Sustainability of spaces will also be enhanced through the construction of green infrastructure like bioswales
and pervious surfaces, which can aid during rainy season and flooding.
On its 248-acre Grayslake Campus, CLC installed more than 2,500 linear feet of bioswales
in four parking lots in 2016-17.
The design team, which included PACE Group LLC, Twinshores Landscaping and Salas OBrien, extensively used permeable paving technology, and engineered natural methods such as bioswales
to meet and exceed the citys new requirements for managing stormwater run-off and lessen the impact on its drainage infrastructure.
Tenders are invited for stormwater capture system that includes: detention basins, drop inlets, bioswales
, underground piping, valves, reinforced pcc paving, etc.
Green infrastructure examined in the report includes pipes-and-pumps alternatives like rain gardens, bioswales
and green roofs, as well as water storage and recycling tools like cisterns.
The trenches deliver water to planted areas, known as bioswales
, where the water is naturally filtered and cleaned before entering the ground.
are great ideas for home gardens, as you'll see on page 50.
Green design elements included expansion of the initial bioswales
, pervious paving, LED lighting, occupancy sensors, and low-flow plumbing.
Water is treated through a series of infiltration sumps, bioswales
, management zones, and wetlands throughout the golf course.
Alveo developments across Nuvali have bioswales
that help filter rainwater, a recycled water irrigation system, permeable paving, tree-shaded walkways and pedestrian lanes, landscaping using endemic species, natural ventilation and lighting, and parks and green open spaces.
Existing natural ecologies are preserved and Low Impact Development technologies such as green roofs, porous paving and bioswales
are incorporated into new or retrofit developments.
To collect rainwater runoff from the developed properties, the city would build environmentally friendly bioswales
, ponds and channels, Harding said.