The New York City College of Technology’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center is holding one if its Breakfast Talks on Friday, May 8th, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., and it may be of interest to people concerned about the future of the Gowanus Canal and New York City’s coastal waters. Here are the details, from BWRC’s promotional materials:
Capturing Stormwater Runoff Along the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway
• Can resiliency and recreation mix?
• Can the new Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway help protect Brooklyn from the next Sandy?
• Can the new greenway contribute to a cleaner harbor?
The answer to each is yes! Come learn about the recently released Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway Stormwater Management Plan that details how the building of stormwater infrastructure during the construction of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway can contribute to protecting the waterfront from coastal flooding as occured during Superstorm Sandy.
Speaking will be Milton Puryear, co-founder of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative.
The event is free, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged.
New York City College of Technology
300 Jay Street