Save the Rain http://waer.org en Downtown Bike Tour Shows Off Green Infrastructure http://waer.org/post/downtown-bike-tour-shows-green-infrastructure <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>About 30 people could be seen pedaling their bicycles around Onondaga County this weekend enjoying nature...but also learning about how green infrastructure is saving it.&nbsp; The Save the Rain program was showing off some of the things the county is doing in its Downtown Bike Tour.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:42:58 +0000 Chris Bolt 16882 at http://waer.org Downtown Bike Tour Shows Off Green Infrastructure Frustrated Businesses Coming Around on 'Save The Rain' Projects in Westcott http://waer.org/post/frustrated-businesses-coming-around-save-rain-projects-westcott <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The raindrops were falling this morning… and the newest “Save The Rain” Project was seeping it all up in the Westcott Neighborhood.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:52:08 +0000 Chris Bolt & John Smith 11021 at http://waer.org Frustrated Businesses Coming Around on 'Save The Rain' Projects in Westcott Walking Tour Shows Off Green Improvements http://waer.org/post/walking-tour-shows-green-improvements <p>More than 30 people spent the lunch hour today looking at rain gardens, bioswales, and porous pavement&nbsp; as part of a walking tour of downtown&rsquo;s green infrastructure sites.&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 04 Oct 2013 21:23:56 +0000 Giulia Vasconcelos & Brent Fox 8868 at http://waer.org Walking Tour Shows Off Green Improvements Onon County Taxpayers Will Pay More for 'Save the Rain' Projects http://waer.org/post/onon-county-taxpayers-will-pay-more-save-rain-projects <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Onondaga County taxpayers will be spending $2 million more this year on projects meant to keep rainwater from flooding the sewer system.&nbsp; The County Legislature approved the money for additional <a href="http://savetherain.us/">“Save the Rain”</a> projects…even though the program has its own budget. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 19:54:50 +0000 Chris Bolt 7396 at http://waer.org Onon County Taxpayers Will Pay More for 'Save the Rain' Projects "Save the Rain" Proposals Tabled...For Now http://waer.org/post/save-rain-proposals-tabledfor-now <p>Onondaga County lawmakers are holding off for now on funding any new “Save the Rain” projects.&nbsp; The Ways and Means Committee met today to discuss plans for $2 million worth of ‘installation and infiltration’ projects—or INI’s—to manage rainfall in suburban communities.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Legislator Casey Jordan says the projects sound promising, but he wants to know what it will cost the County to collect each gallon of rainwater.</p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:56:29 +0000 Scott Willis & Maria Catanzarite & Hannah Warren 6593 at http://waer.org "Save the Rain" Proposals Tabled...For Now