Stormwater Infrastructure

March 18, 2019, 7am PDT
A plan to literally change the shape of Manhattan.
New York Magazine
March 18, 2019, 6am PDT
Extreme weather ravaged the Midwest late last week and over the weekend, overwhelming infrastructure from Colorado to Nebraska.
The Weather Channel
March 13, 2019, 2pm PDT
A $2.75 billion plan to build a channel for flood waters around Fargo, North Dakota is described as one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects in the country.
Governing
February 26, 2019, 1pm PST
Regional officials don't think the federal government is doing enough to warrant continued ownership of the Los Angeles River flood control channels that cut a 40-mile path through the city and county.
Los Angeles Times
September 29, 2018, 11am PDT
The new head of the Sewage & Water Board of New Orleans comes to the job from Milwaukee, and he already has big ideas about what the city must do to prevent flooding like it experienced last summer.
The New Orleans Advocate
September 10, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Cedar Rapids has traditionally struggled to generate funding for flood control projects from local sources. As flooding increases and federal support decreases, the political calculus for flood control infrastructure has changed.
The Gazette
August 27, 2018, 11am PDT
Eighty-five percent of voters supported the largest bond in Harris County history over the weekend.
Houston Chronicle
Blog post
August 26, 2018, 5am PDT
Blogger Kayla Matthews examines the many challenges planners face in preparing for the extreme weather and flooding caused by climate change.
Kayla Matthews
July 21, 2018, 7am PDT
The proposed property tax would double the county's stormwater capture capacity.
LAist
July 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Anacostia River Tunnel is just one component of DC Water's Clean River Project, but it's already making a huge difference.
Greater Greater Washington
July 10, 2018, 11am PDT
A massive infrastructure project is on the table in New York, after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a new feasibility study.
The Architect's Newspaper
July 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
Who knew green infrastructure was such a divisive topic?
Greater Greater Washington
May 30, 2018, 10am PDT
The sprawling, asphalt communities of U.S. cities, built as a result of mid-20th century planning, will meet terrible consequences during the extreme weather events of climate change.
Slate
May 30, 2018, 5am PDT
Concerns about congestion or parking aren't the only obstacles to street reconfiguration projects intended to improve traffic safety.
Greater Greater Washington
May 29, 2018, 11am PDT
Residents are weighing a much-needed flood-control system alongside a more controversial shuttle service.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 4, 2018, 5am PDT
This is the first and only time you will be actively encouraged to get your mind into the gutter.
Houston Chronicle
April 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
The quickly repaired Oroville Dam spillway is hoping for better performance this year, after a year of intense repair work.
California Department of Water Resources
March 28, 2018, 9am PDT
The American Planning Association was one of 14 national organizations to sign a letter of support for S.1507, which would partner states and the federal government in providing low-interest loans for stormwater infrastructure projects.
American Planning Association
October 31, 2017, 11am PDT
Only one coastal city has a sewer system that must handle stormwater as well as wastewater. San Francisco's efforts to adapt its combined sewer-stormwater system has put it on the vanguard of the city's climate adaptation efforts.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 8, 2017, 5am PDT
Nate will make landfall southeast of New Orleans on Saturday night as possibly a category 2 hurricane after leaving at least 22 dead in Central America. It's not so much the levees but the pumps and generators that have city officials worried.
The New York Times