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Water Efficient Irrigation

Water Efficient Irrigation Covers 7 Basic Steps:

  1. Planning & Design
  2. Preparing the Soil
  3. Creating Practical Turf Areas
  4. Water Efficient Plants
  5. Using Mulch
  6. Efficient Irrigation
  7. Proper Maintenance

 

October 31, 2009 Posted by | LEED | | Leave a comment

Stormwater Management

Stormwater runoff from urban development projects has become a greater issues and has started to take a forefront in the development process.   The average person fails to see the environmental benefits of understanding stormwater runoff.

Benfits:

  • Pollutant Removal
  • Ground Water Recharge
  • Stream Channel Protection

Storm Water Control Measures are typically dived into two categories:

  1. Structural,  Example Ponds & Filters (Things that are engineered)
  2. Non-Structural Ex:  Grass Buffers & Tree Save areas.

October 31, 2009 Posted by | Water | | Leave a comment