Posts tagged with "best management practices"
Communities across the country have aging and inadequate water infrastructure. Most of our underground water infrastructure was built 50 or more years ago, in the post-World War II era. In some older urban areas, many water mains can even be a century or more old. It is estimated $2.6 billion is lost as water mains leak treated drinking water. In addition, billions of gallons of raw sewage are discharged into local surface waters from wastewater conveyance systems.
The University of Minnesota (UMN) retained HR Green to reconstruct two of the parking lots at their Como Student Housing site. Poor site drainage affected the existing site, due to adjacent development and an insufficient stormwater sewer system.