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Thurston, H., Goddard, H., Szlag, D., Lemberg, B. 2003. Controlling Storm-Water Runoff with Tradable Allowances for Impervious Surfaces. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. ASCE, Reston, VA. Volume 129, Number 5. Pages 409-418.
Design Standard, development, impervious, regulated, water quality, Stormwater
A watershed in Cincinnati, Ohio, is used to evalute a land parcel’s stormwater runoff potential and the management practices available using site attributes such as impervious cover, soils, etc. The authors explore the idea that traditional regulatory frameworks are not working and instead economic incentives can be used for a tradable runoff system.