Cost-Effective LID in Commercial and Residential Development

March 2011
Stormwater;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p38
Trade Publication
The article discusses the economic benefits of low-impact development (LID) based strategies. Aside from its capability to sustain control of water pollution and management of stormwater, LID designs in certain settings can also be a source of cost-savings. LID can contribute to savings via decreasing the amount of drainage infrastructure, reducing or eliminating stormwater management-related infrastructures such as curbs and gutters, and reducing the amount of land disturbance used during construction.


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