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Navajo Nation, NM
Addressing drinking water inequities for 250+ Navajo families with solar-powered home water systems
The Navajo Water Project has helped over 250+ families gain access to hot and cold running water in their homes. Capitalizing on community collaborati...
Zero Upfront Cost
Cooke City, MT
Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Project Cleans the Most Polluted Stream Entering Yellowstone
Abandoned mine reclamation work by Montana’s Department of Environmental Quality transformed Soda Butte Creek from the most polluted stream entering Y...
21.9 Million USD
Department of Environmental Quality
Detroit, MI Raises $1B in Funding 5 Years after Declaring Bankruptcy
After declaring bankruptcy in 2013, Detroit was looking to restore financial stability and raise grant revenue in support of its strategic vision. The...
81 Thousand USD
Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Mobile County, AL
County Builds Coastal Erosion Resilience with 2,250 meters of Oyster Reefs
Mobile County built shoreline erosion resilience by building 2,250 meters of submerged breakwater oyster reefs as part of a living shoreline project, ...
14 Million USD
Duluth, MN turned brownfield with 4,000 tons of contaminated soil into a new craft brewery
To properly develop its Canal Park commercial business district, the city of Duluth needed to address the brownfield that had been left untouched for ...
600 Thousand USD
Pollution Control Agency
Residents Help Raise $13 MM after being denied FEMA funding in wake of Yarnell Hill Fire Destruction
Yarnell, AZ did not qualify for federal recovery funding in the wake of a 2013 wildfire that caused widespread death and destruction. The efforts of a...
Zero Upfront Cost
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
Chula Vista, CA
Chula Vista creates a Digital Equity and Inclusion Plan
The City of Chula Vista built on its smart city progress by addressing the digital divide through the creation of a groundbreaking Digital Equity and ...
48 Thousand USD
City Manager's Office and the Economic Development Department
Reducing CSOs with Adaptive Control Technology
Philadelphia Water Department installed continuous monitoring and adaptive control (CMAC) technology in stormwater retention basin to control runoff i...
150 Thousand USD
Philadelphia Water Department
Tigard OR Supports Local Businesses through Economic Uncertainty with Online Engagement Software
City of Tigard offered support for local businesses during the economic uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. They used their online community engagement ...
12 Thousand USD
Community Engagement Coordinator