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Low Impact Development Center: Watershed Resource Site
Low Impact Development Center is a non-profit organization advancing low impact development technology, a land planning and engineering design approach to maintaining and enhancing the pre-development hydrologic regime of urban and developing watersheds.
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CMHC: Research Report On Water Runoff & Site Planning
CMHC research report summarizes effects of site design approaches, site infrastructure methods and site development standards on the potential for reducing or eliminating water runoff from new development. It says from the perspective of sustainability, evaluations of development plans should include an additional criterion under environmental impact - rainwater management. 2007 (PDF)

CMHC: Sustainable Stormwater Practices At Lot Level & At-Source
CMHC research highlight presents results of market research in Toronto to identify opportunities and barriers to adoption of sustainable practices at the lot level. The research incorporated surveys and interviews of residents and businesses across five study areas in three major GTA watersheds. Recommendations are presented for future residential and business sector marketing programs to promote lot level and at-source stormwater management practices. 2007 (PDF)

WBDG: Low Impact Development: An Alternative Site Design Strategy
Whole Building Design Guide site explains Low Impact Development, using natural and engineered infiltration and storage to control storm water where it is generated.
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