Smart and connected stormwater systems

The city of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has turned to engineering research to tackle an issue facing many cities, aging stormwater infrastructure during a time of tight budgets, growing populations and more extreme weather. With support from the National Science Foundation, civil and environmental engineer Branko Kerkez and a team at the University of Michigan are building a new generation of smart and connected stormwater systems, and they’re testing them out in Ann Arbor and other locations around the country. These retrofits are autonomous technologies that help the older systems perform better during storm events.

Provided by National Science Foundation

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