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Posts Tagged ‘Water Quality

I just finished reading an interesting article over at, which covers two projects that are dedicated to the improvement of stormwater quality in Los Angeles County. The first project uses the area below a recreational park to collect and infiltrate water, which maintains water quality while recharging the local groundwater: At the northern, upstream [...]

29 Sep, 2008

LID – Low-Impact Development

Posted by: Skylar In: Stormwater

Low-impact development is an approach to stormwater management where the watershed under post-development conditions is made as close as possible to the pre-development properties.  This requires the stormwater design to include various methods that manage stormwater quantity and quality in a natural manner.  In their article “Understanding LID”, talks about the common errors in [...]


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