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Green Infrastructure Project Blends Public Art And An Environmental Message

Green Infrastructure Project Blends Public Art And An Environmental Message

Some of the storm waters from our rainy spring weather are now being diverted back to Mother Nature thanks to a new "green infrastructure" project on Cleveland's East Side.

New York’s Sewer Overflows Could be Contributing to Climate Change

New York’s Sewer Overflows Could be Contributing to Climate Change

Climate change is leading to more intense rainstorms and as a result there’s a peak load problem.

Pittsburgh Had Its Second Wettest Year Ever; Can The Region’s Infrastructure Handle All The Precipitation?

Pittsburgh Had Its Second Wettest Year Ever; Can The Region’s Infrastructure Handle All The Precipitation?

This year could become the wettest year Pittsburgh has ever seen, and it’s capping off a very wet decade. Our old infrastructure might not be able to keep the water at bay.

Why Smart Cities Are Turning Themselves Into Sponges

Why Smart Cities Are Turning Themselves Into Sponges

Nearly 800 cities have problems with overflowing sewers. They’re using green techniques to keep the water from ever reaching the drain.