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Member News

Read the latest articles on how Exchange member cities are innovating the GSI field: PWD seeks creative ideas for implementing stormwater management on private property  MMSD serves as model ‘sponge city’ to China SFPUC releases new flood resilience strategy 0

DC Water CEO Explains EIB Approach on Infrastructure Podcast 

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 […]

Los Angeles Releases Sustainability “pLAn”

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. 0

MMSD Will Award $1.5 Million in GI Grants

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. 0