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  • 100% Renewable Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure + Emergency Backup Power

    Pittsburgh, PA, USA

    The goal of the project was to acquire 100% renewably energized electric vehicle charging units for the City's growing fleet of electric vehicles while integrating the development of a resilience strategy.

    Grants
    State and local grants
    The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget on behalf of Equipment Leasing Authority
  • Building a Smarter Sewer System to Reduce Overflows in Greater Cincinnati

    Cincinnati, OH, USA

    To keep sewage mixed with stormwater out of waterways during rain events, Metropolitan Sewer District built a smarter sewer system that costs less than any other solution. Using sensors and computers, we can now monitor and redire...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD)
  • 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
  • City of San Diego Enhances Community Plan Updates with Planning Software

    San Diego, CA, USA

    With 52 community planning areas, the City of San Diego typically has 5-7 community plan updates in progress at any given time. The City’s Planning Department is using UrbanFootprint to help improve and cost-efficiently manage the...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
  • 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
  • Using Sensors to Increase Recycling Rates in The City of Atlanta

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    Project deployed embedded chips in all of the city's residential solid waste and recycling bins. Chip readers were then placed on the city's solid waste trucks along with GPS trackers and cellular connections to record and broadca...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Public Works, Information Technology, Mayor's Office of Sustainability and Resilience
  • Identifying and Avoiding Recycling Contamination in Atlanta

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    Project deployed a smartphone application in the city's recycling truck fleet. The application monitors the movement of the vehicles through the city, the time and location of each stop, and other telemetry from the recycling pick...

    Public Private Partnership
    Public Works and the Mayor's Office of Sustainability and Resilience
  • SES Water Conservation Program

    Surrey, UK

    Customers answer simple questions and are able to see how much water they use and what they can save using the aqKWa Savings Engine™.The personalized SES Water portal provides insights on where they can reduce water/energy use, of...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Water Department
  • Creating protective infrastructure to reduce coastal risk, enhance aquatic habitat, and foster social resilience

    Staten Island, NY, USA

    Located off the southernmost point in New York City, Living Breakwaters is an innovative resilient infrastructure designed to reduce coastal risk, enhance aquatic ecosystems, and foster access, education, and stewardship. The proj...

    Federal grants
    State and local grants
    NY Governor's Office of Storm Recovery w/ support from NYC Mayor’s Office and Dpt of Parks and Recreation
  • Closed Loop Water Infrastructure at the San Diego International Airport

    San Diego, CA, USA

    The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the agency that manages the day-to-day operations of San Diego International Airport (SAN), is pursuing an integrated approach to managing water quality, water use, and flood resili...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Philanthropic grants
    San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
  • Mission Avenue Complete Street

    Oceanside, CA, USA

    Mission Avenue Streetscape is a “complete green street” in Oceanside, San Diego County. This project implemented a ‘road diet’ to support local businesses, make the area more enjoyable, and include storm water BMPs.

    State and local grants
    Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
    The City of Oceanside Public Works Division
  • 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
  • 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
  • Citizen Science for King Tide Flooding

    Broward County, FL, USA

    Low-lying coastal areas of Broward County can be impacted by flooding from high tide events. To help document locations and severity of flooding, Broward County launched a citizen science effort that encouraged citizens to submit...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Natural Resources Planning and Management Department