The number one response I get from developers and builders when asked why they do not favor using Low Impact Development (LID) techniques to manage their stormwater is:
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The June 2012 issue of “Professional Builder” magazine had an interesting article on Exterior Design Trends. It was more a sharing the results of a survey from home buyers on what they look for when looking for a home and selecting exterior design features for that new home.
They had a list of about 11 different items under a buyer consideration category…
Rain falls, snow melts, and water runs from our roofs, down the street, from parking lots and highways and into storm drains. As it goes, it picks up pollutants
LID (Low Impact Development) approaches the process of stormwater management creatively as its main goal is to pattern itself after Mother Nature herself.
It begins by mimicking the way the site was before development began.