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Author: Chris Swann
Last Updated: 18-10-2019 14:01
Hirschman Water & Environment, LLC, Center for Watershed Protection, Inc. 2018. Performance Enhancing Devices for Stormwater Best Management Practices: Biochar – Roadside Ditch Management and PEDs. Center for Watershed Protection, Inc. & Chesapeake Stormwater Network.
Best management practice, Biochar, Design standards, Maintenance, Management, Performance enhancing devices, Water quality, PEDs, BMPs, Design, Soil amendments
This research report is a part of the Roadside Ditch Management and Performance Enhancing Devices project conducted by the Center for Watershed Protection, Inc. and the Chesapeake Stormwater Network, funded by the Chesapeake Bay Trust. This report subsection focuses on biochar amendments. It provides: a definition of and uses for biochar; sourcing and procurement guidance; details for material testing and mixing; a risk assessment; operations and maintenance considerations; qualifying conditions for implementation; and photos from example projects.