On March 2, the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water; Washington, D.C.) released a video about the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). NGICP sets national certification standards for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers.

The video’s release follows the certification of NGICP’s inaugural class of professionals in January 2017.

DC Water CEO George Hawkins says in the video, “A dollar invested in green infrastructure, is probably the best dollar an agency can spend.” He added that using green infrastructure “an incredible people project” that requires communities, trained GI professionals, and dedicated water sector partners.

Green infrastructure not only protects water quality, it also uniquely engages people in the process. NGICP helps to prepare people to perform jobs in the construction, inspection and maintenance of green infrastructure.

Learn more about the program at www.ngicp.org