AUSTIN STORMWATER MANUAL
Austin Duehr, PE, ENV SP, Completes NSPE’s Emerging Leaders
Apr 27, 2022Dallas, Texas – Austin Duehr, PE, ENV SP, has completed the National Society of Professional Engineer’s (NSPE) Emerging Leaders Program. Austin was one of the 16 individuals chosen from around the country to participate in the program created to develop strong leaders in the engineering field. “NSPE’s program has benefitted and improved my presence [PDF]
The Texas Manual on Rainwater Harvesting
Austin, Texas, does not use utility-supplied water for irrigation, saving $1.5 million per year by relying on captured rainwater and collected groundwater. Reynolds Metals in Ingleside, Texas, uses stormwater captured in containment basins as process water in its metal-processing plant, greatly offsetting the volume of purchased water.
Green infrastructure - Wikipedia
Green infrastructure or blue-green infrastructure refers to a network that provides the “ingredients” for solving urban and climatic challenges by building with nature. The main components of this approach include stormwater management, climate adaptation, the reduction of heat stress, increasing biodiversity, food production, better air quality, sustainable energy
Silt fence - Wikipedia
A silt fence, sometimes (misleadingly) called a "filter fence," is a temporary sediment control device used on construction sites to protect water quality in nearby streams, rivers, lakes and seas from sediment (loose soil) in stormwater runoff fences are widely used on construction sites in North America and elsewhere, due to their low cost and simple design.
Parklets - National Association of City Transportation Officials
Application. Parklets are typically applied where narrow or congested sidewalks prevent the installation of traditional sidewalk cafes, or where local property owners or residents see a need to expand the seating capacity and public space on a given street. To obtain a parklet, property owners enter into an agreement with the city, in some cases through a citywide application
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