Water Quality & Water Management"Green City, Clean Waters"
"Green City, Clean Waters" is Philadelphia's 25-year plan to protect and enhance the City's watersheds by managing stormwater primarily with innovative green infrastructure.Green Design and Certification
Communities across the United States and in other countries are looking for opportunities to decrease energy consumption, this has led to the development of green building standard-setting organizations.Green Streets and Alleys
Green streets and alleys can help local governments green their transportation network by managing stormwater runoff within transportation rights-of-way.Morar Carioca: Integrating Informal Settlements
As in many large cities in the developing world, a large portion of the population of Rio de Janeiro lives in informal settlements or slums, called favelas.Pact for Sanitation
Designed by the Rio de Janeiro State Secretariat for the Environment (SEA), the Pact for Sanitation (Pacto pelo Saneamento) program aims to universalize public sanitation in Rio de Janeiro. In 2007, when the Pact was conceived, only about 60 percent of sewage was collected and only about 24 percent of that amount was treated.Public Participation Tools for Community Engagement
Local and national authorities in Brazil, the United States, and other countries increasingly recognize that successful projects require meaningful involvement of all affected people, which includes reaching out specifically to minority, low-income, and indigenous populations.SEPTAinable Transit Sustainability Plan
"SEPTAinable The Route to Regional Sustainability " is the sustainability plan for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), which provides public transit for 5 Pennsylvania Counties, including Philadelphia.Stormwater Utility Rate Structuring
As Philadelphia's stormwater management costs increase, it has become more important to the City to receive payment for providing stormwater service.