Water management http://wwno.org en This 7th Ward Skate Park Comes With A Water Management Plan http://wwno.org/post/7th-ward-skate-park-comes-water-management-plan <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">There are many ways to handle neighborhood flooding, beyond pumping stations and sewers.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.a2gov.org/government/communityservices/Parks-Recreation/play/Pages/Skatepark.aspx" target="_blank">Some cities</a>&nbsp;have realized that skate parks, of all places, can be used to manage water rather well. New Orleans’ new skate park is being designed as a water management tool.</em></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 12:58:48 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 61045 at http://wwno.org GNO, Inc. Water Plan Envisions Canals And Detention Ponds http://wwno.org/post/gno-inc-water-plan-envisions-canals-and-detention-ponds <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Business and political leaders joined with Dutch water experts in <a href="http://gnoinc.org/initiatives/the-greater-new-orleans-water-plan/" target="_blank">recommending a plan</a> that revamps the way the New Orleans region deals with storm water. It requires a major shift in how residents see water inside the levee system.</span></p><p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 43502 at http://wwno.org