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Green Infrastructure usage

In one of the recent Forester Daily News newsletters, Janice Kaspersen writes how Washington, DC is has a problem with stormwater runoff and they are looking to use green infrastructure to help control the increased flow of stormwater into a combined sewer system.  The article can be found in the newsletter under Market for GI.   Atlanta has gone to a system where any new construction or renovation of a structure has to contain a specific portion of the initial rainfall on site.  This can be done through the use of various Green Infrastructure practices including impervious surfaces, bioretention ponds or other means.  For more information on the work of the department of Watershed Protection see the website for Atlanta GreenInfrastructure.