Sewerage & Water Board Green Infrastructure Grantee Public Unveiling 2016
Community members and water enthusiasts alike are invited to this public showcase of the Sewerage and Water Board’s Green Infrastructure grantees, including current and past recipients.
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
4035 Washington Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) is committed to funding green infrastructure projects through its Green Infrastructure Grant Program. The 2015-2016 projects focus on installation of a green roof at SWBNO’s St. Joseph Street Administration Building and green infrastructure demonstration projects on public land. Community members and water enthusiasts alike are invited to this public showcase of the Sewerage and Water Board’s Green Infrastructure grantees, including current and past recipients.
6:00 – 6:30: Networking
6:30 – 6:40: Overview and Introduction
6:40 – 7:05: Updates from 2014-2015 Grantees
7:05 – 7:15: 2015-2016 Grantees showcase
7:15 – 8:00: Q&A and networking
Historic Faubourg Treme Association // St. Ann Street Raingardens
Tulane City Center // Hollygrove Green Line
Sankofa // Florida Avenue Learning Trail
Ripple Effect // Ripple Effect
Parkway Partners // Green Keepers
Louisiana Urban Stormwater Coalition // Educational Program
Groundwork New Orleans // Lower 9th Ward Earth Lab
Dana Brown & Associates // Central City Project
Hanging Gardens // Rabouin International High School GI Lab
Land Trust for Louisiana // The Water Effectiveness in Broadmoor
Selected Grantees: TBA
This event is a series in the Water Challenge, an initiative funded by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, supported by the Economic Development Administration, and generously sponsored by Entergy Corporation.