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Green Infrastructure


The green infrastructure page on our website has been updated!

Every year, 27 billion gallons of raw sewage and polluted stormwater flows into New York City’s waterways via combined sewer overflows. Why does this happen and how can we stop it?

If you’re interested in learning the difference between "green" and "grey" approaches to stormwater management, a diagram explaining the mechanics of a combined sewer overflow outfall, or a map of green infrastructure installations in the Bronx, be sure to check out this page.


About the Bronx River Alliance

The Bronx River Alliance is a coordinated voice for the river that works in partnership to protect, improve and restore the Bronx River corridor so that it can be a healthy ecological, recreational, resource for the communities through which it flows.

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