As large landowners in cities, universities are uniquely positioned to be leaders in innovative stormwater practices and to leverage the regulatory environment for implementation. This panel explores the challenges and opportunities of stormwater management on three urban campuses Tulane, Georgetown, and the University of Hawaii at Mānoa.
Learn about the specific opportunities and challenges for stormwater innovation on campuses in urban contexts.
Discuss how contemporary thinking about stormwater management and BMPs challenges traditional civil engineering approaches.
Learn from case studies of three universities leading stormwater innovation in their respective cities: Tulane (New Orleans), Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), and the University of Hawaii at Mānoa (Honolulu).
Understand how the regulatory environment can be leveraged to facilitate the implementation of landscapes with both programmatic and stormwater functions.