MON-D07: Evaluating Pittsburgh’s Green First Project Portfolio at Regional and Neighborhood Scales

Start Date
10/22/2018
End Date
10/22/2018
Description
Learn how Pittsburgh is building a business case for investing in stormwater management to address combined sewer outflows, localized flooding, and water quality issues with regional and neighborhood-scale projects. Learn how the city’s "Green First" approach is planning, evaluating, and prioritizing implementation across its 30 priority sewersheds.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn how a major city used a green infrastructure approach to address regional stormwater management while still meeting the EPA’s CSO Control Policy of 85% combined sewage capture. 2. Hear perspectives from the City, an engineering firm and a landscape architecture firm who have been involved in creating and executing the Plan across 13,700 acres and 30 high-priority sewersheds. 3. Learn how triple bottom line cost benefit analysis (TBL-CBA) quantified the benefits, in dollar terms, of a GI approach - for both regional planning purposes and neighborhood-level project execution. 4. Hear how PWSA will initiate projects in 6 high-priority watersheds while establishing programs that engage stakeholders throughout the city.
Instructors
Megan Zeigler, ASLA; Tom Batroney, PE; Greg Scott, PE; John F.. Williams, ASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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