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Stormwater Infrastructure Matters: utilizing stormwater as a resource, not a waste!
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The Urban NEXUS Approach – Expert Statements

The Urban NEXUS is an approach to the design of sustainable urban development solutions. The approach guides stakeholders to identify and pursue possible synergies between sectors, jurisdictions and technical domains so as to increase institutional performance, optimize resource management and service quality. It counters traditional sectoral thinking, trade-offs and divided responsibilities that often result in [...]

Journal of Environmental Protection publishes paper on CSO Impacts on Harlem River

The Journal of Environmental Protection published a research paper by Professor Jingyu Wang of Lehman College last month on the impacts of CSO events on water quality and the ecosystem in the Harlem River. Water samples were collected from discharge points and adjacent sites in both the Bronx and Manhattan sides. Nutrients, bacteria, PCBs and [...]

City Begins Work to Increase Sewer Capacity and Reduce Flooding in Laurelton, Queens

The City has begun an $18 million project that will significantly increase sewer capacity to better manage stormwater and reduce flooding in Laurelton, Queens. The project will add 142 catch basins to allow drainage from roadways, 12,329 feet of separated storm sewers to reduce CSO events, 8,503 feet of combined sewers to provide additional drainage [...]

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