Tag Archives: water quality

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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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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China chooses unique market-driven approach to water quality issues

All over the world, people and governments are faced with water issues. From pollution to failing infrastructure, many water supplies are being compromised. These situations are prompting many to seek innovative solutions, including China. The country’s rapid development has led … Continue reading

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ASCE Gives Nation’s Infrastructure a Failing Grade

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has published a “report card” on our nation’s infrastructure.  From dams to schools, the ASCE graded each infrastructure system in order to inform the public about their current conditions.  A team of 30-plus … 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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