Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Willowbrook, Los Angeles,

South Los Angeles Park Offers Hidden Benefits

Not only does the redevelopment of a large section of Earvin Magic Johnson Park in Willowbrook offer much needed green space and new amenities, it also helps to conserve water and improve water quality.

June 3, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

Cincinnati Reds

New $103 Million Greenway a Park, Stormwater Solution in Cincinnati

The newly opened, $103 million Lick Run Greenway started as a court ordered stormwater solution. Local leaders hope it will be that and much more.

May 21, 2021 - WCPO

Green Stormwater Infrastructure

FYI about GSI: The Recipe for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Success

New research highlights some of the ways planners can increase the social benefits and public acceptance of green stormwater infrastructure.

May 20, 2021 - Christopher Tirri

Concrete Stormwater

Stormwater Credits Provide Incentives for Green Infrastructure

Most harmful stormwater originates on private property, and public agencies are looking for ways to entice property owners to implement more effective infrastructure.

December 27, 2019 - American Rivers

Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver, Rain City

Vancouver has committed to green stormwater infrastructure by approving a Rain City Strategy that establishes an Integrated Stormwater Management Plan for each watershed in the city.

November 14, 2019 - Water Canada

Green Infrastructure

New York Sets a Goal for 5,000 New Curbside Rain Gardens

Seventy percent of the surface of New York City is impervious. A program with a goal to build a total of 9,000 curbside rain gardens will put a dent in the hardscape.

September 6, 2019 - Real Estate Weeky

Rail Trail rendering

Wanted: A More Proactive Approach to Stormwater Investment

As hurricane seasons get more destructive, a less reactionary approach to stormwater infrastructure investment may be needed.

January 12, 2019 - Brookings

Belltown Seattle

End of Seattle Freeway and Tunnel Is a Green Opportunity

A community initiative says demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and closure of the Battery Street Tunnel offer a chance to turn a series of green infrastructure ideas into reality.

January 4, 2019 - The Urbanist


Green Infrastructure Planning to Empower Communities

With the recently adopted Community Greening Plan, Capital Region Water has committed to the implementation of green stormwater infrastructure in Harrisburg. The plan is empowering residents to partner in stormwater management.

August 9, 2017 - Claire Maulhardt

High Point, Seattle

Water-Smart Green Infrastructure: The Private Sector Steps Up

A new Urban Land Institute Report details the increasing implementation of citywide green infrastructure networks, including investments on both public and privately owned sites.

May 4, 2017 - Katharine Burgess

No Dumping

Sensors Measure Rainwater on Chicago Streets

A smart city pilot project, already in place at three locations in Chicago and on the way to two more, deploys sophisticated data gathering technology to measure the simple act of rainwater running downhill. Better green infrastructure will follow.

January 4, 2017 - Data-Smart City Solutions

American Street Rendering Phildelphia

Details of a Green Street redesign in Philadelphia

A comprehensive overhaul of a stretch of American Street in Philadelphia includes a bioswale to better manage stormwater runoff along the corridor.

July 30, 2016 - PlanPhilly

Seattle to Rely on Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has released a draft plan to overhaul the city's stormwater infrastructure to reduce the pollution levels in Puget Sound.

August 4, 2015 - WaterWorld

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