Green Infrastructure: Lessons from Science and Practice

Green Infrastructure: Lessons from Science and Practice

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Bettez, N., Chandler, D., Davidson, C., Driscoll, C., Eger, C., Flynn, C. 2015. Green Infrastructure: Lessons from Science and Practice. Science Policy Exchange. Pages 1-32

Assessment, BMP, development, Implementation, LID, maintenance, Management, pollutant, site design, Stormwater, Stormwater Utility, Swales, Porous Pavements, Green Infrastructure

http://www.science-policy-exchange.org/gi-report

By collecting performance data from eight green infrastructure technologies, the researchers analyzed their effectiveness in reducing storm water volume and six pollutants in both summer and winter. Ultimately, the results showed that, while green infrastructure has much potential, the performance of each individual technology depends on many external factors.

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