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  1. Examining Stormwater Best Management Practices at Industrial Sites

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 18 Jun 2015

    and sanitation systems; and rainwater prevention and displacement techniques such as green infrastructure and low - impact development that are all effective in mitigating stormwater challenges. Moreover, they include upgraded regulatory programs

  2. Planned Sustainability: The Greening of Water Infrastructure

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 15 Apr 2015

    Biofiltration swale. Photo courtesy of King County. On the stormwater side, the department has implemented low - impact development requirements for new projects in unincorporated parts of the county. "The goal is to disperse the amount of

  1. Innovyze announces worldwide support for EPANET, SWMM software

    Online Articles

    Thu, 2 Apr 2015

    As for SWMM, with the recent inclusion of hydrologic performance of specific types of green infrastructure low impact development (LID) controls, the model can be used to consider both grey infrastructure approaches (e.g., pipes, tunnels

  2. Combined Sewer Solutions: Sustainable Infrastructure Initiative Merges Green, Gray Development to Reduce CSOs in Ohio Watershed

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 9 Sep 2014

    water and wastewater industry, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) is proving that low - impact development (LID) is a practicable and cost-effective solution. Illustration of the Lick Run VCS along a recreational

  3. Bridging the Gap: Blue Infrastructure Helps Mitigate Rift Between Green, Gray Development

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

    wetlands and rain gardens, is gathering increasing support and exchange of ideas through movements such as low impact development (LID) in the U.S., sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) in the UK and Water Sensitive Urban Design in Australia

  4. Calculating the Costs: Utilities Highlight Need for Rate Hikes, Investment in Infrastructure Development

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 8 Dec 2013

    necessity as utilities comply with regulations. But by managing their assets, engaging the public and investing in low - impact development , utilities will be poised to gain and preserve the trust and understanding of the public and their local communities

  5. WWEMA 2013: State of water utility sector, business of water discussed at annual meeting

    Online Articles

    Fri, 15 Nov 2013

    World Water: Stormwater , Autumn 2013, p. 10). Many communities are looking at green infrastructure and low - impact development to mitigate stormwater runoff by means of infiltration, reuse and evapotranspiration. Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago

  6. * One Water Leadership Summit 2013 - Module Six

    Continued Education

    Mon, 11 Nov 2013

    permit aggressively promotes a multi-benefit watershed-based compliance approach, numerical standards, Low Impact Development , and an array of protective measures. Presenters: Shahram Kharaghani, Program Manager, L.A. Bureau of Sanitation

  7. Stormwater management technology helps protect, improve WA watersheds

    Online Articles

    Fri, 21 Jun 2013

    effective solution for keeping their watersheds healthy. The area of the state has been a longtime practitioner in low - impact development approaches for stormwater management. The Silva Cell , developed by DeepRoot, is an underground frame that

  8. Product Focus: Drainage by Design - New Software Helps Shape Green Infrastructure

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2013

    Green Infrastructure enthusiasts have been designing and installing Low Impact Development (LID) features in drainage for 15 years or more as a way to manage stormwater. Whether Bioretention or Permeable Paving or Green

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