A total of 23 projects will receive funding from Growing Forward 2's Growing Assurance Ecological Goods and Services (EG&S) to enhance riparian areas, build water retention structures, protect sensitive lands with perennial cover and establish grassed waterway
Design a trapezoidal grassed waterway
to carry 5 [m.
A grassed waterway
is a shallow, sodded, wide ditch that runs down a slope (figure 18-20).
Tenders are invited for Shaping and grading of a diversion and grassed waterway
including: +/- 840 LF of shaping and grading diversion and +/- 710 LF of shaping and grading waterway.
If crop diversity is expanded to include pasture and alfalfa, and a grassed waterway
is included in the tilled row-crop field for soil erosion control, the maximum number of nesting species increases more than 40% to 26 species (Fig.
ASABE EP464 DEC2006, Grassed Waterway
for Runoff Control.
The validated WEPP Windows model input parameter sets for the four watersheds were then modified to represent a couple of non-structural BMPs such as grassed waterway
and field border in the following ways: 1) a 5 m (16.
05 for the grassed waterway
and the parallel terrace, indicating that the experts and raters using the evaluation tool did not differ significantly (p<0.
A stable outlet below the grassed waterway
is provided to reduce runoff velocity and disperse the flow before it enters a filter strip.
The drainage basin containing the variable grade diversion terraces and grassed waterway
Multiplying the amount of structure needed (linear feet of terrace, acres of grassed waterway
The least we can do now to prevent our cities from becoming unbearable hot furnaces is to preserve whatever parks and recreation areas are left and to embark on a massive greening program that includes urban forestry, creating rooftop gardens, green architecture, urban agriculture, use of light colored paints, and grassed waterways
, among others.