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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

Design and Construction of Green Infrastructure Stormwater BMPs on Cape Cod

Design and Construction of Green Infrastructure Stormwater BMPs on Cape Cod

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In 2014, EPA began a project seeking design and construction of two green infrastructure stormwater best management practice (BMP) projects on Cape Cod in Massachusetts to serve as a model for promoting public awareness and building public support for problems and challenges associated with stormwater. The primary objectives were to  … Read More

Sidewalks & Recreational Trails Design, Evaluation, and Management

Sidewalks & Recreational Trails Design, Evaluation, and Management

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Did you know that there are more than 1 million miles of sidewalk in North America, and 15-20% need repairs…estimated at $15 BILLION? And this doesn’t even include the newly mandated sidewalk inventories, condition assessments, and legislation put forth by the U.S. Public Access Board.
How do your sidewalks & trails  … Read More

A Viable Market for Green Infrastructure?

A Viable Market for Green Infrastructure?

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Washington DC has about 43% impervious cover, and the city has a serious CSO problem. Runoff from most of the city flows directly into surrounding rivers and eventually into the much-protected Chesapeake Bay, but about a third of it flows into the combined sewer system, which in past years has  … Read More

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation Launches National Green Infrastructure Certification Program

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation Launches National Green Infrastructure Certification Program

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DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have signed an agreement to develop a National Green Infrastructure Certification Program aimed at promoting skilled individuals who will install, inspect, and maintain green infrastructure (GI) systems. In addition, the program will help support community-based job creation in U.S. cities, and establish  … Read More

How to Interview to Win Projects

How to Interview to Win Projects

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So you’ve been shortlisted for your dream engineering project or position? Congrats! But…with the herds of applicants, how can you successfully deliver your ideas AND standout from the crowd?

Join returning speaker Dr. David T. Williams as he outlines the secrets to a successful interview – from preparation to answering the  … Read More



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