26 Nov '11, 12am

Nashville makes it rain - into barrels.

Nashville makes it rain - into barrels.

My colleagues in the NRDC Water Program have been talking a lot this week about our new report, Rooftops to Rivers II , which shows how communities across the country are using green infrastructure techniques to stop water pollution. That’s because the report provides such a fantastic resource for communities across the country who are looking for information on these innovative techniques. It provides case studies for 14 cities that all can be considered green infrastructure leaders, using a six-point “Emerald City Scale” to identify which key strategies each city is using to become cleaner and greener. Two of the communities profiled in the report, Nashville and the Rouge River watershed (which includes Detroit), are showing the rest of the country how green infrastructure can be used to solve a city’s unique water management problems. In Nashville , last year’s catastro...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/rhammer/new_nrdc_report...

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