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Extreme Events

Climate change is expected to bring more severe rainfall events to Pittsburgh. Participants experiment with green infrastructure options to ease the pressure on city sewer systems.

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Topics

  • Built Infrastructure
  • Ecology
  • Extreme Weather
  • Water

Documents

How to Get this Kit

If you would like to borrow a CUSP climate change education kit, contact Pat McShea at McSheaP@CarnegieMNH.org. Please make requests at least one week in advance. Loans may be scheduled up to two months in advance.

Big Questions

  • How does green infrastructure help cities cope with extreme rainstorms?
  • What type of green infrastructure is most effective?

User Reviews

Share how you used this kit with the CUSP team! Email us at LyonM@CarnegieMNH.org.

Learn More

Learn more about water management in Pittsburgh at 3 Rivers Wet Weather and StormWorks Pittsburgh