Comprehensive guidance on virtually all aspects of integrating green infrastructure: aligning departments, key ordinances, funding sources, design options, assessment and modeling. Invaluable resource.
Green Infrastructure Opportunities that Arise During Municipal Operations
This document details the strategy undertaken by the EPA to support community efforts to build green infrastructure (GI). The document highlights key costs and benefits of GI. Then the guide provides four key steps to implement GI projects. These steps are: review planning documents and codes, identify funding to install and maintain projects, plan for maintenance, and identify high-visibility projects where possible. Additionally, the guide helps identify opportunities to integrate GI during regular municipal operations. The document concludes with various case studies of successful GI implementations from around the US.