Don't Get Soaked: Smart Strategies to Manage Rainwater
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Through a series of interviews and real life case studies by the City of Portland, we explore how rainwater management is crucial to prevent erosion, pollutants to streams, and damaging wildlife habitat. Our team describes the step-by-step process to achieve the Rainwater Management credit utilizing green infrastructure and low-impact development.
- Explain how to achieve the Rainwater Management credit in LEED using the percentile approach - in O+M and Option 1 in BD+C and avoid pollution and erosion problems
- Describe green infrastructure (GI) and low-impact development (LID) rainwater management strategies and how they can prevent flooding onsite
- Define percentile rainfall event
- Review strategies to evaluate performance of rainwater management practices, using freely available online tools
10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion