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by CNT

As storms become increasingly destructive, homes and businesses face a heightened risk of urban flooding, even when they aren’t located in formally designated floodplains. CNT’s RainReady program offers innovative, cost-effective solutions to keep properties dry and help communities stay resilient...Read more

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by Chicago Metropolian Agency for Planning (CMAP) and CNT

In 2012, over 22 billion gallons of Lake Michigan water, worth between an estimated $64 million and $147 million, were lost to leaky, aging infrastructure. CNT and CMAP studied the water loss control techniques used by Lake Michigan water suppliers...Read more

by US EPA

The Economic Benefits of Green Infrastructure: A Case Study of Lancaster, PA offers real world evidence that green infrastructure (such as rain gardens, permeable pavement, and bioinfiltration installations) can be an effective, sustainable and budget-friendly approach to help manage stormwater...Read more

by CNT

Like every other state, Georgia’s underground system of pipes is aging. But Georgia has become a leader in the national push for improved water loss control. The success of Georgia’s program provides an effective blueprint for other states and agencies...Read more

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by CNT

Every day, nearly six billion gallons of expensive, treated water is simply lost. Why? Crumbling infrastructure. Leaky, aging pipes and outdated systems are wasting an estimated 14 to 18 percent of our nation’s daily water use. At the same time,...Read more

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by CNT

First-of-its-kind analysis that combines insurance and FEMA claims data, property owner surveys, and GIS mapping of flooding in an urban environment. Part of a first phase of research at CNT on the prevalence and cost of flooding to property owners—such...Read more

by CNT, American Rivers, The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

The guide provides a framework for the long term and predictable implementation of green infrastructure. The concepts were developed around actual on-the-ground work done in Grand Rapids, MI and Milwaukee, WI.Read more

by CNT

This survey report provides a baseline of current water loss practices and policies among water supply utilities that can be used to support collaboration in developing strategies for improvement.Read more

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by CNT

The “Smart Water for Smart Regions” initiative offers a blueprint for the responsible and sustainable utilization of water in the Great Lakes states.Read more

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by CNT

The purpose of this survey is to develop an understanding of the effect of flooding on Great Lakes cities and to identify strategies to manage the problem. By providing a baseline of practices and policies among municipal stormwater/sewer utilities, the...Read more

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