Presentations from local and national communities discussing the effectiveness of established green infrastructure and potential for expansion of those practices.

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Ann Arbor Stormwater Policy for Public Streets 

Policy discussion on stormwater management for public streets to improve, advance, enable, and standardize sustainable stormwater management.  This presentation examines green street efforts around the county to determine what elements would be desirable and feasible for the city.  Read full presentation (PDF)

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Road Projects Stormwater Treatments

May 16, 2013 - City of Ann Arbor

Discusses recent applications of permeable paving materials (on Willard Street, in a Burns Park Alley, and Fourth Avenue) as well as use of weirs and bioretention in locations throughout the City of Ann Arbor. Read the full Road Projects Report (PDF).

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City Hall & 15th District Court Project

Overview of construction of the updated Larcom City Hall in Ann Arbor and it impact on the City. Read the full City of Ann Arbor Municipal Center - City Hall and 15th District Court  Project Overview, Infiltration Methods, Successes and Lessons Learned (PDF) report.

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Design Workshop Presentation

The Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner is currently revising the Design Standards for development in the County. Read the full New Stormwater Rules, Washtenaw County - Design Workshop Presentation - Principles Applied to Malletts Creek Report (PDF).

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Green Alleys & Streets: Are They Working

August 25, 2013 - APWA Congress

Read the full Green Alleys & Streets: Are They Working?Report (PDF).

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Integrated Site Stormwater

Presentation with photos of several sites where stormwater management has been integrated into operation of the facility. Read the full Integrated Site Stormwater (PDF) report.

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Design & Construction of Porous Pavements in Puyallup, Washington

Presentation by Mark A. Palmer, P.E., LEED AP, Stormwater Engineer, City of Puyallup, Washington. Read the full Design and Construction of Porous Pavements in the City of Puyallup, Washington (PDF) report.

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Sustainable Stormwater Management in Road Environments

Read the full Sustainable Stormwater Management in Road Environments: Porous Asphalt for Local Roads report (PDF).