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  • Philadelphia Water Department - Participation in green stormwater infrastructure incentive program

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Institutional ratepayer participation in PWD’s Greened Acre Retrofit Program to install green infrastructure on their private property and bring multiple benefits to vulnerable communities.

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Philadelphia Water Department
  • Boulder Water Utility: Avoiding too much and too little water

    Boulder, CO, USA

    City of Boulder Water Utility and the City's community partners work together to provide local community-based water conservation services and establish and manage greenways to combat the City's challenges with both drought and fl...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Design-Build-Operate-Maintain Contracts
    City of Boulder Public Works Department Utility Division
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    Using localized green infrastructure to combat CSOs in Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

    Milwaukee, WI, USA

    Comprehensive localized green infrastructure strategies across public and private properties to combat flooding.

    General obligation bond
    Utility rates
  • Green Infrastructure in St. Louis to reduce CSOs & provide community amenities

    St. Louis, MO, USA

    Institutional ratepayer and vacant lot participation in Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District's Rainscaping Large Scale Grants Program to install green infrastructure on their private property and bring multiple benefits to vulner...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
  • SFpark - Parking Sensors, Real-Time Data, and Demand-Responsive Pricing Improves Parking

    San Francisco, CA, USA

    SFpark was a federally funded pilot that sought to use innovative technology to test a new approach to manage parking in San Francisco. The ability to collect and utilize real-time data to identify parking availability and impleme...

    Federal grants
    SFpark, SFMTA
  • Driving Equitable Landowner Participation in Green Stormwater Infrastructure Incentive Programs

    St. Louis, MO, USA

    Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District supported work between local non-profit Catholic Charities and private developer Greenprint Partners to install green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) in a low-to-moderate income community, res...

    Public Private Partnership
    Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
  • How Performance Analytics Made Maplewood's City Strategic Plan Sticky

    Maplewood, MN, USA

    While Maplewood is proudly home to sticky-note manufacturer 3M, the city’s performance management system needed to make strategic goals stickier than Post-It Notes™. City leaders deployed Envisio to manage their strategic plan, tr...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    City Manager’s Office
  • Using Green Infrastructure to Build Stormwater Farm that Combats Flooding and Revitalizes Community

    Peoria, IL, USA

    Peoria's Well Farm transforms vacant land in one of the US' poorest zip codes into a working farm that combats flooding. Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) reduces sewer overflows while simultaneously addressing key community p...

    Federal grants
    Chief Innovation Officer & Department of Public Works
  • How Ashdod Used AI to Re-Build Public Trust

    Ashdod, Israel

    Ashdod, Israel, is implementing a smart, green, public Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) that initially caused friction between City Hall and residents. The City used Zencity to understand and address resident concerns, which helped ...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
  • 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
  • City of Milwaukee using green infrastructure for STEM education in middle schools

    Milwaukee, WI, USA

    The City of Milwaukee sponsored STEMhero as a curriculum for local schools. STEMhero recruited teachers who implemented the approximately month-long curriculum in their general middle school science classrooms. Students collected,...

    Grants
    State and local grants
    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
  • The First Environmental Impact Bond: DC Water's Quest to Finance Green Infrastructure

    Washington, DC, USA

    In partnership with DC Water, Quantified Ventures closed the first Environmental Impact Bond (EIB), a Pay For Success transaction, in 2016. This financing mechanism allowed DC Water to share the performance risk of their green inf...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Environmental Impact Bond
    Public Works (DC's water utility)
  • City of San Antonio Sustainability Plan Project

    San Antonio, TX, USA

    The City of San Antonio Office of Sustainability worked closely with KLA to create a sustainability plan that was informed by extensive community engagement and best available science. These efforts resulted in an interactive sus...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Office of Sustainability
  • Safer roads with the conversion of 6,800 roadway lights to LED technology

    Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

    Upgrade of 6,800 HID roadway lighting luminaires with high luminous efficacy LED technology of up to 130 lm/W, to improve road safety and public safety in 68 locations, among them: major city roads, bridges or junctions, and the c...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Utility rates
    Department of Municipal Public Services