Presentations & Case Studies

Presentations and Case Studies from local communities and around the country, discussing effectiveness of established green infrastructure and potential for expansion of those practices.


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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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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.

Staying Green Cover Page

Staying Green

By American Rivers

Examples of green infrastructure from the Chesapeake Bay area, specifically related to long-term maintenance of green elements. Read the full Staying Green: Strategies to Improve Operations and Maintenance of Green Infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed (PDF) report.

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Case Study: Pringle Creek Green Streets

Stormwater Solutions 

Read the full Case Study: Pringle Creek Green Streets (PDF), from Salem, Oregon, 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).

Construction with pervious pavement

Street Construction with Pervious Pavement

A report on a project in which pervious pavement was installed. Read the full North Gay Avenue, Portland, Oregon - Street Construction with Pervious Pavement Report (PDF).


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Philadelphia Water Department - Green City, Clean Waters

"Philadelphia's 25-year plan to protect and enhance our watersheds by managing stormwater with innovative green infrastructure." Read the full Philadelphia Water Department - Green City, Clean Waters report.


Water on pavement

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).

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Life Cycle Porous Pavement / Street Maintenance Costs 

Read the full Life Cycle Porous Pavement / Street Maintenance Costs - Table and Graph report (PDF).

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