The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) showcased the GSI sites and lessons learned resulting from its Green City Clean Waters program when it hosted 11 members from the city of Newark last month, who visited to learn about implementing GSI at scale. Read more about the study visit here. Representatives from the city of Southfield and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District […]
Buffalo Sewer Authority recently published an RFP seeking consulting teams to work with them throughout 2018 to develop their “Rain Check 2.0” strategic plan for ensuring GSI project delivery. Proposals are due by Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10am EST.
DC Water CEO and General Manager George Hawkins was interviewed in an episode of “The Infrastructure Show” podcast to explain the program’s innovative approach to green infrastructure and its use of an Environmental Impact Bond (EIB) that allowed lenders to bet on its success. Listen to the episode here. The conversation on DC Water’s EIB begins about 13 minutes […]
Baltimore has taken advantage of outside funding opportunities for its infrastructure projects. The city adds WIFIA to its possible funding sources in addition to the CWSRF the state of Maryland was awarded to implement 36 new clean water projects, including various GSI projects in Baltimore.
Over 100 individuals from Baltimore, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC have now completed the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program, which trains and certifies them for work in GSI construction, inspection, and maintenance.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s Urban Watershed Management Program has updated and added to its library of materials which aids developers in complying with the city’s Stormwater Management Ordinance.
A former convict now works as a Green Infrastructure Maintenance Technician for AKRF due to his participation in the PowerCorps Program through the Philadelphia Water Department.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s has announced a four-part sustainability “pLAn” which lists targets in the areas of local water & solar, energy-efficient buildings, carbon & climate leadership, and waste & landfills. This article goes into detail about the pLAn and its projected outcomes.
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District plans to award $1.5 million in grants to community groups and businesses in 2017 as part of their green infrastructure partnerships program. Read more about their GI grants to help pay for rain collection projects here.
Read this article to learn about the EPA’s grant to help fund the People United for Sustainable Housing, Inc (PUSH Buffalo) training program for unemployed Buffalo residents in environmental jobs.