Lick Run http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati to help lead national water discussion http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-help-lead-national-water-discussion <p>The Executive Director of Greater Cincinnati Water Works and the Metropolitan Sewer District, Tony Parrot, will participate in a national discussion on U.S. water infrastructure Wednesday in Washington D.C.</p><p>Parrot joins the U.S. EPA's Nancy Stoner, Veolia Water North America and Mark Strauss with American Waterin the <a href="http://thevalueofwater.org/" target="_blank">Value of Water Coalition's </a>national panel discussion to help other communities deal with crumbling water and wastewater infrastructure.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 26666 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati to help lead national water discussion New urban waterway to make South Fairmount flow better http://wvxu.org/post/new-urban-waterway-make-south-fairmount-flow-better <p>In the next few years, Westside residents&nbsp;will get some relief from flooding and sewer runoff.</p><p>Demolition is underway in South Fairmount for what will become a green space to capture rainwater, hold it back and not let it get into the combined sewer right away.</p><p><strong>The problem</strong></p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 18528 at http://wvxu.org New urban waterway to make South Fairmount flow better Federal officials praise Cincinnati's green initiatives http://wvxu.org/post/federal-officials-praise-cincinnatis-green-initiatives <p>A trio of deputies from the Environmental Protection Agency, Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Transportation toured sites along Cincinnati's proposed streetcar route Thursday. They're checking out sustainability projects such as rain gardens and housing developments.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:13:53 +0000 Tana Weingartner 7916 at http://wvxu.org Federal officials praise Cincinnati's green initiatives