Philadelphia Turns Massive Stormwater Runoff Problem Into Economic Boost

Philadelphia Turns Massive Stormwater Runoff Problem Into Economic Boost

Environmental Leader

Philadelphia has long struggled with stormwater that sends massive amounts of polluted runoff into nearby rivers. Rather than spending nearly $10 billion it didn't have on a new 30-mile-long tunnel, the city is investing a fraction of that on thousands of “green” infrastructure sites.