The SFPUC Green Infrastructure Maintenance Model is an Excel-based planning tool that is used to plan and budget for future green infrastructure maintenance obligations in terms of both labor and dollar costs. The SFPUC has made the model available for sister municipal stormwater agencies to use for planning-level analyses. A recording of a recent presentation […]
The Exchange Collaboration Grant Team from Vancouver and Seattle just returned from an intense 7-day long study tour in Rotterdam and Amsterdam! There will be a session on the tour at this year’s Annual Meeting, so be sure to join us to learn from the team’s many lessons! In the meantime, please enjoy this Water […]
Exchange members caught up earlier this week at the LID conference in Nashville. Attending a meeting? Log in and let your fellow members know!
New Haven’s Green Infrastructure program has won Harvard’s School of Government 2018 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership! This award is presented every two years to celebrate an outstanding public-private partnership project that enhances environmental quality through novel and creative approaches. This project won against over 40 other partnerships nationwide.
Led by the City of San Francisco and Lotus Water, the Exchange has completed two important guides for green infrastructure practitioners. A recording of a recent webinar about the guides is available here, and the powerpoint slides are located here. Evaluation and Recommendations for Green Infrastructure Modeling Standards (June 2018) recommends default GSI parameters for […]
The new guide is a great resource for water utilities and water departments seeking to expand the public health benefits of their green infrastructure projects and to better connect with the public health sector in their communities. After all, everyone in the water sector is a provider of public health! Produced by Willamette Partnership and Oregon Public Health […]
Position Type: Full-time Position Description: The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange (‘the Exchange’) is a high functioning, highly connected peer-to-peer learning network where communities can share experiences, circulate ideas, and solve problems together toward finding faster, cheaper, and more sustainable water infrastructure solutions. The Network Specialist supports the Network Director with a range of tasks to […]
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Irene Ogata, PLA, ASLA, AzAPA Urban Landscape Manager City of Tucson, Tucson Water (Public Information and Conservation Office), and much appreciated Exchange Programs Committee Member“Water is the number one way we take care of our public landscape,” says Irene Ogata, Tucson Water’s Urban Landscape Manager. Irene is involved in city-wide landscape issues and policies involving public […]
The following ideas were assembled with input from members of the Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange (Exchange) Planning Committee and Exchange funders. Background The new political landscape will have implications for the environment, water, and green stormwater infrastructure. Over the next several years, the United States is likely to see a reduced federal role in environmental […]