Monday, February 23, 2009

Commissioner Aggie Stackhaus - Parks & Rec- February 22, 2009

Listen to Deb O'Bannon discuss how Kansas City's Parks & Recreation has embraced the implementation of green solutions in park properties with Commissioner Aggie Stackhaus. Listen to the podcast.

Related Links: Kauffman Center; Boulevard System; KC Parks Star Insert 2009

Monday, February 16, 2009

Porous Concrete - February 15, 2009

Listen as Deb O’Bannon discusses the role of green solutions, including porous concrete, in reducing stormwater runoff, with a nationally-recognized porous concrete expert and UMKC Civil Engineering professor, Dr. John Kevern, LEED. Dr. Kevern discussed the structure and applicability of porous concrete and other porous paving solutions. Listen to the podcast. See more on winter performance of porous concrete.
Related Pictures: Porous Pavement Installation; Porous Pavement Parking Lot

Monday, February 2, 2009

Kansas City Overflow Control Program (OCP) - February 2, 2009

Deb O'Bannon spoke with Terry Leeds, P.E., manager of the Kansas City, MO Water Services Department's Overflow Control Program. We spoke about the history of sewers in Kansas City and the recent focus on correcting the combined sewer infrastructure. The map shows all the US municipalities which have combined sewers (772 cities and towns.) This interview was recorded in two parts -- the concluding segment was aired on 2/15/09. Listen to the podcast.