Save it! Your Water. Your Money. Your City.
Lancaster City in Pennsylvania needs to save 750 million gallons of water annually from entering its combined sewer system. The City is employing green infrastructure to keep stormwater out of the system. This website, targeted to the public, is designed to inform, assist and guide residents and businesses in implementing various aspects of green infrastructure to control stormwater runoff.
Great PDFs targeted to residential homeowners are included as Green Infrastructure Technology Fact Sheets for:
• Overview of Green Infrastructure
• Downspout Disconnection
• Cistern / Rain Barrel
• Bioretention (Rain Garden
• Vegetated Roof
• Stormwater Planter Box
• Infiltration Practices
• Pervious Pavement with Infiltration
• Green Street / Green Alley
• Vegetated Swale
• Tree Trench
• Vegetated Curb
• Soil Infiltration Testing
(Undated) By the City of Lancaster and Lancaster County Conservancy.