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RainWorks Challenge Draws Students to Design for Stormwater Reduction

June 24, 2016

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Winners of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2015 Campus RainWorks Challenge showed the potential for stormwater management projects at universities. The designs showcased such benefits as mitigating 4540 Mg (5000 tons) of carbon dioxide in Texas, adding 803 m2 (8640 ft2) of pedestrian space in Maryland, implementing 29 green infrastructure techniques at a campus […]

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University Students Create Innovative Green Infrastructure Designs

June 16, 2014

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The winning team from Michigan State University (East Lansing) proposed an outdoor amphitheater surrounded by rain gardens in an area now occupied by surface parking. Photo courtesy of Michigan State University School of Planning, Design, and Construction.

U.S. EPA Announces 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge Winners¬† ¬† University students put their green infrastructure designs to the test for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Campus RainWorks Challenge. The challenge engages students and faculty members to reinvent water infrastructure and develop innovative green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change. […]

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Green Infrastructure Designs Win U.S. EPA RainWorks Challenge

June 25, 2013

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) challenged college and university students to increase the use of green infrastructure on their campuses to reduce stormwater pollution. As a result, 218 teams of undergraduate and graduate students working with faculty advisors responded to the inaugural Campus RainWorks Challenge. More than 30 judges from the Water Environment Federation […]

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