S.W.I.M. Coalition

Stormwater Infrastructure Matters: utilizing stormwater as a resource, not a waste!
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SWIM Drinks with Carter Strickland

We are pleased to honor Carter Strickland, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, for his visionary leadership advancing NYC’s nationally recognized green stormwater infrastructure agenda. Join us for SWIM Drinks on Thursday, April 10th at the Hudson River Foundation to present Mr. Strickland with the Harbor Seal of Honor. The event will take place [...]

NYSDECs State Pollution Discharge draft permit for MS4

On Feb. 5, NYSDEC issued notice of a draft Clean Water Act stormwater permit for the portion of New York City that is not served by a “combined” sewer system. The draft permit covers nearly half of the city, where polluted stormwater runoff flows into waterways through stormwater-only public sewers or via direct overland flow. [...]

Green Roof Tax Abatement Update

S.W.I.M. Coordinator, Rob Crauderueff’s article on the Green Roof Tax Abatement Program was featured in the latest edition of the Living Architecture Monitor, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities publication. In the article, Crauderueff highlight’s S.W.I.M.’s success in encouraging the city’s Green Infrastructure Plan and outlines considerations to improve implementation of the Green Roof Tax Abatement [...]

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