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Community Service Project Creates a Water Legacy

December 26, 2017

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To create a vibrant and enduring example of a water legacy, more than 220 volunteers joined forces for the 10th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Community Service Project on Sept. 30. Participants included members of the WEF Student and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC), event organizers, as well as additional volunteers from the WEF […]

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GIWiz, U.S. EPA Tool, Promotes Green Infrastructure

December 16, 2015

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Green infrastructure includes a wide range of approaches, including rain gardens, which catch rain water for plants instead of letting it run off into storm drains. Learn about green infrastructure approaches that can help transform communities EPA’s report, “Enhancing Sustainable Communities With Green Infrastructure.” Photo courtesy of Alisha Goldstein, EPA.

The Green Infrastructure Wizard (GIWiz) helps public officials and communities clean waterways by providing access to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) green infrastructure resources. EPA’s Web portal provides information about the basics of green infrastructure, options for financing green infrastructure, and examples of how communities are using green infrastructure to revitalize neighborhoods and enhance land […]

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