Green stormwater infrastructure is popular with landscape architects. While cities are faced with multi-billion-dollar combined sewer overflow consent decrees, is anyone advocating for constructed wetlands as part of an integrated water treatment strategy? It’s time to expand our GSI vocabulary and look beyond bioswales and rain gardens.
Learn about the magnitude of the dilemma cities are facing in dealing with CSOs and meeting current regulations, and discuss the benefits and challenges of incorporating natural/nature-based solutions to address CSOs.
Learn, through case studies, about scalable green infrastructure strategies for treating CSOs and wastewater that can also be integrated into the genre of multifunctional landscapes.
Gain insight into benefits of a “treatment train” and “urban acupuncture” approach to CSO and wastewater treatment.
Explore if the data supports using nature-based solutions for preventing shit from flowing downhill.