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  • Impact of Proper Maintenance of Combined Sewer Overflow System on Flooding in the City of Camden

    Camden, NJ, USA

    The proper operation and maintenance of Camden’s sewer system is an important component of its efforts to mitigate CSOs and flooding. The results are instructive for those seeking low-cost technology-based controls for reducing th...

    Utility rates
  • Employing Intelligent Watershed Technology to Reduce CSOs & Achieve Capital Savings

    South Bend, IN, USA

    The South Bend Department of Public Works utilized BLU-X, Xylem's distributed real-time decision support system consisting of smart sensors and actuators that track available conveyance capacity to better understand the realities ...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Federal grants
    Department of Public Works
  • Retain Your Rain

    Norfolk, VA, USA

    Retain your rain seeks to engage residents in a city-wide systemic approach to stormwater management by encouraging the use of small-scale green infrastructure on their properties. This reduces the amount of water that goes into t...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Grants
    City Manager's Office of Resilience
  • Reducing Data Silos + Using Machine Learning to Deliver Real Time, Actionable Insights in Chicago

    Chicago, IL, USA

    A custom platform in Chicago helped reduce departmental data silos and make progress on public safety, transportation, air quality, emergency response, and other resident prioritized pain-points. This effort was a key first step i...

    Public Private Partnership
    Chief Information Officer
  • Ewart Avenue Stormwater iPond: Controlling Runoff in the Cloud

    Beckley, WV 25801, USA

    The iPond is an intelligent stormwater management project, developed in response to a persistent problem of roadway flooding and property damage in Beckley, West Virginia. Beckley Sanitary Board (BSB) partnered with Opti to retrof...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Beckley Sanitary Board
  • 2nd Street park for brownfield redevelopment and stormwater management

    Perth Amboy, NJ, USA

    2nd Street Park manages stormwater to improve water quality, is resilient to coastal flooding, and provides creative solutions to capping contaminated soils and activating underutilized sites.

    State and local grants
    General obligation bond
    Revolving loan funds
    City of Perth Amboy, Perth Amboy Redevelopment Agency, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
  • Sherman Island 600 Acre Wetland Restoration To Improve Water Quality

    Rio Vista, CA 94571, USA

    Creation of 650 acres of permanent managed wetland units with earthen compacted berms. An existing scour pond was filled in with fill material. Great Lakes E&I also constructed an aggregate base road, installed water control struc...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Grants
    State and local grants
    California Department of Water Resources
  • Enhanced Flood Control Through Bistate, Multiagency Partnership

    Kansas City, KS, USA

    Kansas City, Missouri, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collaborate on complex flooding problem-solving and managed funding, administration and real estate in orde...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Federal grants
    General obligation bond
    KC Water on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Mo., with Unified Government and the Corps of Engineers
  • Using Data and Creativity to Reduce Flooding

    Orlando, FL, USA

    The City of Orlando plans to upgrade Lake Monitoring stations as part of this project. These stations will communicate rain intensity.duration data to the cloud via wireless connectivity. This information will be used to create ...

    Utility rates
    Public Work's/Streets and Stormwater Division
  • Canyonside Recycled Water Pump Station Emergency Repairs for Flood Damage

    San Diego, CA, USA

    City crews worked long hours to install temporary pumps and generators; the pumps were operated manually 24 hr/day, shifts scheduled around the clock to keep pumps running and site secure. The City returned the Pump Station to fu...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Grants
    Federal grants
    Public Utilities, Public Works Department and Office of Homeland Security
  • Hydro-meteorological monitoring system improves service and protects Buenos Aires from floods

    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    After a storm flooded the city, killing almost 100 people and causing close to $103 million in damages, the city decided to mitigate their risks by expanding the use of technology. To do so, the city installed sensors in over 30,0...

    Grants
    Bonds & Loans
  • Lloyd Estates Drainage Improvements

    Oakland Park, FL, USA

    Retrofits to existing stormwater control structures and have constructed new exfiltration trenches, catch basins & manholes, and roadside swales to deal with repeat flood losses. Retrofits seamlessly integrate both green (grass sw...

    Grants
    Federal grants
    Department of Public Works
  • Boulder Colorado's Home Preparedness Assessment Program

    Boulder, CO, USA

    The Home Preparedness Assessment Pilot Program tested the effectiveness of educating homeowners about home and personal preparedness against flood and other local natural hazards (drought and fire) and identifying potential home i...

    Grants
    Public Works, Watershed Sustainability, Resilience
  • Using Green Infrastructure To Green Camden City and Reduce Combined Sewage Flooding and Overflows

    Camden, NJ, USA

    Constructed 4 riverfront parks and 60 rain gardens in Camden City to provide green amenities for the residents, reduce combined sewage flooding and overflows, and also create green maintenance jobs

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    State and local grants
    Revolving loan funds
    Municipal Utilities Authority
  • Southwest Resiliency Park to Mitigate Stormwater Flooding

    Hoboken, NJ, USA

    After experiencing significant flooding during Hurricane Sandy, the Southwest Resiliency Park is the first in a series of investments the city is making to increase green space and reduce flooding vulnerability for communities.

    State and local grants
    Revolving loan funds
    Mayor's Office