The Green Infrastructure Co-benefits Valuation Tool is intended to provide a framework, methods, and values to support rapid screening-level analysis of the costs and benefits associated with a range of GI investments. It was developed by Earth Economics with guidance from Exchange members. Below are links to the most current version of the valuation tool […]
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! Please enjoy this Water Travel Journal from […]
Please join us for a GI Exchange webinar on May 7th, 2019 at 2:00pm ET. 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 maintenance model takes as inputs user-defined project […]
Please see below from the National Recreation and Parks Association: NRPA is excited to offer 25 scholarships for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program. This training opportunity includes a combination of online learning, classroom presentations and field experiences that will focus on green stormwater infrastructure construction, inspection and maintenance. The training is geared towards professionals responsible […]
Please see the full invitation below: Inviting Nominations and Applications for the Next Water Solutions Network Cohort Do you know a leader who is dedicated to solving California’s water challenges? The Water Solutions Network advances cross-sector collaboration among leaders focused on the future of water in our state. The initial six-session cohort experience connects and supports individuals […]
The call for abstracts for WEF’s Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Symposium 2019 is now open. The Symposium is scheduled for May 8-10, 2019 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Please see this link for more details.
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 […]