Finalists Of 2019 Excellence In Green Stormwater Infrastructure Awards In Philadelphia Region Announced

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia recently announced the finalists of the 2019 Excellence in Green Stormwater Infrastructure Awards.  The winners will be recognized at a special celebration on May 23 in Philadelphia.

The awards celebrate and elevate green stormwater infrastructure projects and innovations, the triple bottom line (TBL) benefits of a nature-based approach to stormwater management, and the partners who bring these projects to life in the Greater Philadelphia Area.

The winners in each of the three categories are--

-- Public Projects: Built projects managed in large part by a public agency and/or on public property (municipal, state, federal)--

-- Chester Arthur Schoolyard – SALT Design Studio

-- Panati Playground – Gilmore & Associates, Inc.

-- Andorra Creek Floodplain Restoration Project– T&M Associates

-- Private Projects: Built projects managed in large part by private entity and/or on private property--

-- Nature’s Sanctuary – West Laurel Hill Cemetery

-- Drexel’s Perelman & Korman Quad –Meliora Design

-- Innovation: Processes, programs or technology that break new ground, by applying information, ingenuity, and initiative to significantly advance GSI’s impact

-- The Community Academy of Philadelphia – ISS

-- The Kelly Green Project – Asarum LandDesign

-- WikiWatershed – Stroud Water Research Center

-- Climate-Smart Cities – Trust for Public Land

-- Green Infrastructure Living Laboratory – Philadelphia Water Department/Drexel University

For more information on the Awards and the celebration, visit the SBN’s 2019 Excellence In GSI Awards Ceremony webpage.

(Photo: Green Infrastructure Living Laboratory, Philadelphia Water Dept. and Drexel University.)


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