bioretention


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bioretention

Adds landscaping and vegetation to treat stormwater runoff; bioretention systems are often called rain gardens. See also: Water management systems
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The building's public court yard is composed of permeable pavers and bioretention swales that remove pollutants and then release water into the soil to irrigate landscaping features, or slowly drain it into the city's stormwater system.
I was put in charge of monitoring the performance of an experimental bioretention cell in the OSU Botanical Gardens.
Evaluation and optimization of bioretention media for treatment of urban storm water runoff, Journal of Environment Engineering 131(11): 1521-1531.
Furnishing All Labor, Materials, Tools, Equipment, Transportation, And Services Necessary To Perform The Construction And Installation Of The Following: Realignment Of The Storm Drain Line Along San Ramon Road Between Silvergate Drive And Shannon Avenue, And Construction Of A Bioretention Basin At The Corner Of San Ramon Road And Silvergate Drive, And Other Items Not Specifically Mentioned Herein, And Doing All Appurtenant Work In Place And Ready For Use, All As Shown In The Specifications, Special Provisions, And Other Contract Documents Entitled As Shown Above, Now On File In The Office Of The Public Works Director, To Which Reference Is Hereby Made For Further Particulars.
Concrete storm water channels (top, left) with check dams trap sediment prior to runoff entering the bioretention wetland.
In keeping with the tenet of sustainability throughout the campus, this parking area is to comprise permeable paving and incorporate bioretention basins and vegetated swales.
Bioretention Media Modification for Heavy Metal Removal in Stormwater: A Field Study in North Carolina
The pilot plant's site design features water-efficient landscaping and naturalized bioretention areas that treat storm water in an ecologically sound and beautiful way.
Some of the environmentally-friendly features include: bicycle storage, access to public transit, and preferred carpool parking in consideration of alternative types of environmentally-friendly transportation; bioretention, rain gardens and rainwater collection in cisterns for irrigation; an EnergyStar roof; a 48.
Green solutions use plant and soil systems, permeable pavement, green roofs and cisterns, and bioretention wetland areas to capture, store and filter storm water before it reaches the combined sewer system.
Responding to a 2004 mayoral task force on livability and economic development, city officials in Lansing, MI, incorporated rain gardens, known as bioretention cells, into a streetscape redesign in the downtown area.