Rainwater Capture

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

Bay Area Highway

Winners and Losers of the California Primary

With national media focused on individual candidates, propositions that dealt with park and water bonds, transportation spending, cap-and-trade, and rainwater may have been overlooked. Plus, a measure to increase bridge tolls in the Bay Area.

June 7, 2018 - The Sacramento Bee

Stormwater Infrastructure

No Opposition to California Proposition Promoting Stormwater Capture

Voters looking for a reason to vote against Prop 72, which provides a tax break for homeowners who install rainwater capture systems, won't find one. None were submitted. Proponents of measures for parks, climate, and transportation are not so lucky.

May 22, 2018 - KQED Science

Pacific Ocean

Santa Monica Wants to Stop Importing Water by 2020

This is a story about green building practices, conservation, and rainwater capture—not desalinization.

December 14, 2017 - News Deeply

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This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

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This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.