Post Tagged with: "Green Infrastructure"

San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater projects

San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater projects

September 15, 2021 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The City of San Jose has engaged a team of engineers, modelers and scientists to provide professional consultancy services on projects to implement its 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. Envisioning a watershed with thriving creeks, rivers, and a healthy San Francisco Bay, the City developed the GSI Plan, aRead More

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

January 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water have announced that 106 individuals recently completed training and testing requirements for certification in construction, inspection and maintenance of green infrastructure (GI), a fast-growing approach to reduce stormwater pollution. Over the past two years of the program, more than 200 individuals haveRead More

Atlanta adopts green infrastructure action plan

Atlanta adopts green infrastructure action plan

November 13, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management (DWM) announced recently that the Atlanta City Council signed a resolution approving the citywide Green Infrastructure Strategic Action Plan. Like many cities around the nation, the City of Atlanta has struggled to manage stormwater runoff that leads to flooding, degraded water quality and propertyRead More

DC Water, WEF announce green infrastructure certification recipients

DC Water, WEF announce green infrastructure certification recipients

February 6, 2017 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) recently announced the issuance of the first certifications under the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). The NGICP is designed to verify that the inaugural group of 62 recipients have successfully demonstrated competency in the foundational knowledge, concepts and terminology required toRead More

How DC Water’s Environmental Impact Bond Works

How DC Water’s Environmental Impact Bond Works

October 19, 2016 at 12:22 pm 1 comment

The DC Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) recently issued the nation’s first Environmental Impact Bond (EIB) to fund the initial green infrastructure project in its DC Clean Rivers Project, a $2.6 billion program to control stormwater runoff and improve the District’s water quality, creating a healthier future for residents.Read More

DC Water, WEF Launch Green Infrastructure Certification Website

DC Water, WEF Launch Green Infrastructure Certification Website

July 19, 2016 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have launched a website for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP), an in-development national certification for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection and maintenance workers. The site, www.ngicp.org, is the best resource for the latest program news and updates; access to valuableRead More