GNOF URBAN WATER SERIES

It originally funded a full-time director, which significantly increased its organizational capacity and has recently given operating support. New approaches to urban water management like green infrastructure and active groundwater management provide a path forward from our subsiding past. An expert on river, deltaic and coastal sedimentary processes, Mead Allison , Ph. Below are several examples of grants:. The basin studies are in support of research to examine the effects of large proposed river diversions. GNOF has funded a number of pilots programs which when scaled can help further build this movement among New Orleans residents. The final session, Creating Local Change: We learned that alongside these cities, New Orleans, a city that has long been defined by its relationship to water, can join their ranks by turning its water challenges into water assets.

New approaches to urban water management like green infrastructure and active groundwater management provide a path forward from our subsiding past. Want to know more? Below are several examples of grants:. GNOF has funded a number of pilots programs which when scaled can help further build this movement among New Orleans residents. In the fall of , the Foundation brought a diverse group of 26 city government, nonprofit and community leaders interested in water management issues to Austin, Philadelphia, and Milwaukee to experience firsthand how these cities scaled their green infrastructure and stormwater management strategies. This initiative has also allowed households to reduce their water bills and grocery bills. The Water Collaborative of the Greater New Orleans is the backbone organization for the water management sector locally.

This initiative has also allowed households to reduce their water bills and grocery bills. Phase 1 In the summer sriesthe Foundation invited national experts on green infrastructure and stormwater management from five vanguard U.

Yrban, GNOF, Surdna Foundation, and Kresge Foundation are funding an initiative to build climate-resilient and equitable neighborhoods in New Orleans through partnering with the Waterwise team and various community-based organizations, which educate residents about green infrastructure and stormwater management and help build neighborhood leadership in order to plan and implement green infrastructure initiatives within their neighborhood.

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New Orleans is located on ground that, at best, has been described as thick water.

Urban Water Series Culmination | Greater New Orleans Foundation

Turning urban water issues into urban water urbn. The Greater New Orleans Foundation, in partnership with the Urban Institute, thirty partner organizations, councilmembers, regional and civic leaders, as well as a gamut of dynamic community members celebrated the conclusion of the Urban Water Series this month, marking the end of a successful exploration of water management issues.

The work will not stop here.

Urban Living and Climate Change December 8, Our speakers include Roelof Stuurman of Deltares, an Amsterdam-based groundwater and hydrogeology expert, and Ubran Allison of The Water Institute of the Gulf, a river, deltaic and coastal sedimentary process expert.

New approaches to urban water management like green infrastructure and active groundwater management provide a path forward from our subsiding past.

Want to know more? The Greater New Orleans Foundation was thrilled to see such active participation by having over people attend each workshop, and over people signed up to receive information about the Urban Water Series.

Over the course of the summer, we heard from experts in the water management field from such vanguard cities as Houston, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Portland, and Washington D. Subscribe to Our Newsletter. During the lecture, speakers will give a general overview of subsidence and groundwater management. This initiative was started in Treme inwas launched in the 7th Ward neighborhood in and will be launched in the 9th Ward neighborhood in An expert on river, deltaic and coastal sedimentary processes, Mead AllisonPh.

We learned that alongside these cities, New Orleans, a city that has long been defined by its relationship to water, can join their ranks by turning its water challenges into water assets. The dialogue was passionate as both audience members and panelists discussed how some of the practices learned from other cities could be adopted in New Orleans.

In the fall ofthe Foundation brought a diverse group of 26 city government, nonprofit and community leaders interested in water management issues to Austin, Philadelphia, and Milwaukee to experience firsthand how these cities scaled their green infrastructure and stormwater management strategies.

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Urban Water Series: Strategies That Work | Greater New Orleans Foundation

GNOF served on the Technical Advisory team for this tool and helped train various stakeholders on its use. Technical Master Class — Manmade Natures: Additionally, each session was videotaped and can be viewed on the above web address or on YouTube. Given this, it has partnered with and invested in initiatives that helps build climate-resilient and equitable neighborhoods.

The basin studies are in support of research to examine the effects of large proposed river diversions.

Around people participated in these conversations. Action items were suggested, and these can all be viewed on our website in the resources section: Below are several examples of grants:. Since joining the Institute in earlyDr.

Urban Water Series Technical Master Class

Charles Avenue Technical Master Sdries Allison and his group have undertaken a series of observational in support of coastal restoration efforts for the State of Louisiana. Subscribe to Our Newsletter.

Join the Greater New Orleans Foundation and the City of New Orleans to learn about subsidence, groundwater, and how we can learn to both manage stormwater and preserve our soils. Watch for more information on how you ugban stay involved as New Orleans and the region takes its place in the national green infrastructure movement. In the summer ofthe Foundation invited national experts on green infrastructure and stormwater management from five vanguard U.

The evening lecture is free and open to the public. Below are several examples of grants: