Tag Archives: Stormwater

Lunch and Learn with Tim Duggan and Christine Mondor

On June 30th, the Clean Rivers Campaign hosted a Lunch and Learn for the Campaign’s endorsing organizations and partner municipalities at the Energy Innovation Center. Landscape architect and previous Beyond Tunnel Vision speaker, Tim Duggan of Phronesis Design and Christine … Continue reading

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Nine Mile Run Watershed Walking Tour

The Clean Rivers Campaign has partnered with Venture Outdoors to create a series of walking tours called the Neighborhood Eco Walking Tour series. Each tour is an opportunity for anyone to learn more about green infrastructure and how it can … Continue reading

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We need your help to go Green First in the ‘Burgh!

Two years ago, the Clean Rivers Campaign launched an advocacy campaign to educate our elected officials and the public about the opportunity to create a sustainable and vibrant Pittsburgh by investing in a green first approach to solving our stormwater runoff … Continue reading

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Our national water infrastructure is failing – who pays for the needed repairs?

Circleofblue.org, a journalistic website that focuses on water resources & their relationship to food, energy, and public health, has recently published a new article, “America’s Water Infrastructure Shows Its Age – The National Debate About How To Pay For Repairs” … Continue reading

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“It’s Our Time” – George Hawkins Inspires CRC Supporters

Monday, May 13th, Mr. George Hawkins spoke to Clean Rivers Campaign supporters for our Beyond Tunnel Vision speaker series at Phipps Conservatory’s Botany Hall. Hawkins is the General Manager of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority and has … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Goes Green to Manage Stormwater and Reduce CSOs

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced the completion of a Green Infrastructure Neighborhood Demonstration Area in Brooklyn, designed to prevent nearly four million gallons of stormwater from reaching the combined sewer system each year. The Demonstration Area … Continue reading

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Beyond Tunnel Vision – Green Communities: Sowing Opportunities, Growing Benefits

-by Jen Schuchart Clean Rivers Campaign’s speaker series, Beyond Tunnel Vision, held its third event on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 with a presentation by Dr. Darla Inglis, Program Director for the Low Impact Development Initiative at University of California – … Continue reading

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DEP extends municipal stormwater permit…

Great news for green infrastructure! A recent article about municipal stormwater permits can be read here. Questions? 412.231.8648

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Stormwater woes plague Greenfield…

Read an article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the continuing stormwater problems in Greenfield here. Questions? Call 412.231.8648

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Regions rising flood problems require more cooperation less concrete

Interesting article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette yesterday. Region’s Rising Flood Problems Questions? Call 412.231.8648

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