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Storm Water Site Design: Integrating Landscape Architecture

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Gain tools and strategies to ensure project integration of Storm Water Aspects and avoid common pitfalls and oversights.Contaminated drinking supplies, record drought, and increased negative effect of combined sewer systems polluting our rivers, streams and water bodies, all put the need for focusing on how we collect, clean and dispose storm water when designing our built environments into the forefront of a designer's priority. This topic will not only help you understand the benefits of using green infrastructure, but it will also help you understand how to integrate landscape architecture into the storm water site design. This content will address the benefits of storm water management and teach you the best techniques to integrating it in an aesthetic way that also improves the management of water as a precious resource.

Authors

Thomas R. Tavella, PLA, FASLA, LEED-ap, Tavella Design Group, LLC

Agenda

Integrating Landscape Architecture Into Your Storm Water Site Design

• Benefits of Integration of Storm Water Into Site Design

• LEED and Sustainable Sites Credits

• State and Federal Regulations That Encourage the Integration of Storm Water in Site Design

Techniques in the Integration of Storm Water in Your Site Designs

• Standard Techniques

• Pervious Pavements

• Rain Gardens and Biofiltration Swales

Case Studies

• Sherwood Island State Park

• Stepping Stones Museum

• Other Examples Schools, Streetscapes and Corporate Projects