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Sustainable Stormwater Reduction and Retention

    Date Posted: Tue, May 03 - 4:09 pm

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  • Can you detail any concepts to be used for sustainable stormwater reduction and retention?
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  • As you may know, the library has had issues with flooding in the basement due to the combined storm / sewer lines in the street, so this will be a topic of primary concern in the next phase of work when we will engage our civil engineer. Our concept includes a splash pad, where the water can be stored in underground tanks and then recycled back through the water features. We also plan for permeable pavers, roof gardens, and bioretention in landscape areas.