Presentations and Case Studies from local communities and around the country, discussing effectiveness of established green infrastructure and potential for expansion of those practices.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
"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 or visit their webpage.
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.