Reduce Runoff: Slow It Down, Spread It Out, Soak It In.


Green techniques such as rain gardens, green roofs and rain barrels that help manage storm water runoff in a more sustainable manner.

Reduce Runoff:

Vídeo - Reduce Runoff: Slow It Down, Spread It Out, Soak It In.
Green techniques such as rain gardens, green roofs and rain barrels that help manage storm water runoff in a more sustainable manner.

Additional Information:

Wikipedia - Surface Runoff
Wikipedia’s definition for “Surface Runoff”.
Enlace Web - EPA’s Low Impact Development Website
LID is an approach to land development (or re-development) that works with nature to manage storm water as close to its source as possible. LID employs principles such as preserving and recreating natural landscape features, minimizing effective imperviousness to create functional and appealing site drainage that treat storm water as a resource rather than a waste product. There are many practices that have been used to adhere to these principles such as bio-retention facilities, rain gardens, v
Enlace Web - EPA’s Green Infrastructure Website
Green infrastructure is an approach to wet weather management that is cost-effective, sustainable, and environmentally friendly. Green Infrastructure management approaches and technologies infiltrate, evapotranspire, capture and reuse storm water to maintain or restore natural hydrologies.
Enlace Web - EPA’s GreenScapes Website
EPA's GreenScapes program provides cost-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for landscaping. Designed to help preserve natural resources and prevent waste and pollution, GreenScapes encourages companies, government agencies, other entities, and homeowners to make more holistic decisions regarding waste generation and disposal and the associated impacts on land, water, air, and energy use.


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