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Natural Infiltration

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Resources

Natural Infiltration.

https://www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/swater/.../lid-Infiltration.pdf‎

Natural infiltration is a method in which an undisturbed land area covered with natural vegetation accepts runoff from new development and infiltrates the runoff into the soil.

Low Impact Development (LID)

Stormwater Management Handbook: Implementing green infrastructure in northern Kentucky communities (2009) http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/pdf/northern_kentucky_ch1-4.pdf
Regional and neighborhood-scale green infrastructure, strategies for site design; case studies

Low Impact Development: A guidebook for North Carolina (2005)
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/agecon/WECO/lid/documents/NC_LID_Guidebook.pdf
Site assessment and design; stormwater BMPs; LID and decentralized wastewater technology and management; LID construction; local government planning and regulatory strategies; and case studies.

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