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  1. 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

  2. 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

  1. 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

  2. * 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

  3. 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

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

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    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

  5. Out in the Open: Creating a Stormwater Park in the Heart of a Community

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    specializing in residential and commercial projects. He is a nationally recognized expert in the application of Low Impact Development strategies, particularly in the development of LID regulations for municipalities.

  6. Best Management Practices (BMPs): The Maintenance Element

    Online Articles

    Sun, 17 Mar 2013

    quality concerns BMP testing, design, proper approvals and new regulations to implement green infrastructure and low impact development . Perhaps the conversation ought to be about how all of this will fail if no one is willing to do the hard work

  7. Elections and Their Potential Impact on Water

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Oct 2012

    wastewater and stormwater utilities. The agency has also developed a special focus on use of Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development for managing water in urban environments. If Obama wins reelection and Democrats retain control of at least one

  8. Green infrastructure dialogue to continue at national leadership conference in Cincinnati

    Online Articles

    Thu, 27 Sep 2012

    Arbor Day Foundation, Association of Clean Water Administrators, Denver Botanic Gardens, Green for All, Low Impact Development Center, National Association of Clean Water Agencies, Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition, The Conservation