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Partnerships key in addressing aging stormwater infrastructure

On Sep 28, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Traditionally, stormwater infrastructure has taken a backseat to municipal concerns. But with 2020 registering as one of the wettest years on record, stormwater infrastructure is increasingly at the forefront of discussions, a @Corvias spokesperson writes. https://t.co/LfGkYXZyS3
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Public officials are realizing a viable and proven opportunity to answer water management challenges through community and private partnerships.

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On Sep 28, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Traditionally, stormwater infrastructure has taken a backseat to municipal concerns. But with 2020 registering as one of the wettest years on record, stormwater infrastructure is increasingly at the forefront of discussions, a @Corvias spokesperson writes. https://t.co/LfGkYXZyS3
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Partnerships key in addressing aging stormwater infrastructure

Partnerships key in addressing aging stormwater infrastructure

Public officials are realizing a viable and proven opportunity to answer water management challenges through community and private partnerships.

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