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July 2021
Palomino Estates
Palomino Estates
Cave Creek, Arizona
CMP and CDS Treat and Detain Stormwater

During construction of Palomino Estates, the newest development of single-family homes built by Pulte Homes, two underground detention systems were created with corrugated metal pipe (CMP) and CDS hydrodynamic separators to treat stormwater runoff.  

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Building Bridges
East Mountain Drive
East Mountain Drive
Montecito, California
Continental Maintains Tourist Access to Trailhead

After a wildfire and subsequent mudslides in the Los Padres National Forrest affected the structure located at Tangerine Falls Trailhead, a Connector®-style Continental® Pedestrian Truss was installed as a temporary solution to maintain tourist access to the trailhead. 

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Lick Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion
College Station, Texas
DuroMaxx Doubles Capacity of Wastewater Treatment Plant
When the City of College Station, Texas, expanded the Lick Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant from a capacity of 2 to 5 MGD, DuroMaxx® SRPE was selected as the best option. 
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Pipe Solutions Blog
  Inlet and Outlet Control Flow, It's Supercritical

Let’s get a basic idea of what inlet control is from a culvert hydraulics standpoint and compare it to outlet control. When you have a flow through a culvert, there is a limit on the capacity of fluid conveyed through the culvert. Inlet control applies when the culvert barrel has more capacity than the inlet will accept. Outlet control is the opposite and happens when the inlet can accommodate more flow than the culvert barrel has the capability to convey.

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Stormwater Blog
Stormwater Goes Mainstream
  Stormwater Goes Mainstream: ASTM Launches E64, a New Committee Devoted to Stormwater Control Measures

ASTM International has been a recognized leader in consensus standard development by many different industries for more than 100 years. ASTM’s newest technical committee, E64, is devoted specifically to developing standards applicable to the broad class of stormwater management practices known as Stormwater Control Measures.  


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ASCE Interchange
ASCE Interchange
What's Next for America's Inland Waterways?
Earlier this year, ASCE’s 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure gave the nation’s infrastructure an overall C-minus grade, up from the 2017 report’s D plus. Five critical infrastructure categories saw improvement from the previous report, including inland waterways. In this episode of ASCE Interchange, Janey Smith Camp, research associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Vanderbilt University discusses what’s next for America’s inland waterways.
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Upcoming Events
Contech will be participating in the following events, and we invite you to visit us!
APWA PWX 2021: Stronger Together in St. Louis, Missouri - August 28-31, Booth #1120
ASDSO Dam Safety 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee - September 11-14, Booth #715
StormCon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - September 13-15, Booth #420
MINExpo 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada - September 13-15, Booth #4517

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