The Critical Role Surface Water Resources Play in Urban Revitalization

To create more livable, walkable and resilient urban centers, WSP USA collaborates with city leaders to find ways to improve, maintain and protect their water assets.

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A park in downtown Portland, Oregon provides a drainage basin for surface water management, as well as a natural public area.

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Vancouver Waterfront Park features a scenic pier, plazas, extension of a public trail, performance area and an urban beach along the Columbia River.

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WSP is part of the team designing Waterfront Seattle, a program that is creating lively public space, while also addressing stormwater management needs in the area.

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The Los Angeles River flows alongside the abandoned railroad freight yard that will be the future home of Taylor Yard River Park.

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San Diego County Green Streets guides developers and county staff in understanding needs for redevelopment or retrofitting of existing paved roads, streets or alleys.