S.W.I.M. Coalition

Stormwater Infrastructure Matters: utilizing stormwater as a resource, not a waste!
S.W.I.M. Coalition
CSO Alert System with Newtown Creek Alliance

Newtown Creek Alliance offers a Combined Sewer Overflow Alert System to notify exactly when a CSO event is happening. Alerts are available through: Facebook: @newtowncreek Twitter: #csoalert Text message: text status to 646-576-7448 Newtown Creek Alliance has set up a great system that we can model for the rest of the city. Let’s look forward [...]

Green Infrastructure and Real Estate Values in New Jersey

At the Redevelopment Forum hosted by NJ Future, panelists representing real estate developers, local governments and non-profit organizations discussed green infrastructure as an opportunity to create additional real estate value. The panelists pointed to three examples. The first was by our own member organization, NRDC and their recently released study, The Green Edge. Second was [...]

Minneapolis study finds climate change in the Midwest impacts on stormwater management

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed Stormwater Adaption Study analyzed how the Midwest’s changing climate will increase flooding and strain their stormwater infrastructure, and how green infrastructure contributes to a solution. The Midwest is projected to experience a higher frequency of large events in 30-50 years. Though there is a degree of uncertainty in this projection, the [...]

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