If a low impact development facility is properly designed but improplerly constructed, it is unlikely to perform as intended and many of its benefits will be lost. This fact sheet is intended to provide an overview of general construction considerations for the project team.



Fact sheets in the “Low Impact Development” series include: Rain Gardens (ORESU-G-11-001), Porous Pavement (ORESU-G-11-002), Vegetated Filter Strips (ORESU-G-11-003), Drywells (ORESU-G-11-004), Stormwater Planters (ORESU-G-11-005), Swales (ORESU-G-11-006), Green Roofs (ORESU-G-11-007), Infiltration Testing (ORESU-G-11-008), Soakage Trenches (ORESU-G-11-009), The LID Site Planning Process (ORESU-G-14-003), Low Impact Development in the Design Phase (ORESU-G-14-006), Low-Impact Development in the Construction Phase (ORESE-G-14-005), and Low Impact Development in the Maintenance Phase After Construction (ORESU-G-14-004).

Maria Cahill
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Steps for constructing an LID project
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Friday, July 11, 2014
6 pages
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8.5x11-inch printable booklet
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