128 Cockeysville Road, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, Maryland  21030 410.785.0875 GREEN METRICS AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT DESIGN ...
GREEN METRICS & SWM DESIGN INTRODUCTION “ Green” Site Design Success Client’s Goals & Objectives Timing of Site Design Inv...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN INTRODUCTION Three Case Studies Meeting Regulatory Criteria Green Washing Zero Discharg...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 1 - Meeting Regulatory Criteria CLIENT METRIC:  Plan Approval Obtain Plan Ap...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 1 - Meeting Regulatory Criteria 40 acres 1 acre lots Public Road Panhandle D...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 1 - Meeting Regulatory Criteria PRESENTATION L62
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 1 - Meeting Regulatory Criteria PRESENTATION L62
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 2 – Green Washing CLIENT METRIC:  Make it GREEN No Increased Cost No Layout ...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 2 – Green Washing “ The term is generally used when significantly more money...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 2 – Green Washing 27 acres 156 Units TND No Layout  Flexibility Mission: “ G...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 2 – Green Washing PRESENTATION L62
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 3 – Zero Discharge CLIENT METRIC:  “Greener” than LEED No Site Discharge in ...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 3 – Zero Discharge 1.21 acres Green Building  Office &  Education Structure ...
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 3 – Zero Discharge PRESENTATION L62
LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Conclusion Flexible Design Know Client’s Goals Understand the Green Side of Applicable ...
Main Office: 128 Cockeysville Road, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, Maryland  21030 410.785.0875 Northeast Office: 31 Gardiners Lan...
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Presentation of 2008 StormCon paper by Theodore E. Scott, PE, CPESC, LEED AP & Christina Muzquiz, RLA, LEED AP

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GREEN METRICS AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT DESIGN

  1. 1. 128 Cockeysville Road, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030 410.785.0875 GREEN METRICS AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT DESIGN August 6, 2008 Theodore E. Scott, CPESC, PE T.E. Scott & Associates, Inc. Stormwater Maintenance, LLC tes@MdSWM.com www.SWMaintenance.com www.AppliedStormwater.com PRESENTATION L62
  2. 2. GREEN METRICS & SWM DESIGN INTRODUCTION “ Green” Site Design Success Client’s Goals & Objectives Timing of Site Design Involvement Knowing Applicable Regulations PRESENTATION L62
  3. 3. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN INTRODUCTION Three Case Studies Meeting Regulatory Criteria Green Washing Zero Discharge PRESENTATION L62
  4. 4. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 1 - Meeting Regulatory Criteria CLIENT METRIC: Plan Approval Obtain Plan Approval – Maryland 2000 Design Manual Minimize Costs DESIGN GOALS Integrate SWM – Use the Toolbox Green Vegetation-Based Practices Distribute throughout site Maintain Existing Drainage Patterns Limit Concentrated Flow Provide Environmental and Aesthetic Benefits PRESENTATION L62
  5. 5. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 1 - Meeting Regulatory Criteria 40 acres 1 acre lots Public Road Panhandle Drive 14 Units Mission: APPROVAL PRESENTATION L62
  6. 6. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 1 - Meeting Regulatory Criteria PRESENTATION L62
  7. 7. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 1 - Meeting Regulatory Criteria PRESENTATION L62
  8. 8. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 2 – Green Washing CLIENT METRIC: Make it GREEN No Increased Cost No Layout Changes Impress the Reviewers DESIGN GOALS Integrate SWM into Architecture & Existing Layout Reduce End-of-Pipe Underground Structure Sizes Employ Close-to-the-Source Green Vegetation-Based Practices PRESENTATION L62
  9. 9. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 2 – Green Washing “ The term is generally used when significantly more money or time has been spent advertising being green (that is, operating with consideration for the environment), rather than spending resources on environmentally sound practices.” -- Wikipedia.org Greenwashing is the unjustified appropriation of environmental virtue by a company, an industry, a government, a politician or even a non-government organization to create a pro-environmental image, sell a product or a policy, or to try and rehabilitate their standing with the public and decision makers after being embroiled in controversy. -- Sourcewatch.org PRESENTATION L62
  10. 10. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 2 – Green Washing 27 acres 156 Units TND No Layout Flexibility Mission: “ GREEN” PRESENTATION L62
  11. 11. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 2 – Green Washing PRESENTATION L62
  12. 12. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 3 – Zero Discharge CLIENT METRIC: “Greener” than LEED No Site Discharge in 100-Year Greenspace Reserved for Sustainable Agriculture Minimize Costs Treat Offsite Drainage DESIGN GOALS Modify Layout to Facilitate SWM Utilize High-rate Infiltratable Soils – 12 Feet Below Clay Layer Employ Green Vegetation-Based Practices for Pre-Treatment Integrate with Rainwater Harvesting PRESENTATION L62
  13. 13. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 3 – Zero Discharge 1.21 acres Green Building Office & Education Structure Expansion of Existing Use PRESENTATION L62
  14. 14. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Case Study 3 – Zero Discharge PRESENTATION L62
  15. 15. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT SITE DESIGN Conclusion Flexible Design Know Client’s Goals Understand the Green Side of Applicable Regulations Design Team Creativity and Open Mindedness Aesthetics Matter Benefit the environment PRESENTATION L62
  16. 16. Main Office: 128 Cockeysville Road, Suite 200 Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030 410.785.0875 Northeast Office: 31 Gardiners Lane Hampton Bays, NY 11946 410.703.4936 THANK YOU GREEN METRICS AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT DESIGN August 6, 2008 Theodore E. Scott, CPESC, PE T.E. Scott & Associates, Inc. Stormwater Maintenance, LLC tes@MdSWM.com www.SWMaintenance.com www.AppliedStormwater.com PRESENTATION L62

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