Environmentally Sound Practices in the Home Building Industry: Chapter 04: Stormwater Management and Habitat Preservation: Development 3: Somerset
Chapter Abstract: This is clip 4 of 8 for this video. The developers of Somerset intercepted and filtered stormwater at the individual home site by planting shallow rain gardens. By using this design, the need for stormwater management facilities was greatly reduced saving them hundreds-of-thousands of dollars in infrastructure costs.
Author: Maryland Center for Environmental Training / College of Southern Maryland
Publication Date: 2000
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|Chapter 01: Introduction|
|Chapter 02: Stormwater Management and Habitat Preservation: Development 1: Quail Meadow|
|Chapter 03: Stormwater Management and Habitat Preservation: Development 2: Northridge|
|Chapter 04: Stormwater Management and Habitat Preservation: Development 3: Somerset|
|Chapter 05: Overall Approach to Environmentally Friendly Homebuilding Design|
|Chapter 06: Non-Structural Stormwater Devices|
|Chapter 07: Erosion and Sediment Controls|
|Chapter 08: Conclusions|
Partially funded by:
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, NDEQ