Earlier this year, the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) awarded the Envision Platinum Award to the Southport project. This is West Sacramento’s first Envision award and the nineteenth Envision-verified project in California. The Envision sustainable infrastructure framework assesses project sustainability across five categories: Quality of Life, Leadership, Resource Allocation, Natural World, and Climate and Resilience. These key areas contribute to positive social, economic, and environmental impacts on a community during the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure projects. cbec, and the team of talented firms and organizations that brought the Southport Multi-Objective Flood Control and Habitat Restoration Project to fruition, could not be more proud!
Read the full press release here.
The Southport Levee Improvement Project provides an intriguing design. The restoration of land to allow natural infiltration of stormwater provides both functional and environmental benefits to the community,” said Melissa Peneycad, ISI’s Managing Director. “As a Platinum award-winning project, this sustainable project truly presents innovation and best practices in its balanced delivery of environmental, social, and economic values.