Understanding EPA Stormwater Rules: How Will New Proposal Impact Development? Webinar with LOCUS

LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors will host an online webinar to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's forthcoming regulations on stormwater management. The webinar features Nancy Stoner, Acting Assistant Administrator of the EPA's Water Office, who will discuss the for... read more »

New Rainwater-in-Context Photos

We just received some great photos from CNU Member Alan Cunningham detailing a project with our Rainwater-in-Context Initiative.  Alan visited bumpouts near the Water Works Museum in Boston, designed to capture rainwater runoff and return it to the natural environment. You can find the picture... read more »

Rainwater-In-Context at StormCon 2011

Stormwater professionals from across the continent gathered at the annual North American Surface Water Quality Conference, also known as StormCon, in Anaheim during late August.  Congress for the New Urbanism’s members came out in force as key presenters at this conference, which brings toge... read more »

Rainwater-In-Context Initiative Members Published in Stormwater Magazine

CNU members and contributors to the Rainwater-In-Context Initiative, Jim Dumont and Kim Stephens have just been published in the most recent issue of Stormwater Magazine. Their article, “Rainwater Management in a Watershed Context” is a thoughtful review of the divergent goals of rainwater manag... read more »

Vibrant Cities, Urban Forests

When most people hear the phrase "urban forest," images of places like New York's Central Park or San Francisco's Golden Gate Park come to mind. Those great green places are indeed part of the urban forest fabric, but equally important to a city is the way it treats its everyday spaces with green in... read more »