publication . Conference object . 2010

Promoting innovative stormwater solutions for coastal plain communities

Drescher, Sadie;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
Abstract
In 2008, the Center for Watershed Protection (CWP) surveyed seventy-three coastal plain communities to determine their current practices and need for watershed planning and low impact development (LID). The survey found that communities had varying watershed planning effectiveness and need better stormwater management, land use planning, and watershed management communication. While technical capacity is improving, stormwater programs are under staffed and innovative site designs may be prohibited under current regulations. In addition, the unique site constraints (e.g., sandy soils, low relief, tidal influence, vulnerability to coastal hazards, etc.) and lack o...
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free text keywords: Atmospheric Sciences, Pollution
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