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2014—ICPI Celebrates 20 years in New Orleans Over 200 members and accompanying persons attended the black-tie, gala event at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in downtown New Orleans. Members presented a skit on the search for the perfect paver (the search continues) and danced to one of Big Easy’s finest bands. 2016—Largest PICP Project for Atlanta’s streets “ Permeable interlocking concrete pavers are a very effective solution for stormwater management, especially in highly urban areas with combined sewers that need capacity relief.” —Todd Hill, PE, Interim Deputy Commissioner City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management The City of Atlanta placed about 700,000 sf (65,032 m 2 ) of PICP to eliminate combined sewer overflows in neighborhoods near the downtown. The $66 million project eliminated flooding and loss of housing from a torrential rainstorm in 2012. The PICP was part of a large Southeast Atlanta Green Infrastructure program to eliminate flooding. Similar sized PICP street projects in Idaho and Iowa provided a precedent. ICPI created a case study on the Atlanta project that includes the highest endorsement: I C P I C O M M E M O R AT I V E P U B L I C AT I O N • 3 3 ICPI published a case study Atlanta’s PICP streets which was distributed by the City of Atlanta