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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Reducing CSOs with Adaptive Control Technology

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Philadelphia Water Department installed continuous monitoring and adaptive control (CMAC) technology in stormwater retention basin to control runoff in real-time and reduce combined sewer overflows.

    Grants
    Philadelphia Water Department
  • Applying Adaptive Stormwater Control Technology in KCMO

    Kansas City, MO, USA

    The City of Kansas City, MO has implemented Opti technology at an existing 1.1 million-gallon stormwater storage facility located within City limits. With Opti, Kansas City is able to directly reduce CSOs and cost-effectively meet...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    City Manager’s Office at City of Kansas City, MO
  • Transforming a downtown identity through urban creek restoration and connective multi-modal corridor design.

    Lexington, KY, USA

    Town Branch Commons is a hybrid park network, multi-modal trail system, and water filtration landscape designed to connect Lexington’s rural and urban communities and reinvigorate the downtown. Begun as a competition in 2013 and c...

    Public Private Partnership
    Federal grants
    State and local grants
    Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Executive Committee
  • 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
  • Stormwater Capture, Habitat Restoration, and Learning Center on Recycled Water Campus

    Pico Rivera, CA, USA

    The GRIP AWTF will not only provide a sustainable water supply, but will also create a park-like open space and education facilities with public amenities. The site will include low-impact development and stormwater capture featur...

    Grants
    Revolving loan funds
    Design-Build Contracts
    Public Works
  • Using Advanced Water Treatment Facility to Replenish Central Groundwater Basin

    Pico Rivera, CA, USA

    GRIP Advanced Water Treatment Facility will purify ~9 million gallons of water daily to replenish groundwater aquifers in Los Angeles, replacing use of expensive imported water. The innovative design will include a learning center...

    Grants
    Bonds & Loans
    Revolving loan funds
    Engineering
  • 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
  • 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
  • Water Conservation Home Makeover at Chollas Creek

    San Diego, CA, USA

    This pilot project provides water conservation ‘home makeovers’ to 50 low income homes in Encanto, a disadvantaged community in San Diego County. The project includes retrofits and personalized landscaping, as well as outreach inc...

    State and local grants
    Integrated Regional Water Management Group (includes City of San Diego, San Diego County Water Authority)