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Research in GSI Winner: 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards

  Congratulations to the Philadelphia Water Department, the Research in GSI Winner for the 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony.   Monitoring Green City, Clean Waters: The First 5 Years   Photo Source: Philadelphia Water Department   Lead Research Institution: Philadelphia Water Department Study Area: Philadelphia, PA   Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) evaluates performance of constructed stormwater
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Private Project Finalists: 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the Private Project finalists for the 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony!   The Private Project finalists are…   Cira Green Photo source: Roofmeadow   Client: Brandywine Realty Trust Planning/Design Team: Erdy McHenry Architecture, Pennoni, Roofmeadow, Tim Haahs & Associates Construction Team: EDA Associates, Hunter Roberts Construction Group, Sean’s Landscaping. Maintenance Team: Roofmeadow, Sean’s Landscaping Location: 2930
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Delaware River Watershed Initiative debuts Stream Reach Assessment Tool

The Delaware River Watershed Initiative at the Academy of Natural Science of Drexel University recently debuted the Stream Reach Assessment Tool (SRAT). SRAT integrates data sets to model pollutant loads from upstream sources and analyzes landscape features that influence its ability to produce clean water.   “The SRAT is intended to create a consistent way
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Congratulations to the Monitoring Grant Recipients

SBN, via the GSI Partners, developed a monitoring grant pilot program to support data collection on the performance of private GSI projects and encourage its dissemination. Further data collection of these sites will support the GSI Partners objectives for research and innovation to advance the state-of-the-art of the GSI industry.   We congratulate the following
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Chicago collects real-time data on green infrastructure

A consortium of Chicago city agencies, institutions of higher education, and private sector companies are partnering to test and collect data on different SMPs using sensors and cloud computing. Chicago has already established two locations, which include a bioswale and a street with permeable pavement, as the pilot locations for tracking and recording data on precipitation,
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Andropogon Associates receives ASLA Honor Award

GSI Partners member, Andropogon Associates, was recently recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects for their collaborative three-year study of the role of vegetation, soil, and adaptive management performance in urban green infrastructure. The designers and scientific researchers monitored the site’s runoff volume, water quality, soils, and vegetation to better understand the infrastructure’s performance
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Quarterly Meeting Wrap Up and Slide Decks

We had another full GSI Partners Quarterly Meeting, with 51 members and other attendees. Michelle Adams from Meliora Design and Tom Amoroso from Andropogon Associates presented their performance data on Shoemaker Green. They walked us through the planning and construction phases of the project, and then reported on insights they gained from extensively monitoring. The
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RFP: GSI Monitoring Grant Seeking Consultant

GSI Monitoring Grant Seeking Consultant We are super excited to announce that we have released the RFP seeking a consultant to help us build out our GSI monitoring grant pilot program.Advancing GSI-related research and innovation were part of the founding principles of GSI Partners and are a component of our strategic plan.  More data will support
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