As the public becomes increasingly aware of the potential dangers of stormwater runoff, prevention systems are being monitored more frequently. After a recent survey throughout Baltimore revealed over a quarter of these systems were in disrepair, the city saw an opportunity to benefit the environment as well as their economy by creating training programs to outfit unemployed citizens with skills to upkeep the cities green systems. They also created internships. Organizations such as the Parks and People Foundation and Civic works are already finding success creating a skilled community workforce that also supports the growth of the GSI industry. Click here to learn more.