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Green Infrastructure Stormwater BMPs

Green Infrastructure Stormwater BMPs

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The primary objective of these green infrastructure projects were to design and construct two green infrastructure stormwater BMPs to treat nitrogen, and to monitor both BMPs for a period of years to evaluate stormwater flows and water-quality parameters.  … Read More

Something New to Do in the Basement

Something New to Do in the Basement

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Since its peak in the middle of the last century, the city of Detroit, MI, has lost more than 60% of its population, down from a high of 1,850,000 people. The decline of the auto industry, flight to the suburbs, and other factors have led to one of the most  … Read More

Green Infrastructure Investments Provide Long-Term Returns

Green Infrastructure Investments Provide Long-Term Returns

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Much of the country’s original infrastructure is 50 years old or older, and a lot of it is in desperate need of repair or replacement. “Aging is a huge issue,” confirms Brian DePonte, editorial contact with Key Equipment Finance, an affiliate of KeyCorp. that provides business-to-business equipment financing solutions. “A  … Read More

Building Infrastructure With Ballot Measures

Building Infrastructure With Ballot Measures

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As the 2016 elections come into focus and a new Congress prepares to take on infrastructure debates, it becomes more urgent than ever to discuss our national priorities and formulate a plan. What facets of our infrastructure should the incoming administration focus on? What critical needs demand attention at the  … Read More

Cloudburst Mitigation in Copenhagen

Cloudburst Mitigation in Copenhagen

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The most liveable city in 2014, according to Monocle magazine, Copenhagen (capital of Denmark) is preparing for climate change and the impact of future extreme weather. Over the next 30 years, Copenhagen will implement a new and very ambitious cloudburst master plan that will protect the whole city against 100-year  … Read More

How to Build Climate-Ready Water Utilities

How to Build Climate-Ready Water Utilities

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After preparing a climate change plan for her community’s wastewater treatment plant, Carol Murray, interim director for the Manchester Department of Public Works in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, says if she would have done anything differently, she would have started working on the plan seven years ago.

Doing a climate change plan with  … Read More



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