green infrastructure

The winter sky over the Gulf of Mexico seen from the air as a tugboat services offshore wells. (Todd Kihle/NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC/Galveston Lab)

The George Washington University
Seated at the mouth of the Mississippi River, the Gulf of Mexico receives everything that flows through the river — which includes more than just water.
Stormwater and sewage are often spilled into creeks after heavy rains.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Traditional stormwater management practices often lead to local pollution and can negatively impact nearby residents. A research team in Syracuse, NY, is studying how rain gardens may help manage stormwater through green infrastructure.
H2Know App

H2Know is a smart water meter that connects to an app on your mobile device. (Photo courtesy of H2Know)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
H2know is a smart water meter that can help U.S. residents make small changes that have a huge impact.
George Washington University
Urban trees need our help. One organization working in that area is Casey Trees, based in Washington, D.C.

View of the Cheonggyecheon's Riparian Area

University of Minnesota
The Cheonggyecheon stream project in Seoul, South Korea, provides an exciting glimpse into the possibilities of future urban design involving improved green space in cities.
GWU Student
We wanted to share some of the ideas and innovations the cities of Austin, Texas, and Chicago, Illinois, have had over the last few years to create greener, more sustainable cities.
Green Infrastructure in El Paso and Claremont
Green Infrastructure in El Paso and Claremont
The George Washington University
Demonstrating some Green Infrastrcture Ideas by showing how two cities use their techniques. Focuses on El Paso and their green coridors and riverside restoration and Claremont and their "Urban Forest". 
Vote for the best idea at The George Washington University! The Campus Challenge submission period has ended, and we have received ideas from across GW’s campus. Now the time has come to elevate one above the rest. Choose wisely. Remember: the... Read More