Stormwater and Green Infrastructure

The Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Focus Area seeks to identify facilities and communities that are interested in working together to examine ideas, practices, and programs that will enhance their stormwater and green infrastructure initiatives. It will provide data sharing opportunities focusing on the design, cost, performance, maintenance, and communications aspects of green infrastructure programs and practices. 

Latest News

Aren't You Swale! - WaterWorld
There are numerous benefits both for and beyond water utilities that communities can acquire using green stormwater infrastructure. 

Urban Water Innovation Network (UWIN) 
The network, a consortium of academic institutions and key partners across the U.S., include research, engagement and educational programs that address challenges that threaten urban water systems.

Urban Water Innovation Network (UWIN) Overview Catalog 
The vision of UWIN is to build an enduring research network that fosters innovation of integrated urban water solutions and trains champions of innovation.

Green Infrastructure Report Released
EPA has released a new report, Enhancing Sustainable Communities with Green Infrastructure, to help communities develop a vision and a plan for green infrastructure that can transform their neighborhoods and bring multiple benefits. The report can be useful to local governments, water utilities, sewer districts, nonprofits, neighborhood groups, and others interested in innovative approaches to managing stormwater to reduce flooding and bring other environmental, public health, social, and economic benefits. Read the report.