San Antonio Riverwalk
San Antonio Riverwalk

Water

Water is a subtopic of Infrastructure.

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Recent

  • Research Report

To help local communities address the increased flooding expected from sea-level rise and more frequent extreme weather events, the Georgetown Climate Center designed a model sea-level rise ordinance to provide local governments with a template…

  • Research Report

Coastal communities are in need of practical tools to aid in adapting to sea-level rise. Inter-jurisdictional cooperation and legal maneuvering may be required to protect existing and planned development, infrastructure, and ecological resources…

  • Case Studies & Practices

Comprehensive community planning represents the most effective tool available for the implementation of a green infrastructure network. Requirements for community comprehensive plans vary from state to state, and certain regions within states,…

  • Research Report

A Complete Streets approach redefines what a street is intended to do, what goals a transportation agency is going to meet, and how the community will spend its transportation money. It breaks down the traditional separation of 'highways,' '…

Green City Center
Green City Center
  • CitiesSpeak

The residents of Flint, Michigan, have been unable to use their own taps for months – and now fears of Shigellosis make the need for congressional action more pressing than ever.

The recent…

levee
levee
  • CitiesSpeak

Many people believe that when their water or sewer service lines leak, break or clog, the repair is either the responsibility of the City or covered by their homeowner’s insurance. Unfortunately, neither is the case.

Myths about the cause…

repair pipe photo
repair pipe photo
  • CitiesSpeak

WaterNow Alliance is partnering with NLC to help cities implement a new paradigm that aligns water supply with sustainability.

This is a guest post by Cynthia Koehler.

Much of America’s urban water infrastructure is aging and in…

yosemite
yosemite
  • CitiesSpeak

As Councilmember Ron Nirenberg explains, San Antonio has made a number of strategic investments to diversify its water portfolio and ensure long-term water security.

 

A group of explorers enters the Edwards Aquifer in Texas,…

infocstructure
infocstructure
  • CitiesSpeak

Hundreds of mayors from cities around the nation have already thrown their hats into the ring to see who can be the most water-wise for 2016.

This is a guest post by Steve Creech.

While El Nino has delivered on at least part of its…

mayors
mayors
  • CitiesSpeak

Using the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, as a case study, here are three reasons why the presidential candidates need to pay attention to and address city priorities.

As the Republican and Democratic candidates…

drinking water
drinking water