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6 Plastics You Can Do Without

By Emily Hamilton

There are over 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating around the ocean, and that’s depressing. In celebration of World Oceans Day, let’s talk about a couple superfluous plastics we can all do without.

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Local Lunch in the City of Brotherly Love

By Brent Weinstock

Philadelphia’s motto is the City of Brotherly Love. Coined by William Penn, the English Quaker, who envisioned the area as a place where anyone, of any color or background, could live together in peace and harmony. There are so many inclusive activities in and around the Philadelphia area, you’ll have a tough time deciding how to spend your time away from ACE. However, you can take a moment on your lunch break to explore this internationally known city.

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Green Infrastructure: The Future of Stormwater Management in Urban Areas

By Sara Shaw

In response to rising awareness of the importance of managing the planet’s limited water resources, there has been a growing trend in urban areas towards the development of green infrastructure projects designed to capture stormwater for reuse on both public and private properties.  Incorporating water projects such as green infrastructure and stormwater reuse into our existing infrastructure framework can strengthen the dependability and flexibility of our water systems.   Furthermore, according to the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit education and research organization, the implementation of these water management practices is likely to generate value in the real estate industry.  Across the US, a number of forward-looking cities are already adopting green infrastructure practices, including Boston, Tampa, Washington DC, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco. 

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America's Wet and Wild Frontier: Water Solutions in the Northwest

By Emily Hamilton

Now that Q1 2017 is in the books, our content team has put together summaries of regional activity across the country. If you want to know what to expect in your territory for next quarter, or are looking to expand into a new region, check our blog! We're releasing a regional summary everyday this week and next! Today's blog covers Region Seven: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.

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Troubled Waters: Water Issues on the Gulf Coast

By Erin Butler

SplashLink is now providing readers with quarterly reports, tracking the pulse of water and wastewater projects and funding across the country. These reports will summarize projects, funding, and newsworthy events happening in all 50 states. Check back every day this week for a new and exciting report and stay in the know for your territories! Today we take a look at Region Three: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

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