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NGICP hosts first certification exam

On. Dec. 13, 90 people completed the inaugural National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) exam. These 90 people hope to become the first set of entry-level workers to gain recognition under NGICP.

Performance-based stormwater management

Cloud-based platform addresses urban flooding through green infrastructure monitoring.

Stormwater system saves youth sports facility

Sandy soil full of cobbles complicates installation of stormwater management devices.

Unique precast pipe structure helps community park with increased stormwater runoff

Unsettled with the increasing stormwater flowing through the Hanover Township Community Park, in Bethlehem, Pa., the Hanover Township Public Works Department teamed with Oldcastle Precast to devise a unique stormwater solution, using special reinforced concrete pipes, to reconstruct the exiting stormwater structure.

Minnesota DNR seeks to join lawsuit over project to divert Red River

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking a federal judge to allow the agency to join a lawsuit seeking to delay action on a flood diversion project on the Red River. The project as proposed would redirect flows through the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area via a dam and diversion channel system.

NACWA lauds WIIN Act passage

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) congratulated Congress for passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, and expressed hope for more discussion and action.

STV celebrates opening of environmentally sustainable bus facility

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) recently unveiled its new, state-of-the-art, vehicle maintenance, storage and operations facility, designed by STV. STV provided a broad range of architectural and engineering design services for the new facility, which incorporates a number of sustainable design and environmentally friendly features.

Report: Washington, D.C. could enhance livability, save billions with smart surface technologies

A new report authored by Capital E, “Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, D.C.,” documents how the District could save $5 billion with smart surface strategies such as cool roofs, green roofs, solar PV and porous pavements while enhancing health and livability and cutting summer peak temperature.

AEC TECH NEWS: Natural Resources Wales taps CH2M’s Flood Modeller Pro for its new...

Natural Resources Wales, the Welsh Government's principal adviser on issues relating to the environment and its natural resources, selected CH2M's Flood Modeller Pro software as the core hydrodynamic modelling solution within its new flood forecasting system.
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