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Working With the Market for Green Stormwater Infrastructure

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Water

 By Carrie Sanneman, Program Manager for Willamette Partership Willamette Partnership is a conservation non-profit based in Portland, Oregon. At the Partnership, we envision a world in which people create resilient ecosystems, healthy communities, and vibrant economies by investing in nature. Since 2004, we have been a regional source for innovative conservation solutions that work for […]

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Kitsap County Combines Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure with Beautiful New Community Gathering Space

August 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Water

Check out this amazing video featuring the time-lapse construction process for a Puget Sound community’s innovative new stormwater park! The park features an eye-catching spiral “nautilus” design, 4 interconnected green stormwater solution (GSS) treatment cells, and 18 distribution channels to uniformly distribute incoming water to the 4 cells. The GSS cells are made up of […]

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CSI’s Inaugural Case Study – King County Protects Puget Sound with Green Stormwater Infrastructure

February 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Waste, Water

by Anne Nelson, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Graduate Research Internship Field Advisor The Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) recently launched a case studies initiative to support expansion of multi-benefit sustainable infrastructure successes in the Pacific Northwest. The case study initiative is a new collaboration between the Center and  The Evergreen State College’s Master of Environmental […]

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12,000 Rain Gardens: Reducing Stormwater Pollution in Puget Sound

November 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Water

Washington State University and Stewardship Partners are leading the campaign to install 12,000 rain gardens across the Puget Sound Region. The entire regional community is encouraged to participate. Rain gardens can help beautify your immediate surroundings and also reduce pollution, prevent flooding, potentially increase home values, and create attractive low-maintenance landscapes. Urban rain gardens can be an innovative method to […]

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