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Main Title Managing wet weather with green infrastructure municipal handbook green infrastructure retrofit policies / [electronic resource] :
Author J. Bitting ; C. Kloss
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Bitting, Jennifer.
Kloss, Christopher.
CORP Author Low Impact Development Center, Inc., Beltsville, MD.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Wastewater Management.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 2008
Report Number EPA-833-F-08-008
Stock Number PB2010-106455
Subjects Runoff--Environmental aspects--United States ; Urban runoff--United States--Management ; Pavements--Design and construction--Environmental aspects--United States ; Road drainage--Environmental aspects--United States ; Water--Pollution--Control
Additional Subjects Stormwater management ; Municipalities ; Handbook ; Urban areas ; Water quality ; Streams ; Runoff ; Erosion ; Aquatic ecosystems ; Habitat ; Hydrology ; Land cover ; Wet weather management ; Green infrastructure
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NTIS  PB2010-106455 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation [23] p. : ill. : digital, PDF file
Abstract Existing development, especially in urbanized and urbanizing areas, is responsible for currently degraded water quality and stream conditions. Changes in land cover and the increased imperviousness of the urban environment have resulted in larger volumes of runoff traveling at faster velocities. This has caused serious streambank erosion and has compromised aquatic habitat. Many of these areas were developed without adequate stormwater controls and must be addressed if urban streams are to be restored and water quality is to be improved nationwide. It should be noted that most stormwater regulations are intended to limit the increases in pollution associated with new development, or to curb flooding, but do not specifically address the hydrologic modifications associated with runoff from existing development.
Notes "December 2008." "EPA-833-F-08-008"
Contents Notes This chapter explores policies and incentives used by municipalities to facilitate green retrofits within their stormwater programs. This document also troubleshoots the institutional and regulatory challenges of incorporating green retrofits into municipal infrastructure, and provides some solutions and case studies.
Place Published Washington, DC
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Wastewater Management.
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Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency.; Low Impact Development Center, Inc.
Alternate Title Green infrastructure retrofit policies
PUB Date Free Form Dec 2008
Category Codes 48G; 68D; 91A; 43F
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A03
BIB Level m
Medium electronic resource
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Control Number 109202240
OCLC Time Stamp 20090107145906
Language eng
Origin NTIS
OCLC Rec Leader 01809nam 2200361Ia 45020