S.W.I.M. Coalition

Stormwater Infrastructure Matters: utilizing stormwater as a resource, not a waste!
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Blueprint Columbus: A Unique Approach To Sewer Overflows

The City of Columbus is only a couple years away from virtually resolving its CSO issues, but sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) and basement backups continue to be a problem. Blueprint Columbus is a new community-based plan the City is now pursuing that focuses less on traditional grey solutions and more on removing stormwater from sanitary […]

Introducing: The Open Sewer Atlas Interactive Map

The Open Sewer Atlas Interactive Map is now live! Check it out, play with the layers and view the pop-up features. Note: The map works best in Google Chrome. There are several layers you can chose from by opening the layer menu from the top left toolbar. Please note that some layers with a lot […]

Swimmable Water in NYC: Make your voices heard! [RESCHEDULED DATE: MARCH 9TH, 12:00PM]

//// MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 9TH AT 12:00PM //// //// PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY, MARCH 16TH //// Dear SWIM members, As you know from prior SWIM alerts, the NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation has proposed to improve the swimmability of waterbodies in NYC, by amending the Water Quality Standards […]

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