School of Environmental Design
Center for Sustainable Communities
The Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC) develops and promotes new approaches to protect and preserve quality of life through sustainable development.
We act as a resource for government agencies, community organizations, and developers, providing objective information and services to improve decision-making relative to land use and water resources planning and development.
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T-Vssi Logo Temple-Villanova Sustainable Stormwater Initiative
Temple University’s Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC) and Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership (VUSP) is long-term partnership that combines the strengths of both research centers creating an interdisciplinary organization to demonstrate stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs), to conduct research, and to conduct a broad outreach program focusing on regional stormwater management.
New Project Reports
(DRAFT) Flooding and Stormwater Management Plan for Ambler Area Watersheds
October 27, 2014
The final report (draft version) of the Ambler Area Watersheds study is available now! Please click on the following link to view/download a pdf report (12 MB). Comments or feedback should be sent to us within the next four weeks, by Monday, November 24, 2014. Please send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your time.
Wissahickon Creek Watershed Act 167 Plan
April 2014 (revised November 2014)
Appendix A (Stormwater Ordinance)
Appendix B (Zip file)
Appendix C (Zip file)
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