New Green Infrastructure Mitigates Stormwater Runoff

Urban Land Magazine | September 24, 2021

“The problem in many Great Lakes cities like Chicago is that they’re flat and old,” says Drew Williams-Clark, managing director for urban resilience for the Center for Neighborhood Technology, a Chicago-based national organization that aims to improve cities’ sustainability, resilience, and quality of life. “We have combined sewers where sewage and rainwater both flow. Often, they were based on rainwater modeling that is now completely outdated because of climate change.”

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Latest CNT Press Release

May 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Chicago, IL, May 21, 2019)

The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) announces that its founder and long-time visionary leader, Scott Bernstein, is stepping down from the organization effective September 30, 2019.

“Scott has had tremendous influence in making cities more equitable and more sustainable,” said CNT Board Chair Robert Henderson. “From his innovative ideas for handling water, energy, transportation, and other critical urban systems, to his collaboration with CNT staff in pioneering data analysis of underlying environmental and economic patterns in order to find sustainable solutions – in these and many other ways Scott has helped change the way cities function today, for all of us. Like so many others on the CNT board and staff, I am grateful for his extraordinary contributions.”

“I continue to believe in the importance of pursuing environmental sustainability and urban equity simultaneously, and I look... Read the rest of this Press Release »