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City of Helen, GA Faces River Pollution Challenges

City of Helen, GA Faces River Pollution Challenges

Named on the 2015 Georgia Water Coalition’s annual Dirty Dozen List, portions of the Chattahoochee River in Helen and White County are targeted areas of pollution caused by “tuber” litter. Gary Hopkins with Storm Water Systems, Inc., addressed the Helen City...
Bandalong Boom System tested by University of Kentucky

Bandalong Boom System tested by University of Kentucky

The project was funded by Lexmark, through a LFUCG Stormwater Quality Incentive Grant. Clean Water Partners included Lexmark, EcoGro, Ridgewater, University of Kentucky Department of BioSystems and Agricultural Engineering and Stantec. Storm Water Systems’ Bandalong...
First Bandalong Litter Trap in Louisiana Installed in Lafeyette

First Bandalong Litter Trap in Louisiana Installed in Lafeyette

Lafayette, Louisiana Decides to Trash Problem at the Source with a Bandalong Litter Trap: Lafayette, Louisiana took the lead in protecting Louisiana’s waterways when they became the first in the state to install a Bandalong Litter Trap  on Coulee Mine at Rotary Point....
We Knew It Was Bad… But Did You Know It Was This Bad?

We Knew It Was Bad… But Did You Know It Was This Bad?

Seal caught in garbage, Kure Atoll, Pacific. Photo Credit: © Micheal Pitts via Nels Israelson, TEDx (Flickr CC) Well, if you’ve been reading our blog, then you already know the problem of plastic pollution in our world’s waterways is bad, but a recent...
The Dead Ocean: A Yachtsman Describes The Pacific’s Devastation

The Dead Ocean: A Yachtsman Describes The Pacific’s Devastation

Every now and then, we come across an article, story, or video that moves us so much that we feel compelled to share it with our loyal followers. That happened the other day when we found this article, “The Ocean is Dead” by Greg Ray from The Newcastle...
NEW PHOTOS: Bandalong in Paynes Prairie State Park in Gainesville, FL

NEW PHOTOS: Bandalong in Paynes Prairie State Park in Gainesville, FL

We are thrilled to finally share some new photos of our latest Bandalong Litter Trap installation at the Paynes Prairie State Park in Gainesville, Florida. Not only is this trash trap the first Bandalong Litter Trap in the state of Florida, it is also officially the...
Lessons Learned: Reclaiming Urban Waters Across the U.S.

Lessons Learned: Reclaiming Urban Waters Across the U.S.

Once again, Storm Water Systems is honored to be a part of what Groundwork Anacostia River is doing to reclaim their urban waters. As we’ve discussed in previous articles, Groundwork Anacostia River uses the Bandalong Litter Trap as a tool to not only remove an...
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