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Green City, Clean Waters: 5 Down, 20 to Go!

Congratulations to the City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Water (PWD) for surpassing the five year goals of Green City, Clean Waters (GCCW), Philadelphia’s groundbreaking agreement to reduce stormwater runoff and combined sewer overflows by investing in green stormwater infrastructure. Over 440 green stormwater infrastructure tools have greened almost 840 acres, keeping more than 1.5 billion gallons
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And the Winners of the 2016 Excellence in GSI Awards are…!

A big thank you to everyone who helped make the First Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony a success!  On behalf of the Sustainable Business Network, and the GSI Partners, thank you to: All Attendees, Finalists, Winners, our Sponsors and Funders, the Nomination and Selection Committee, Christine Knapp and Chris Crockett, the Roberts Event Group, 12th Street
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Research Finalists Announced: 2016 Excellence in GSI Awards

  Research Finalists   The Impact of GSI Installation on Surrounding Health and Safety This study investigated the health and safety effects of urban green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) projects. The research team conducted a difference-in-differences analysis of the effects of GSI on health (e.g., blood pressure, cholesterol and stress levels) and safety (e.g., felonies, nuisance
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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Excellence in GSI Awards 

We’re looking for green stormwater infrastructure projects in the Greater Philadelphia Area that exemplify as many aspects of the environmental, social, and economic benefits of green stormwater infrastructure as possible. Submit your nominations today! The Excellence in GSI Awards aim to celebrate the people and projects that make the region’s GSI industry among the best in
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