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Low Impact Development Video on Green Runoff Solutions

The US EPA and the US Botanic Garden produced a 9-minute video highlighting LID techniques demonstrated at a Botanic Garden-sponsored exhibit in 2008. The video focuses on easy-to-implement solutions like rain gardens and rain barrels, as well as green roofs and cisterns. It also provides useful tips on building a rain garden at your site – from testing the drainage (min. 1 inch per hour) to providing the right mulch and plants for your particular environment.

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Infiltration of Pervious Concrete

Here is an impressive demonstration of pervious concrete infiltration from the University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center: