Green Stormwater Infrastructure News and Events

The Detroit Stormwater Hub resources page is a collection of news and events designed to provide a comprehensive body of local information to support GSI work throughout Detroit.

The inclusion of any resource below is not an endorsement by DWSD or the of the City of Detroit. For official information on the Drainage Charge program, visit DWSD’s Drainage Charge page.

Green Giardino

Green Giardino

A summary of PizzaPlex's effort to implement green infrastructure in their parking lot in the form of an underground cistern.
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  • Pizza Plex
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  • Subsurface Detention

Vacant Lots Create Cleaner Water

Vacant Lots Create Cleaner Water

An overview of the bioretention basins installed in vacant lots in the Cody Rouge neighborhood and research being done there.
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  • UM-Water Center
  • AARP
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  • Bioretention

UM Water Center - Cody Rouge Bioretention Gardens

UM Water Center - Cody Rouge Bioretention Gardens

A summary of the UM Water Center's project of installation and research of bioretention basins in Detroit's Cody Rouge and Warrendale neighborhoods.
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  • UM-Water Center
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  • Bioretention

The Best Ideas of 2016

The Best Ideas of 2016

A top-ten list of the best and brightest notions from 2016, from the people and places around the world that are trying to solve problems. The list includes using vacant lots in Detroit for Green Stormwater Infrastructure.
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  • CITYLAB
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  • Bioretention
  • Residential Rain Garden

Six innovative American projects you should know about

Six innovative American projects you should know about

Six architectural and urban projects that are pushing the envelope, whether that’s through cutting-edge technology or unprecedented design strategies. The list includes using vacant lots in Detroit for Green Stormwater Infrastructure.
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  • The Architects Newspaper
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  • Bioretention
  • Residential Rain Garden

SciTech Now Episode 418

SciTech Now Episode 418

A video discussing the function and benefits of bioretention gardens in Detroit.
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  • PBS
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  • Bioretention
  • Residential Rain Garden

DWSD Sustainability and Improving the Quality of Detroit and Rouge Rivers

DWSD Sustainability and Improving the Quality of Detroit and Rouge Rivers

Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) Deputy Director & Chief Engineer Palencia Mobley, P.E. shares how our improved stormwater management efforts have made a positive impact on the quality of the Detroit and Rouge rivers.
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  • DWSD
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Viola Liuzzo Park is Revitalized for the Neighborhood and Stormwater Management

Viola Liuzzo Park is Revitalized for the Neighborhood and Stormwater Management

In honor of civil rights activist, Viola Liuzzo, the City of Detroit and public and private partners have revitalized Viola Liuzzo Park as a place for gathering, historic reflection, and to manage stormwater in the neighborhood.
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  • DWSD
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  • Bioretention