Contech Stormwater experts discuss designing stormwater BMP’s, regulations, maintenance issues, and all things stormwater.
The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation received the Outstanding Stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP) Implementation Award for its Garvanza Park Stormwater BMP Project from the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA).
Drafting stormwater regulations that are clear, comprehensive and effective is crucial to protecting and preserving receiving waters. The Clean Water Act has yielded a wide spectrum of local stormwater regulations and policies, but many leave something to be desired when it comes to actually mitigating the impacts of urban runoff. It has been our experience that many local regulations are missing core components that are invaluable in achieving our ultimate goal.
When you mention a commercial rainwater harvesting system (RWH) to an engineer, developer or owner, one of the first questions you get is “what’s the ROI?” Return on Investment and Net Present Value vary widely depending on specific project variables and there is no one correct answer. The three largest factors impacting ROI are initial cost of the system, water utility savings, and the value of land space saved for a stormwater BMP.
These are the top 24 questions asked about Rainwater Harvesting Design after Part 1 of our Rainwater Harvesting Webinar Series: Rainwater Harvesting as a Runoff Reduction tool. You'll find questions like...
Where can I find local rainfall data for various areas?
What happens at the end of the life of the system?
After the first part of our four-part Rainwater Harvesting webinar series, Rainwater Harvesting as a Runoff Reduction Tool, participants had the opportunity to ask our Rainwater Harvesting experts questions.
We didn't have enough time in the hour to answer all of the questions, so we are posting them here so that they are available to all.
These were the top 3 questions asked about Rainwater Harvesting Cost.
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