Brochure to engage home gardeners and homeowners to include green infrastructure for managing storm water on their property using rain gardens, bioswales, permeable pavement, tree pits and other site level and community options.
(Undated) Brochure developed and published by the non-profit GrowNYC. Publication includes green infrastructure techniques including rain gardens, permeable pavement, bioswales, rainwater harvesting, green roofs, downspout planters, enhanced tree pits for homes, gardens and communities.
This guide is designed to educate homeowners, community garden- ers and others interested in storm water management techniques which can help minimize water pollution as it results from rainfall in cities that have combined sewers and other locations that experience flooding and storm water problems. The photographs, detailed drawings, material lists and descriptions provide a starting point for those interested in utilizing these practices in their homes, gardens and communities. Additional information and resources (videos) can be found in our online toolkit at http://www.grownyc.org/openspace/green-infrastructure-toolkit.