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Public Project Finalist: Panati Playground

The Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony (May 23) is the region’s only award that celebrates and elevates green stormwater infrastructure projects and innovations, the triple bottom line (TPL) benefits of a nature-based approach to stormwater management, and the partners who bring these projects to life in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Buy tickets.   On behalf
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Public Project Finalist: Andorra Creek Floodplain Restoration Project

The Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony (May 23) is the region’s only award that celebrates and elevates green stormwater infrastructure projects and innovations, the triple bottom line (TPL) benefits of a nature-based approach to stormwater management, and the partners who bring these projects to life in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Buy tickets.   On behalf
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Public Project Finalist: Chester Arthur Schoolyard

The Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony (May 23) is the region’s only award that celebrates and elevates green stormwater infrastructure projects and innovations, the triple bottom line (TPL) benefits of a nature-based approach to stormwater management, and the partners who bring these projects to life in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Buy tickets.   On behalf
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2019 Excellence in GSI Award Finalists Announced

We are proud to announce the 2019 Excellence in GSI Awards Finalists. Thank you to everyone who nominated a project. Winning applications will highlight the triple bottom line (environmental, social, and economic) benefits of a green infrastructure approach to stormwater management. Winners will be announced on May 23 at the Awards Ceremony. Click here to
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Designing with Maintenance in Mind

Written by Alanna Wittet, GSI Partners Program Associate For Lisa McDonald Hanes and Julie Snell of TEND landscape, “designing with maintenance in mind” serves as a central mantra to their work. Consistent and site-specific maintenance by a knowledgeable crew ensures a system’s functionality and performance, ecologically and aesthetically. This is especially true for green stormwater
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A Vision (and a Plan) for Collaboration

While Green City, Clean Waters creates a vision for collaborative partnerships across various institutions, it requires the development of processes and relationships that can effectively support the design, implementation, and maintenance of those cross-sector investments.   But what exactly does that look like? And how can it be achieved?   Building an environment that is hospitable to GSI requires tools and approaches
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Announcing the 2018 Excellence in GSI Awards Winners

  On Thursday, May 17, the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia hosted the The Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony, the region’s only award that celebrates and elevates green stormwater infrastructure projects and innovations, the triple bottom line (TBL) benefits of a nature-based approach to stormwater management, and the partners who bring these projects to
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Why Innovation Depends on Cooperation

The Green Stormwater Infrastructure industry is a steadily evolving ecosystem. It is an industry not only rife with opportunities for innovation, but also reliant on novel solutions that alter how we look at best practices, processes, collaborations, and, of course, technology to ensure its continued success.   This is due to the skein of interwoven
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Find Innovation at the Junction of the Impact & Business Case

When you hear innovation, more than likely, you associate the term with technology. The two have become intertwined and for good reason. Technology is rapidly developing at an exponential rate and what was once new, even recently new, now strenuously slags behind its own obsolescence.   This common correlation risks, however, missing the opportunity to think
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Elevating the Value of Maintenance

We’ve been talking a lot about maintenance lately. Not just in regards to what it entails, but in its overall perception across the industry. A perception we see as threefold: how the role of maintenance is understood and incorporated into design-build and budgeting processes, how the value of maintenance is communicated to the client or
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