Publications & Media

    Pervious Pavers: Choosing products and installation methods

    Permeable Pavers – photo
    Stormwater Magazine – September 2009
    Permeable pavement is one of four recommended low-impact development (LID) methods promoted in an LID manual being developed by Sarasota County, Florida, and the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

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    WATER Institute at the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center in Sonoma County

    In 2004 the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center (OAEC) in Sonoma County established the WATER Institute (Watershed Advocacy, Training, Education & Research) to promote an understanding of the importance of healthy watersheds to healthy communities. OAEC’s WATER Institute builds upon their many years of regional watershed research, restoration, advocacy, community organizing, and activism.

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    Setting Soil Standards in King County, Washington, with the Future in Mind

    King County in Washington State became one of the first jurisdictions in the United States to adopt and implement a post-construction soil standard. Its regulation went into effect January 1, 2005. King County’s post-construction soil standard has changed the way developers plan and develop a site in unincorporated parts of the county.

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