region of the country is expected to see changes in storm frequency and intensity. Coastal regions have the added threat of rising baseline sea levels, which can combine with storm events to form Read more

Stormwater Data Now!

[Stormwater] Data Now!

According the latest infrastructure report card issued by the ASCE the number one and two sources of pollution to the surface waters of the United States are stormwater and combined sewage overflows, respectively. We have known this for quite some time. However Read more

Geekwire Elevator Pitch Competition

Geekwire Elevator Pitch Competition

It’s Official! Our CEO, Erin Rothman, won the GeekWire Elevator Pitch Competition in the Seattle Space Needle. Read more

StormSensor™ Team wins $50K at the National MIINT Competition!

StormSensor™ Team wins $50K at the National MIINT Competition!

We are so proud to announce that the team representing StormSensor™ at the National MBA Impact Investing Network & Training (MIINT) competition took first place and won $50K for future development of StormSensor™. Read more

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