University Of Pennsylvania’s “Green” Work of Art

Sep 13

University Of Pennsylvania’s “Green” Work of Art

The University of Pennsylvania has been both resourceful and innovative in the creation of sustainable “green” projects. Within the last decade, collaborators formed an outstretched area of land intended for use by the Penn community, named Shoemaker Green. This 2.75-acre park on the campus, resembles a large bathtub in design and is multi-faceted in...

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Drexel University Leads Intriguing Rainwater Study

Mar 11

Drexel University Leads Intriguing Rainwater Study

The process of collecting and using roof runoff, which is also referred to as rainwater harvesting, has been a noteworthy topic among urban planners and water managers over the last couple decades.  A study, conducted by Drexel University’s environmental engineers, indicates that if homeowners had a way to collect and store the rain falling on their roofs, they...

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Philadelphia Funds Stormwater Projects for Property Owners

Feb 12

Philadelphia Funds Stormwater Projects for Property Owners

The city of Philadelphia has approved a Stormwater Management Incentive Program Grant. Only non-residential properties are eligible for the (SMIP) grant funds. Applicants must be owners of the property or have permission from the property owner(s). The applicant cannot be an agency with the City of Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or any United States...

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