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Scott Horsley, "From Gray to Green Infrastructure"

Hydrologist Scott Horsley discusses green infrastructure as the new tool of water harvesting in urban areas and other settled landscapes.

Presented at the Restoring Water Cycles to Reverse Global Warming conference October 16th-18th, 2015 at Tufts University.

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Scott Horsley, "From Gray to Green Infrastructure"

  1. 1. Green Infrastructure: Alternative Approaches to Ecosystem and Water Resources Restoration Scott Horsley Horsley Witten Group, Inc.- Founder and Partner Tufts University – Adjunct Faculty
  2. 2. Photo Copyright 1999, Center for Watershed Protection
  3. 3. Alternative cul-de-sac
  4. 4. NYC GI Design Criteria
  5. 5. 11
  6. 6. Stormwater Planters • Vegetative uptake of stormwater pollutants • Pretreatment for suspended solids before they reach water- treatment facilities • Aesthetically pleasing • Reduction of peak discharge rate
  7. 7. 18
  8. 8. NYC GI Design Criteria
  9. 9. ROW Bioswale – Site Photos
  10. 10. Water Table Map With Groundwater Flow Arrows Horsley Witten
  11. 11. Preserved Historic Sandwich Road
  12. 12. Horsley Witten
  13. 13. Zone II
  14. 14. WWTP Zone II
  15. 15. WWTP Zone II Interceptor/Irrigation Wells