October 2015 - Torrent Resources
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Monthly Archives: October 2015

With the stormwater management paradigm shifting from “get it off site as quickly as possible” to “retain stormwater on site so it can either be recycled or infiltrated,” regulators have been quick to incorporate low impact development (LID) or green infrastructure (GI) policies. The main goal of LID and GI designs is to maintain pre-development […]

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While California receives the most media attention for their drought condition, far more of the country is in trouble than just one state. 15 percent of the contiguous United States are in the extreme drought category while another 22 percent fall in the moderate to extreme category.* Since we can’t force rain out of the sky, […]

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The city of Mesa’s plan to reduce stormwater runoff and pollution has received one of the top honors at an event known as the “Academy Awards” of the environmental community. Mesa’s Low Impact Development Toolkit has earned the Crescordia Award for Public Policy/Plans at the Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards gala Sept. 12 , according […]

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