Gallery: Pratt Institute Kicks Off Green Infrastructure Professional Ed...

As extreme weather events become more common and unpredictable, urban centers like New York City are presented with a prime opportunity to update aging infrastructure to better deal with flooding, contamination and other ramifications of increased climactic activity. As an alternative to standard wastewater treatment plants that are not able to contain wet weather events and run the risk of incidents leading to contamination, various experts have coalesced into an urban Green Infrastructure movement to implement green infrastructure into our city’s water systems. To help achieve this, Pratt Institute’s Urban Environmental Systems Management Program and NYC Soil And Water Conservation District have joined Pratt Continuing and Professional Studies to offer Green Systems Clean Water, a two-part fundamentals course in urban Green Infrastructure.

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