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Urban Green Infrastructure Workshop

  • 26 Jul 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania

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This Spring, record-breaking rainfall throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania has brought stormwater management to the forefront of the public eye. From landslides to roadway flooding, many issues plague local communities during and after wet weather events. Green infrastructure can be a cost-effective and resilient solution to help manage the impacts of wet weather, while delivering environmental, social and economic benefits for communities.

The local EWRI – Pittsburgh chapter is partnering with representatives from the EWRI National Technical Councils focusing on Green Stormwater Infrastructure to provide national and local expertise on the following topics:

  • Low Impact Development (LID) / Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) in CSO Areas
  • Operation and Maintenance of GSI
  • Stormwater Management in the Ultra-Urban Environment

National and local speakers include:

Shirley Clark – Penn State University

Ruth Hocker – City of Lancaster

Rosanna LaPlante – City of Baltimore

Tim Prevost - ALCOSAN

Ryan Quinn - PWSA

Greg Scott – Buchart Horn, Inc.

Matt Zambelli – MLZDesign

Barton Kirk – Ethos Collaborative

Jordan Fischbach – RAND Corporation  


  • Who should attend: Water Quality/Environmental Professionals & Students, Civil/Water Resource Engineers, Green Infrastructure Professionals, Landscape Architects, Municipal & Government Officials, Watershed & Environmental Advocacy Groups
  • Cost: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members, $10 Students, $15 Government and Non-Profit Employees
  • Lunch Included
  • 4.0 PDH Certificate Upon Attendance



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