Incorporating LID on public lands such as parks, municipal facilities, schools and places of worship buildd resiliency, showcased new technologies, and helps to build consensus on performance and maintenance requirements.
LID when incorporated on public lands sites build community stormwater management capacity while reducing risk and liability associated with extreme weather events. LID can help improve the community, enrich areas through beautifully landscaped features and demonstrates leadership and commitment to the environment. Includes case studies.
The Grey to Green Public Lands Retrofit Guide supports properties managed by municipalities as well others that, while privately owned, are considered by many to be part of the public realm in our communities.
• Municipal facilities
• Places of worship
Public lands such as parks, municipal facilities, schools and places of worship represent the majority of open spaces in our communities. They present opportunities to build resiliency, showcase new technologies, and build consensus on performance and maintenance requirements.
This guide provides information, guidance, case studies and tools to do the following:
• Understand why implementing an LID makes sense for your property
• Know what LID options are available and how to select the right option for your property
• Implement an LID retrofit, including both small- and large-scale projects
• Operate and maintain your LID practice
(Undated) By Credit Valley Conservation, Aquafor Beech and Water Canada.