Green Stormwater Infrastructure Design: Lessons Learned in Philadelphia
In 2010, the Philadelphia Water Department embarked on a 25-year plan to improve local water quality, primarily through reduction of combined sewer overflows. Green Streets is the most prominent of the many green infrastructure programs underway. This presentation discusses the development process for Green Streets contracts within the city, including site evaluation and selection, standardization of design details and specifications, and plans for maintenance and monitoring.
- Track: GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
- Session : G42
Speaker: Stephen Maakestad
Stephen Maakestad, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Philadelphia, PA