Tag: green infrastructure

Rutgers offers course on advanced stormwater management

Rutgers University Office of Continuing Professional Education is offering Understanding Advanced Stormwater Management Techniques on October 23, 2017. This course focuses on the proper design, construction and maintenance of various green infrastructure stormwater BMPs.

Hurricane Harvey shows need to use more green infrastructure

Hurricane Harvey has shown the need for better stormwater strategies in Texas, and one of the most promising is green infrastructure. Environment Texas and Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance released a new report, Texas Stormwater Scorecard, that ranks the state’s five biggest cities on their support for green infrastructure.

Report documents stormwater management efforts in cities across the globe

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Water Research Foundation, released a new report entitled Innovative and Integrated Stormwater Management. The report is an accumulation of DEP’s examination of stormwater programs from across the country and around the globe.

EPA launches sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching its sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design competition that is open to colleges and universities across the country.

NYC completes construction of 115 rain gardens in Flushing

The Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Design and Construction (DDC) announced the addition of approximately 115 specially designed rain gardens to the northern Queens neighborhood of Flushing.

EPA announces 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge

EPA announced the rules for the 6th annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design competition open to U.S. colleges and universities.

STEM partnership builds student-designed stormwater garden

Local high school students installed a rainwater management garden on the grounds of W.B. Saul High School as part of an innovative STEM education partnership between CH2M and The Nature Conservancy's Nature Works Everywhere program.

EPA releases Green Infrastructure in Parks guide

EPA produced a guide to encourage partnerships between park agencies and stormwater agencies to promote the use of green infrastructure on park lands. 

Green infrastructure grants available for small communities

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant Program.

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