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Superfund site converted to protect Gowanus Canal from 1M gallons of contaminated water
Found alongside industrial buildings and residential neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York, the Gowanus Canal has been faced contaminated stormwater and...
1.5 Million USD
Department of Transportation and Department of Environmental Protection
Residents, not climate professionals, serve as experts to form Cincinnati's climate resilience plan
Cincinnati, OH collaborated with non-profit partners and involved community members to create a holistic strategic plan centered around ensuring the c...
Zero Upfront Cost
13B Gallons of Water Replenish Overpumped San Pedro River Groundwater Supplies
The groundwater supplies of the San Pedro River, named one of America’s Last Great Places, were drying up due to the overpumping of its aquifer. Throu...
Sustainable Building Practices Transformed a Brownfield into Green Housing in Oakland, CA
With a former industrial neighborhood becoming a residential hub, a former paint factory brownfield was safely redeveloped into sustainably designed h...
5 Million USD
La Mesa, CA
Urban Forestry Project Enlists Participation from Disadvantaged Communities in La Mesa
The City of La Mesa used GIS mapping to identify areas in disadvantaged communities where trees could be planted as part of an urban forestry program.
4 Thousand USD
London, ON, Canada
Local Districts across Great Lakes Manage Water Quality & Flooding Risks in Cost-effective Co-op
Ontario law establishes 36 Conservation Authorities (CAs) to manage natural resources & environmental health on a per watershed basis. About 20 CAs ha...
24.7 Thousand USD
St Paul, MN
Tracking Stormwater Pollutants from Lawns to Lakes Informs Capital Projects & Public Education
Capitol Region Watershed District manages stormwater runoff to protect and manage wetlands, lakes and some Mississippi River headwaters in the densely...
Monitoring & Research Division
San Antonio, TX
San Antonio Water System reduces water usage nearly 50% through conservation measures
A “conservation first” approach that treats conservation as a source of water supply. This includes three primary strategies: (1) education and outrea...
5.4 Million USD
Barbados Coastal Infrastructure Program improves shorelines & expands local economic development
To protect natural resources, a primary driver for economic opportunity tied to tourism, IADB helped Barbados invest in significant shoreline stabiliz...
24 Million USD
Staten Island, NY
Creating protective infrastructure to reduce coastal risk, enhance aquatic habitat, and foster social resilience
Located off the southernmost point in New York City, Living Breakwaters is an innovative resilient infrastructure designed to reduce coastal risk, enh...
60 Million USD
NY Governor's Office of Storm Recovery w/ support from NYC Mayor’s Office and Dpt of Parks and Recreation