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What is Green Infrastructure?

Green infrastructure is a cost-effective, resilient approach to managing wet weather impacts that provides many community benefits. Green infrastructure reduces and treats stormwater at its source while delivering environmental, social, and economic benefits.

Goals for green infrastructure is to implement and utilize low impact design where possible:

  • Install three new rain gardens and two new bioswales on campus by July 1, 2021 with the help of student volunteers.
  • Increase tree canopy in areas along drainage coulees and storm drains.
  • Analyze potential for a green roof installation on either an existing or new building.
  • Utilize impermeable pavement options for selected applications