Performance and Effectiveness of Green Infrastructure Stormwater Management Approaches in the Urban Context: A Philadelphia Case Study

EPA awarded five grants to research the performance and effectiveness of green infrastructure practices at the urban watershed-level in the Philadelphia area. Green infrastructure uses landscape changes like rain gardens, green roofs, native plants, big trees and rain barrels to reduce the amount of polluted stormwater that runs off into nearby water bodies.

Request for Applications closing date: January 8, 2013

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Identifier Abstract Principal Investigator Institution Grant Amount PROJECT PERIOD Project Start Date Project End Date Extended End Date State
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1 R835554
Grant
Enabling Citizens and Owners to Invest in Green Infrastructure in Philadelphia Hsu, David H.
Landis, John  
University of Pennsylvania $1,000,000   November 01, 2013 -
October 31, 2015
(Extended to October 31, 2017)  
November 01, 2013   October 31, 2015  
October 31, 2017  
PA  
2 R835555
Grant
Performance and Effectiveness of Urban Green Infrastructure: Maximizing Benefits at the Subwatershed Scale through Measurement, Modeling, and Community-Based Implementation McGarity, Arthur E
Heckert, Megan
Welty, Claire
Szalay, Shandor
Rosan, Christina
Hobbs, Benjamin F.  
Swarthmore College, AKRF, Inc., Temple University, The Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland - Baltimore County $1,000,000   October 01, 2013 -
September 30, 2017
(Extended to September 30, 2018)  
October 01, 2013   September 30, 2017  
September 30, 2018  
PA  
3 R835556
Grant
Next Generation Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure Stormwater Control Measures in Support of Philadelphia's Green City Clean Waters Initiative Traver, Robert
Clayton, Garrett M
Welker, Andrea
Wadzuk, Bridget
Smith, Virginia
Shin, Hyeon-Shic
Sen, Siddhartha
Sanders, Tonya
Hunter, James
Eisenman, Sasha W  
Villanova University, Morgan State University, Temple University $1,000,000   September 01, 2013 -
August 31, 2017
(Extended to August 31, 2018)  
September 01, 2013   August 31, 2017  
August 31, 2018  
PA  
4 R835557
Grant
An Integrated Strategy to Improve Green Infrastructure Approaches in the Urban Context: A Philadelphia Case Study Featherstone, Jeffrey
Toran, Laura
Mandarano, Lynn
Caplan, Joshua
Weir, Mark
Van Aken, Benoit
Ryan, Robert
Nyquist, Jonathan
Meenar, M.
Eisenmann, Sasha  
Temple University, Morgan State University, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University $999,995   October 01, 2013 -
September 30, 2018  
October 01, 2013   September 30, 2018     PA  
5 R835558
Grant
Taking it to the Streets: Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Philadelphia Communities Ballestero, Thomas P   University of New Hampshire - Main Campus $992,759   October 01, 2013 -
September 30, 2017
(Extended to September 30, 2020)  
October 01, 2013   September 30, 2017  
September 30, 2020  
NH  



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