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Early Adopter Finalists Announced: Excellence in GSI Awards

  Congratulations to our three finalists for the Early Adopters Category of the 2016 Excellence in GSI Awards! Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on March 31st, after a poster reception honoring the finalists in each category. Click here to view Public Project and Private Project Finalists. Research and Leadership Finalists will be announced in the coming weeks.
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SBN Briefs City Council on Local Economic Impact Report

On February 24th, SBN briefed Philadelphia City Council on the Economic Impacts of Green City, Clean Waters: The First Five Years. The briefing, hosted by Philadelphia City Councilman-at-large Derek S. Green, provided Council members and staff with the opportunity to hear a summary of the report’s findings as well as first-hand perspectives from local green stormwater infrastructure
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Public Project Finalists Announced

Congratulations to our three finalists for the Public Projects Category of the 2016 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony! Finalists in the remaining four categories will be announced in the coming weeks: Private Projects Early Adopters Research Leadership   LEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Renovations to Lea Elementary School concentrated on capturing and infiltrating stormwater, increasing tree canopy,
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SBN Releases Report Assessing the Local Economic Impact of GSI

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) releases report assessing the Local Economic Impact of the First Five Years of Green City, Clean Waters.   This highly anticipated report, executed by Econsult Solutions, has interest from many local, regional, and national organizations, as well as members of City Council.   This report assesses the local
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Philadelphia City Council Resolution Passed Recognizing the GSI Partners

On November 12, Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown introduced a resolution recognizing the GSI Partners. It is a tremendous achievement in that it recognizes SBN’s efforts to advance the region’s green stormwater infrastructure industry.  In only three years since its inception, the GSI Partners have realized significant achievements: Offering Continuing Education Grants to members to support the
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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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Registration Opens for August GSI Operations and Maintenance Course

The GSI Partners have been working for the past year and half on developing a course targeted at landscape professionals to support their learning and transition into this growing area of the green stormwater infrastructure industry. The need for more contractors qualified to conduct GSI O+M is increasing in tandem with an increase in the number
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Rain Check Educates 1000th Resident This Year

Philadelphia Water’s Rain Check has hosted over one thousand participants at workshops this fiscal year, the first year since PHS and SBN began administering the program. These numbers have surged since April when we opened workshops to all city residents and for all the residential stormwater management tools (previously they were just for those interested in rain barrels).
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Welcome KMS Design Group!

This month, KMS Design Group, LLC joined our network, as the 54th member. KMS is a landscape architecture and planning firm specializing in green and sustainable design-based solutions for public and private clients, based in Phoenixville, PA. Check out their directory listing here. Join the GSI Partners today, and become part of our efforts to
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